Our History

Singapore Bible College, an evangelical and inter-denominational seminary, was founded in 1952 by pastors and leaders from Anglican, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian and independent churches, with the support of the Chinese Church Union, Christian Nationals Evangelism Commission (CNEC) and the Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF).

1952

Starts at Sophia Road
Founding of School of Theology (Chinese)
 

Acting Principal:
Rev Dr Calvin Chao

1952
1953-1954

1953: Moves to Ipoh Lane

1954: Moves to Barker Road

1954: Shifts to 9-11 Adam Road

Founding of School of Theology (English)

1953-1954
1958

1st Principal:
Rev Dr Moses Yu

1958
1960-1968

1960: Starts Evening Bible School

1961: 2nd Principal:
Mr Wilson Wang

 

1968: Block 1 Completed

1960-1968
1969

3rd Principal:
Rev Yap Un Han

1969
1977-1979

1977: Block 2 Completed

1977: Purchases 13 Adam Road

1979: 4th Principal
Rev Dr Maak Hay Chun

1977-1979
1983-1989

1983: Founding of School of Church Music


1983:
Block 3 Completed


1985:
Purchases Block 4 (12 Shelford Road)


1989:
Purchases Block 5 (15 Adam Road)

1983-1989
1992-1995

1992: 5th Principal
Rev Dr Michael Shen

1995: SBC Mission Statement

1992-1995
2001-2008


2001:
Project Nehemiah (Block 7) Completed

2006: 6th Principal
Rev Dr Albert Ting

2008: Founding of School of Counselling

2001-2008
2016-2017

7th Principal:
Rev Dr Clement Chia

2017: SBC 65th Anniversary & Reformation 500

2016-2017