Founders and Lecturers


Reverend Kong Hee

Pastor Kong Hee is the founder and senior pastor of City Harvest Church in Singapore. Under his leadership, CHC was listed as one of the ten largest churches in the world in 2012 by the Billion Soul Network.

Pastor Kong is a passionate follower of Christ and a man of the Spirit. His message and preaching are not merely inspirational, but with the strong demonstration of the Spirit’s power. He constantly challenges people to anchor their faith in the Word of God, move in the supernatural gifts of the Spirit, and be intentional in the daily cultivation of the fruit of the Spirit. He believes that the ultimate goal of life is to conform to the image of Christ. Pastor Kong teaches that every authentic disciple of Jesus must be willing to suffer for Him and the gospel, and lovingly serve others, especially the weak, defenseless, poor and needy. Soul-winning, making disciples, missions, and helping the poor are his passion.

Reverend Ho Yeow Sun

Sun is the wife of Pastor Kong Hee and co-founder of CHC. She holds a BA in Biblical Studies and a MA in Pastoral Counselling. As the CEO and executive pastor of the church, Sun provides spiritual direction for the overall vision, functions, programmes, and services of the church. Working with the Board and the staff, she ensures the continued well-being of the church, its members, and its extended ministries. In 2018, together with Rev. Dr. Bobby Chaw, Sun co-founded The Harvest Network, a fellowship of like-minded congregations around the region, who share CHC’s DNA.

Sun’s love for Jesus and the gospel forms the foundation of her ministry for God’s kingdom and His people. Gifted as a worship leader, administrator, and prophetic preacher, she ministers powerfully in the anointing of the Holy Spirit, inspiring believers to live in wholehearted consecration to Jesus.


Reverend Dr. Bobby Chaw Ngin

Rev. Dr. Bobby Chaw is a founding member of CHC. With a heart for the mission field, he heads the City Harvest School of Theology (SOT) as well as the Missions Department of CHC. Known to be a prolific and passionate Bible teacher who preaches effectively in both English and Mandarin, Bobby oversees a pastoral zone and the City Harvest Chinese congregation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Material Science) from the National University of Singapore in 1997, a Diploma in Theological Studies in 1998 from Oral Roberts University (USA), Master of Divinity in 2011 from Trinity Theological College (Singapore) and Doctor of Ministry in 2019 from Southern Methodist University (USA).

Resident Lecturers

Reverend Aries Zulkarnain

Rev. Aries Zulkarnain is an Executive Pastor and one of the founding members of CHC. His ministry has grown together with the church, riding the tides of highs and lows over the years. Pairing his love for God’s people with his business acumen and experience, Aries runs several operational aspects of the church and preaches the Word of God with candour and relevance. He leads a division of youths and adults, is actively involved in leadership training and discipleship, and heads the Indonesian Service. Aries is also the Pastoral IC of the Media department in CHC. He graduated with a Diploma of Theology in 1998.

Reverend Choong Tsih-Ming

Rev. Choong Tsih-Ming oversees an adult zone and is one of the founding members of CHC. He teaches regularly at SOT, as well as in church-wide Bible Study. Known for moving in the gifts of the Holy Spirit, Ming’s classes and sermons are always a hit and a favourite among students and church members. He holds a Diploma in Biblical Theology from Tung Ling Bible School (Singapore), and also a Bachelor of Arts in Theology.

Reverend Wu Yuzhuang

Rev. Wu Yuzhuang is a founding member of CHC, and a Division Pastor who oversees multiple zones comprising of youths, young adults and adults. He spearheads the annual “Emerge Conference”—CHC’s signature youth movement. Emerge has gained recognition all over Asia as a relevant and effective channel of outreach that has impacted multitudes of young people. Yuzhuang also oversees the Marketplace Ministry, providing spiritual mentoring and discipleship to business owners and professionals. He graduated with a Diploma of Applied Theology in 1996, and a Diploma of Advanced Theology in 1997.

Reverend Kenneth Sim Hwee Tiong

Rev. Kenneth Sim is a founding member of CHC, and has been serving the Lord full-time staff since 1993. With a heart for missions and evangelism, Kenneth has travelled and ministered all throughout Asia and the US. With extensive experience in disaster relief efforts, he has led many medical teams to tsunami and earthquake-stricken places such as Banda Aceh (2004), Sichuan (2008), Padang (2009), Haiti (2010), Japan (2011), Philippines (2014), Nepal (2015) and Palu (2018). Kenneth holds a Diploma of Bible Theology and a Licentiate of Theology.

Pastor Tan Kim Hock

Pastor Tan Kim Hock is a founding member of CHC. He serves as the Academic Dean in SOT, as well as an Associate Pastor (Missions) in CHC, travelling to other Asian countries for CHC’s missionary work. He graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science from National University of Singapore in July 1997, a Diploma in Theological Studies in December 1998 from Oral Roberts University (USA) and Master of Divinity in May 2010 from Trinity Theological College (Singapore).

Pastor Lin Junxian

Pastor Lin Junxian is an Associate Pastor at CHC, overseeing a pastoral zone of young adults and adults. He provides pastoral oversight for various ministries in the church, including the CityWorship team. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Business Management) from the University of Wales (UK) in June 2006, and holds a Master of Divinity from Trinity Theological College (Singapore). Junxian’s preaching style is insightful and proficient. His warm and pastoral personality endears him to the congregation.

Pastor Jeremy Choy

Pastor Jeremy Choy joined CHC in 1995, and is now an Associate Pastor leading a pastoral zone. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (with Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1998. He was the “Best Overall Performance Student” in the 2003 SOT cohort. Jeremy oversees CHC’s Christian Education and Family Life (CityFamilies) programmes, and heads the Prison Ministry which focuses on in-care pastoral work. Jeremy also sits on the board of City Harvest Community Service Association (CHCSA).

Pastor Edmund Tay

Pastor Edmund Tay joined CHC in 1998. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics with 2nd Upper Honours) from Curtin University (Australia) in 1997 and Master of Divinity in May 2011 from Trinity Theological College (Singapore). Edmund has been a CHC full-time staff since 2001 and is an Associate Pastor overseeing a pastoral zone of youths and young adults. He also provides pastoral oversight to the Drama and Photography Ministries at CHC.

Guest Lecturer

Reverend Mike Connell

Rev. Mike Connell was formerly the Senior Pastor of Bay City Outreach Centre, New Zealand. He is now an itinerant minister and an internationally recognised teacher of the Word. He moves powerfully in prophecy, deliverance and inner healing. Ps Mike’s strong love and sensitivity for God and His people have enabled him to minister and bring healing to the hurt and broken. A man full of the Spirit and faith, Ps Mike will take believers to another level of spiritual encounters with God.