Our Team

Our Team

David & Hoong

David and Hoong (affectionately known as Happy) are senior pastors of Church on Higher Ground. They heard the Lord's call on their lives in the seventies, during their student days in Scotland. Since then they have served Him faithfully, actively involved in building two local churches in Malaysia and in Perth before starting Church on Higher Ground in 2002.

Pastor David has the privilege of working both as a minister and as a consultant in IT and corporate strategic planning most of his life. His passion is to be a witness for Christ in everyday life right where God has placed him. Happy has served in the ministry for over 30 years while raising three boys. Happy and David have been married since 1974. Their family now includes three beautiful daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren. The whole family is serving together at CHG.

As from January 2013 God has placed in the heart of Pastor David to leave his profession and dedicate his time working as a team with Happy in the ministry.

Joshua & Gloria

Joshua and Gloria are married and blessed with 2 wonderful boys and started attending CHG since arriving in Perth in 2007. Joshua became an oversight member and Treasurer in 2013. Professionally Joshua is a Corporate Banker and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Gloria is passionate about the importance of instilling the Gospel truth to the next generation and serves as the children church coordinator since 2009.

Solomon & Ing

Solomon and Ing are married and blessed with 3 beautiful children. Solomon is an elder in CHG and its worship director since it's inception in 2002. He is a medical doctor and an anointed songwriter and musician. Ing is gifted in parenting and teaching and has been serving as the coordinator of these ministries for many years in the church. As a gifted writer she is also the prime contributor behind the popular homemaking and parenting blog www.Heaven4theHome.com.


Amanda is passionate about helping others, especially those in need. She works as a schoolteacher and loves being able to teach children the truths of the Gospel from a young age. Amanda helps out in the Children's Church at CHG and also enjoys serving overseas on the mission field. She is at present the coordinator of CHG mission activities.

William & Tanya

William and Tanya are married and have 3 wonderful children. William serves as the Admin service coordinator, and Tanya is a deaconess and prayer coordinator in Church on Higher Ground. William is an accountant and Tanya is a medical doctor by profession. They have a passion to see God raise up a generation who will walk in purity, anointing and intimacy with the Lord, and to see the power of the Gospel touching those around them.