English Department Faculty

MBS faculty come from diverse backgrounds, denominations, interests and work experiences, creating rich and stimulating opportunities for students to learn and be challenged.

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Dr Lee Mee Onn, Principal

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    Dr Lee Mee Onn, Principal)

    Rev. Lee obtained a Bachelor in Theology from Malaysia Bible Seminary in 1984, a Master in Biblical Studies from Southeast Asia Bible Seminary in Indonesia in 1988, a Master of Theology from Southeast Asia Graduate School of Theology, Singapore in 1994 and a Ph. D. in Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2011.

    He involved in pastoral ministry from 1984 to 1990 before joining Malaysia Bible Seminary as full-time faculty for 25 years.

    He is installed as the 5th principal on Malaysia Bible Seminary on Feb. 28, 2015.

    Rev. Lee is married with Pr. Monica Wan and blessed with two sons (Jonathan & David) and a daughter (Grace). The Lord blesses him with two godly daughters-in-law (Stephanie & Samantha) and three wonderful grand-children (Nathan, Adilynn and Daniel).

    He is majoring in Missions, Evangelism, Church History, Systematic Theology, Homiletics, Studies of Heresies, and Comparative Religions. His interest includes traveling, singing, reading, swimming, fishing, table-tennis, basketball, and soccer.

    Rev. Lee travel extensively to various countries for preaching and teaching ministry.

Rev Dr Tony Lim, Vice Principal/Dean, English Department, Lecturer

Subjects: Pastoral and Spiritual Theology

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    Rev Dr Tony Lim, Vice Principal/Dean, English Department and Lecturer
    B.Th. (MBS), L.Th. (Hons) (Australian College of Theology), M.T.S. (Regent College, Canada), D.Min. (Singapore Bible College)

    Rev Dr Tony Lim majored in Spiritual Theology under Dr James Houston for his M.T.S. at Regent College. During that time, from 1989 to 1990, he was the interim pastor for the Vancouver Chinese Evangelical Free Church (EFC). Prior to that, he was a pastor with the Petaling Jaya EFC from 1983 to 1987.  He returned to serve in Petaling Jaya EFC after completing his M.T.S in Canada. In 1997, he became Pastor of Emmanuel EFC, where he still serves. He was ordained by EFC Malaysia in 1998. He held the post of Vice-Chairman of the National Executive Board of EFC Malaysia for the maximum of two terms from 1997 to 2003.

    At national-level ministries, Rev Lim has served as a Council Member of the Malaysia Bible Seminary and was also on the board of the Evangelism Commission of the National Evangelical Christian Fellowship (NECF) Malaysia. This commission was in charge of developing strategy and organising outreach for evangelism at the national level on behalf of Malaysian churches. He is currently a member of NECF’s Leadership Commission.

    Rev Lim’s written works include Spirituality and Pastoral Care for the Ordination Council of the EFC of Malaysia (1998). He also wrote for Kairos Magazine the following articles: Pastoral Care: A ‘Family Systems Approach (June 2003), James Houston: The Transforming Friendship (April 2003), Blessed are the Weak? (April 2003) and Men in the Mirror: Male Reflections on the Grace of God (June 2002). He was also a contributing writer on 1 Samuel 17 to 24 for Scripture Union Malaysia’s One Year Devotional Bible Reading (Volume 2).

    His international presentations include Biblical Discipleship at the 3rd All Asia EFC Conference in Kuala Lumpur (Sept 2001) and Challenges facing the Malaysian Church at the EFC of America’s 115th Missions Celebration in Minneapolis (Oct 2002).

    Subjects taught at MBS: Pastoral and Spiritual Theology

    Email: tonyselim@gmail.com


Allison Lee, Associate Dean, Lecturer

Subjects: Biblical Studies, Old and New Testament subjects

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    Allison Lee, English Department and Lecturer

    Dip. Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing), MA in Religion (Canadian Theological Seminary), MA in Sacred Theology (Lutheran Theological Seminary)

    Allison Lee has a passion for teaching others the Bible. Her early experience of this was teaching in Sunday School as well as ministering to university students and leading adult Bible study groups.  She has served in Canaan Lutheran Church, Kajang (1985-1992) and in missions and evangelism in Canada and USA (1999-2002).

    Subjects taught at MBS: Biblical Studies, Old and New Testament subjects

    Email: allisonlee2k@yahoo.com

Dr Sookgoo Shin (Adjunct)

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    Dr Sookgoo Shin, Lecturer, English Department


    • University of Cambridge, UK. PhD, 2017
    Supervisor: Prof. Judith Lieu
    Thesis Topic: Ethics in the Gospel of John: Discipleship as Moral Progress
    • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, USA
    Master of Theology (Th.M.), 2012, Summa cum laude
    • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, USA
    Master of Divinity (M.Div.), 2011 magna cum laude
    • Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics, 2002.


    • Mentored Ministry Award. Awarded to one graduating student by the Mentored Ministry Division of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. 2011.
    • Leta-Grey Canadian Scholarship. Awarded by Gordon=Conwell Theological Seminary to a Canadian student who exhibits leadership in ministry and academic excellence. 2007-2011.


    • “John’s Ethics Revisited: Past, Present and Future” Presented at International Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), Vienna, Austria (2014 Summer)
    • “Is there Moral Progress in John’s Gospel?: Ethics in Mediterranean Antiquity”
    Presented at British New Testament Conference, University of Manchester (2014 Fall)


    • Biblical: Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic
    • Modern: German


    • Cambridge Open Church, Youth Pastor (EM), April 2013-Present
    • Nashua Korean Church, Youth Pastor (EM), May 2008-Sep. 2012
    • Queen’s University, President of Queen’s Christian Fellowship, 2001-2002
    • Kingston Presbyterian Church, Youth Director, 2000-2002.


    • SBL
    • ETS
    • Phi Alpha Chi. (Scholastic Honor Society of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)


    • John’s Gospel and Epistles
    • Synoptic Gospels
    • New Testament Ethics
    • New Testament Christology

    Email: sookgooshin@gmail.com