We have an amazing pastoral and leadership team God has brought together at Excel Point. Our staff are dedicated to see you grow and excel in the grace and wisdom of Christ in every area of your life. Each one contributing their unique experiences, giftings and resources. Together they continue to make the difference in Penang, Malaysia and the nations.
Pastor Sam Surendran
Sam and his wife, Susie both graduated from Christ For The Nation (CFNI), Bible College, Dallas, Texas. Pr Sam also graduated from the Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary with M.A. in Pastoral Studies. He also holds a Bachelor of Theology from Christian Bible College, USA; Bachelor of Science, Southwestern University, Texas and Advanced Diploma in Youth Ministry from CFNI, Dallas Texas in the United States.
Pr Sam was a former lecturer at Kolej Damansara Utama. He has been in full time ministry since February 1987. He has served in Reservoir Garden Baptist Church as a Youth, BM and Worship Pastor for several years.
Pr. Sam and Susie have two children, Jeremy Sean and Ashley May.
Pastor Bernard Lee
Pastor Bernard Lee (Deputy Senior Pastor) has been in EPCC since 2000, serving in the Worship Ministry before coming into full-time in September 2007. He graduated with a diploma in Supervisory from MIM (Malaysia Institute of Management).
Prior to joining EPCC, he worked for more than 15 years in the swimming pool industry, managing a swimming school for 5 years. Thereafter, for more than 10 years, he worked as an Operations Manager with the maintenance department of a swimming pool company as well as providing support for the sales & marketing.
He is married to Roseline and they have three children, Carina, Chris Isaac and Christen Sarah.
Pastor Rachel Koh
Pastor Rachel (Associate Pastor) joined EPCC in 2013. She answered the full time call in 1999 at a young age. She holds a Certificate in Biblical Studies from Bible College of Malaysia; Certificate in Ministry from The School Of Acts and Certificate in Ministry from Tung Ling Seminary, Malaysia. She started in the ministry as a pastoral intern in a church in Melaka where she was actively involved in leading the Children Ministry, Youth Ministry and Worship Ministry before assuming the role as the local pastor of the church. She is currently pursing her Bachelor of Ministry in Tung Ling Seminary, Malaysia
Pastor Hui Ping
Pastor Hui Ping (Associate Pastor) has been with EPCC since 1999. She has served in the Christian Fellowship of USM in various areas. As a graduate from USM (Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics) she has worked in various companies in the areas of sales, statistics and planning before serving full-time with EPCC beginning April 2004.
She’s married to Harsten Body and they have a son, Nathaniel Ryan.
Pastor Loges (Associate Pastor) has been serving in EPCC since 1998. He completed his education at Polytechnic Tengku Omar, Ipoh in Electrical Engineering and has previously worked in Fairchild Semiconductor for 5 years. He came into full-time ministry in 2000.
He is married to Lainah and they have 3 children, Hannah, John and Joshua.
Pastor Frederick Thniah
Pastor Frederick (Associate Pastor) joined EPCC in Nov 2013. He has being in full time since 2007. He completed Diploma Business studies (Marketing) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College and holds a Bachelor in Practical Ministry from Malaysia Agape Renewal Leadership Center; Bachelor in Theology from Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary. Before he answer to the full-time calling, he worked in music industry for 2 years.
He is married to Laura Khaw and they have a daughter, Abigail
Irene Anak Jala
Irene Anak Jala (Administrative Personnel) is from Kuching, Sarawak and has been with EPCC since 2010. She has been with the Usher Ministry and as a Cell Group Leader since then. She worked as IVF lab technician for 3 years at Lam Wah Ee Hospital. She joined EPCC staff in july 2013
Nicky Yeoh (Ministry Staff) has been with EPCC and has been serving in the youth and worship ministry actively since 2006. He graduated from Liverpool John Moore University with a Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering and worked as engineer in Venture Electronics for 6 years before coming into full-time in October 2012. He also completed his Certificate in Ministry from Tung Ling Seminary, Malaysia.
Stephanie Chan (Personal Assistant to Senior Pastor) has been in EPCC since 2008. She graduated with a diploma in Private Secretarial at Institute Perkim Goon. She was an Executive Secretary in housing development field for 15 years before coming on board in year 2010.
Stephanie is married to Paul Oh and have two lovely children, Elise and Gabrian.
Eileen Seah (Accounts Executive) has been with EPCC since 2011. Graduated with a Degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Universiti Tunku Abdul Razak and had worked in a MNC company for 3 years as an accountant before joining EPCC staff in June 2015.
Joshua Raj (Building Maintenance & Ground Personnel) joined EPCC in October 2009. He worked as a sales supervisor for more than 13 years in a company. He joined EPCC staff in March 2010.
He is married to Buspa Raj and they have 3 children, Jayanthi, Jonathan and Jason