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Edmund Chan (Reverend)


Global Alliance of Intentional Disciplemaking Churches
Leadership Mentor
Covenant Evangelical Free Church, Singapore

Edmund Chan is the Leadership Mentor of CEFC as well as Founder of Global Alliance of Intentional Disciple Making Churches (Global Alliance IDMC) after leading as the Senior Pastor of Covenant Evangelical Free Church (CEFC) for 25 years. 

He has a twin passion in ministry — expository preaching and leadership mentoring. His insightful biblical teachings have made him a sought-after speaker in different major cities around the world. He mentors top-echelon secular and Christian leaders within Singapore and beyond.

Edmund has written and published several books, including Growing Deep in God (2002); Mentoring Paradigms (2008); Growing Deep In Faith (2010); Cultivating Your Inner Life (2011)A Certain Kind (2013), Radical Discipleship (2014), Life & Legacy (2015), Discipleship Missions (2016), Faith & Fire (2018) and Grace & Glory (2021).

Edmund is married to Ann, who actively ministers alongside him around the world. They have two lovely daughters, Amanda and Belicia.

Ann Chan

Executive Director

Global Alliance of Intentional Disciplemaking Churches
Associate Pastor
Covenant Evangelical Free Church, Singapore

Ann Chan is a gifted leader and teacher. She ministers actively alongside her husband, Edmund Chan, championing the IDMC vision globally.

Ann has pioneered many of Covenant EFC’s ministries, including the Women-in-Covenant (WiC) ministry and the Breakthrough Weekends. 

Together with her husband, she has co-written four discipleship books, Roots & WingsLife & Legacy, Faith & Fire and the latest, Grace & Glory. She has also co-authored the Wholeness in Christ curriculum with several others, which has benefitted many women who desire wholeness and healing in their lives.

Ann graduated from the Singapore Bible College in 1987. In 1994, she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education (Honours) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA).

The Global Alliance IDMC Board Comprises

Tan Chew Seng Louis (Chairman)
Chan Kim Huat Edmund
Ong Han Nam
Yaw Chee Siew
Amos Leong
Liu Hock Choy
Quek Jwee Pang Sebastian