Pastor Dr. Timothy Yap serves as the preaching and vision casting pastor of ECCEK. Originally from Singapore, Timothy grew up in Sydney, Australia where he was schooled at the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics degree (with majors in Accounting and Commercial Law). Later, Timothy pursued theological education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, USA) where he earned a Masters of Theology (ThM). After which, he taught and received a doctorate at Florida State University in the area of Speech Communication (Preaching). His doctorate dissertation was an examination of preaching as a form of healing in the life of Victorian preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Prior to pastoring at ECCEK, Timothy has served in the US as well as in Canada. Currently, Timothy also serves as the Senior Editor and writer of www.Hallels.com, an online magazine for Christian music and entertainment.
In his free time, Timothy enjoys reading, walking, music, and spending time with his family and their family dog Blessing.