曾金發 Edmund Chan
Leadership Mentor, Covenant Evangelical Free Church
Founder, Global Alliance of Intentional Disciple Making Churches
Endowed with a keen mind, Edmund Chan is a seasoned disciplemaking pastor with a twin-passion for expository preaching and mentoring. His insightful and thought-provoking biblical teachings have also made him a sought-after speaker in different major cities around the world, often with invitations three to five years ahead. With over three decades of mentoring experience, Edmund mentors top-level business owners, CEOs, heads of para-church organizations and missions agencies, theological educators, bishops and senior pastors in Singapore and internationally.
During his studies at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA) in 2003, Edmund distinguished himself by completing his Masters of Arts degree in less than nine months, and graduated summa cum laude.
Relinquishing his role as the Senior Pastor of Covenant Evangelical Free Church, Singapore in January 2012, Edmund was appointed as the Leadership Mentor of this 6,000-strong congregation. He serves the Body of Christ at large as the Founder of Global Alliance of Intentional Disciple Making Churches.
Edmund has authored several books, including Growing Deep In God, Growing Deep In Faith, Mentoring Paradigms, Cultivating Your Inner Life, A Certain Kind, Radical Discipleship, Life & Legacy, Discipleship Missions and the newly released, Faith & Fire.
Edmund is married to Ann who ministers actively alongside him around the world. They have two adopted daughters, Amanda and Belicia.