Our Faculty Members

Our multicultural faculty with adjunct and affiliate professors is composed of more than 50 members. They are multinational and represent most of the denominational and non-denominational churches in Protestant traditions.

Dr. Calvin Chong

School of Theology (English)

  • Associate Professor, Practical Theology


  • PhD Educational Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • MTh Old Testament Studies, King’s College, London
  • BA Theology, London Bible College
  • BA, National University of Singapore
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, National Institute of Education

Biographical Information

Dr. Calvin Chong is Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Singapore Bible College. He has been part of the SBC faculty since 1995 first teaching in the OT department, then serving in academic leadership, and now teaching across multiple disciplines including pastoral ministries, educational design, as well as intercultural studies.

He is author of several articles and book chapters focused on changing global realities that impact church and society, youth and young adults, ministry with diasporic peoples, and ministry amongst oral and visual learners.  

Dr. Chong serves on the boards of the Evangelical Alliance of Singapore and the migrant NGO Healthserve. He is also on the leadership team at Covenant Community Methodist Church where he serves as Worship and Music chair. He regularly serves as spiritual director on tours to Bible lands. He is married with two grown up sons.

  • Bible Study Methods
  • Teaching Learning Processes
  • Urban Missions
  • Diaspora Missiology
  • Culture and Contextualization
  • Cultural Engagement and Exegesis
  • Leadership in the Arts for Ministry and Missions
  • Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation
  • Ministry amongst diasporic peoples
  • Ministry amongst oral preference learners
  • Exploring the use of the arts in ministry and missions
  • Designing learning experiences for ministries
  • Applying gaming principles to online learning experiences
  • Globalization, Hybrid Worlds, and Emerging Missional Frontiers’. In A Hybrid World: Diaspora, Hybridity, and Missio Dei, edited by Sadiri Joy Tira and Juliet Lee Uytanlet. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Publishing, 2020.
  • The Servant at the Fringes: Christians Serving Foreign Workers in Singapore (ed). Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2018.
  • ‘Gospel and Youth in Singapore’. In The Gospel Speaks: Past, Present and Always, edited by Samuel Goh and Desmond Soh, 86–97. Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2017.
  • ‘Encountering Text as Multimodal Experience’. Orality & Literacies: Implications for Communications and Education, 2017. https://orality.net/content/oralities-literacies-chapter-4-encountering-text-as-multimodal-experience/.
  • ‘Youth Ministry Realities in Singapore: Insights and Wisdom from the Ground.’ One Hope, April 2016.
  • Council member, Evangelical Alliance of Singapore
  • Board member, Healthserve
  • Worship and Music Chair, Local Church Executive Committee, Covenant Community Methodist Church
  • Member, Pastor-Parish Relationship Committee, Covenant Community Methodist Church

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