About Our Pastors


Pastor John Koe first joined Petra Church in December 2004, and was its Senior Pastor until October 2018.

His heart’s desire is for all to encounter the transformative power of the Gospel, and to be equipped and empowered to extend God’s kingdom reign in every sphere of society. Carrying sharp prophetic insights, his messages are marked by careful study of Scripture with relevant life applications, and drawn from his diverse experience in business, ministry and missions.

Pastor John is also the founder of FrontierWorks, an international, trans-denominational apostolic ministry serving movements and movement leaders in fuelling revival in the nations. His book The Good God: Rediscovering the Gospel has been translated to 9 languages and published in English, Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia and Spanish.



Pastor Alan Tay is pastor of Petra’s English congregation. As the newest addition to the pastoral team, he also oversees Outreach as well as Youth ministries.

He brings with him a wealth of pastoral and outreach experience. He first joined Singapore Youth For Christ at the age of 21, leading teams of staff, volunteers and students in local outreaches. His dedication to disciplemaking since led him to serve in various young people, evangelistic and outreach ministries.

Pastor Alan leads with a shepherd’s heart, believing that we are all people of destiny, not destination, and lives by his personal call: ‘Centering-In to God and Centering-Out to People’.



Pastor John Liu joined Petra Church in February 2015 and currently leads the Chinese congregation in fulfiling Petra’s mission of raising sons and daughters to reveal the Father’s glory.

Growing up in a missionary family, Pastor Liu began church planting with his parents from young. At 26, he started a church in San Jose California, and has since led thousands around the world to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour.

Pastor Liu is an anointed songwriter, and has published well-known worship songs like “Late Night Reflections”, “The New You” and “He is For You”.  His prior ministry at Streams of Praise includes composition, recording, tours and worship training. He has produced 6 personal bilingual CD and albums for various groups and artists.