Senior Pastor: Reverend Edwin Lam
English Congregation Pastor: Reverend Lai Soon Loy
Youth Pastor : Reverend David Gabriel Lim
Chinese Ministry : Pastor Low Thiam Chong
Filipino Ministry: Deacon Joseph Toh and Asst Leader Nimrod Embalzado
Rev. Edwin Lam, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, USA and Regent College, Vancouver, Canada is the Senior Pastor, New Life Baptist Church (NLBC). He has an active local and global Preaching, Evangelistic and Missions ministry. Prior to joining NLBC, he was the Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church for 13 years. Before that, for a number of years, the Lead Pastor of Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church.
He also provides leadership as the Vice-President of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation, Chairman, Interserve Singapore, Board member, Baptist Theological Seminary, Director, Transforming Life in Communities and Board Member of C3 (a VWO).
Married to Gillian, the Lams have two adult children: Judith and Julia. Rev. Lam besides having written articles in four books, magazines and devotionals also authored “Changing Destinies–Living with a Passionate Vision.” His second book “Delighting in the Presence of the Almighty” will be released soon.
“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the Word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15)
Rev Lai accepted Christ in 1979. He is happily married to Chiow Khim and has 3 wonderful kids: Carolyn, Andrew, and Ruth. Rev Lai has been serving with NLBC since 1993.
Prior to joining NLBC, Rev Lai was an associate Pastor with an independent church. In 1986, he enrolled into Singapore Bible College to prepare himself for ministry. He also holds a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice Seminary (Atlanta, Georgia).
Rev Lai is currently our congregational Pastor.
“For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21
David Lim accepted Christ in when he was 15 years old and began attending Ang Mo Kio Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Singapore Polytechnic in 1998 with a Diploma in Multimedia Software Engineering. After completing his National Service, he joined Cybertech Pte Ltd as a programmer. He was subsequently assigned by his company to be a software trainer in Bowen Secondary School in 2002. It was during this period that he realised his passion to reach the young people.
In 2004, David joined New Life Baptist Church as a youth ministry staff and in the same year, entered Baptist Theological Seminary where he completed his Bachelor of Theology in 2008. Together with his wife Ariel, whom he married in 2004, they have been serving in New Life Baptist church till the present day. He serves in the worship ministry as a worship leader and oversees the young adults cell group leaders.
Rev Low accepted Christ in 1975 and served as a full-time ministry staff in Leng Kwang Baptist Church from 1999 to 2006. He graduated from the Baptist Theological Seminary Singapore with a Diploma in Theology in 2006. He spent the next 2 years in the same seminary to obtain his Bachelor of Theology.
Upon his graduation in 2008, Rev Low joined New Life Baptist Church, serving in the Chinese Ministry. The Lord had shown him what He wanted him to do, i.e., ‘to prepare His people for the day when He promotes them to glory’. Rev Low married Hannah in 1979. They have three grown-up daughters Grace, Joyce and Charis.