Pastor Sam Surendran is the founding pastor of Excel Point. His passion is to see harvest of souls not only in Penang Malaysia, his home state, but also in the nations of the world. His message is to lead people into a discovery of the amazing grace of Jesus and how He meets every need of humanity. Being born in a Hindu background, he found Christ and made a complete change to preach and lift up Jesus all His life.
He graduated with B. Sc from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas and Advance Diploma in Youth Leadership Development in Christ For The Nations, Dallas, Texas. Later He completed his Masters of Arts in Pastoral Leadership in Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary.
His ministry passion is to see pastors and leaders raised up in the local church for effective ministry and discipleship. One of his regular ministry emphasis and thrust is training and equipping pastors and leaders throughout Malaysia and beyond.
Pastor Sam and Susie have a son, Jeremy Sean (19 years old) and a daughter, Ashley May (16 years old). Jeremy is a gifted drummer and Ashley loves dancing and creative arts. The family love traveling and driving. The best family time is spent on the road driving and exploring our fascinating Malaysia, especially the East Coast of Malaysia.
Pastor Sam’s wife, Susie Tan graduated with Sam from Christ For The Nations (CFNI), Dallas, Texas. Susie passionately pursue the education sphere in EPCC. She is the course coordinator for EPCC’s ACE Leadership College– the church in-house Bible school and she is also one of the Administrators for King’s Academy– EPCC’s Home School Center. They have been married for 24 fantastic years.