The Team

Rev Chan NamChen (PhD)

Executive Director

Rev Dr Chan NamChen is the Executive Director of AsiaCMS. He holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, focusing on Missions and Leadership in Cross-cultural situations. He has been in full-time ministry for over thirty years as a cross-cultural church planter, trainer and pastor. Dr. Chan has a passion to see churches planted; pastors, leaders and churches rising to their God-given commission; and a heart for raising leaders in mission.

Peter Nguyen (PhD)

Assistant Director/Regional Manager SEA

Rev Dr Peter Nguyen is an ordained minister who is experienced in mission, pastoring, and church planting within the context of Vietnam. He has a PhD in Mission Theology and has served the church in the areas of mission theology, contextual theology, contextualization, East Asian religions, Vietnam and East Asian Christianity. He currently works with AsiaCMS to advocate a catalytic missiological training for the Church in the context of Asia,whilst also collaborating missional services among churches in the Southeast Asia region.

Stephen Edison

Regional Manager South Asia

Stephen manages the Co-Mission Partner’s program for AsiaCMS and heads its ministry in South Asia. He has a MA in International Relations, aPost Graduate Diploma in Human Rights and International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, a BA (Hons.) in History and is currently completing his M.Div. He has worked extensively in the area of peace and reconciliation, and has a breadth of mission experience, including development. Stephen is based in Delhi, India.

Suzane Avadiar

Communications Manager

Suzane has over 18 years of experience in the publishing and media industry, both as a writer and editor. She holds a BSc in Communications and is currently completing her M.Div. Prior to joining AsiaCMS, she was a freelance writer/editor and still contributes to several Christian publications.

Marina Wong

Operations Manager

Marina is the operations manager based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She oversees the day to day management for the coordinating office.Marina has significant operations experience in business and was the mission director for her church, prior to joining AsiaCMS.

Low Chee Teng

Finance Manager

Chee Teng is an accountant based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has more than 30 years of working experience in a few business organizations and is now assisting in the financial management of AsiaCMS.

The Board of Directors

AsiaCMS has its own board of trustees to give direction and governance. The board has a wide variety of skills and missions experience, led by Francis Tsui as Chairman of the Board.

FRANCIS K. TSUI (CHAIR)
FRANCIS K. TSUI (CHAIR)
Francis was born and raised in Hong Kong. Francis works in finance but also has been actively involved in mission across Asia for many years. Prior to joining AsiaCMS, he served as International President of Asian Outreach.
REV. PAX TAN
REV. PAX TAN
Rev. Pax pastors a local Baptist church. He has a long history of involvement with social action and leadership with the Malaysian charity Malaysian Care.
ANDREW KHOO
ANDREW KHOO
Andrew, based in Malaysia, is a practising Barrister specialising in human rights law. He is also a lay canon in the Anglican Church.
REV. AEDUK KIM
REV. AEDUK KIM
Rev. Aeduk is the Rector of West Incheon Anglican Church in South Korea and is actively involved in various mission-related initiatives in the Korean Anglican Church.
REV. VINOD VICTOR
REV. VINOD VICTOR
Rev. Vinod is an ordained minister in the Church of South India. He has long been involved in social outreach and mission work in India and further afield. His church is actively involved in social ministry and runs several homes for children.
RT. HON PRADEEP SAMANTAROY
RT. HON PRADEEP SAMANTAROY
Rt. Rev. Pradeep is the Moderator of the church of North India and Bishop of Amritsar. He has a wealth of experience in senior church leadership and understanding of the church in Asia.
DR HAROON LALDIN
DR HAROON LALDIN
Dr. Haroon is a medical doctor based at a mission hospital in northern Pakistan. He is also pursuing a doctoral studies in mission with a particular interest in engaging with other faiths.

Where we have presence

Our Presence

Our Co-Mission Partners are spearheading initiatives in building national capacity and providing leadership in critical spheres of mission. These include building theological and leadership capacity, reaching least-reached people groups, church planting, engagement with the rural and urban poor through community development, education and ministry thrusts in arenas of child protection, peace and reconciliation, and drug rehabilitation.

Cambodia

India

Indonesia

Nepal

Pakistan

Philippines

Sri Lanka

Vietnam

Our Aspirations and Vision

We aspire to extend our presence to walk alongside national churches and indigenous movements in furthering God’s mission. We seek to establish strong regional hubs in South Asia, South-East Asia, East Asia, China and Central Asia to facilitate God’s mission in these countries

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

China

Laos

Myanmar

South Korea

Thailand