Senior Pastor: Darren Fung 馮忠強牧師

馮忠強牧師的人生目標是忠心傳揚上帝的道,並藉著實踐門徒訓練建立基督的教會。馮忠強牧師於1975年在香港基督徒會堂信主。1983年畢業於香港浸會學院社會學系。1986年獲中國神學研究院道學碩士學位,隨即回到母堂事奉,後來又成為教會值堂牧者。任職傳道期間,馮牧師亦參與香港基督教更新會監獄佈道事奉,主力探訪終身監禁囚友,直至1995年為止。2003年,他在英國愛丁堡大學取得哲學博士學位,主修十六世紀宗教改革。在英期間,與當地信徒和神學生一同創立愛丁堡華人福音教會。2004年,馮牧師舉家從英國愛丁堡來美定居,受聘於基督工人神學院,任教會歷史教授。目前,馮牧師是東灣三一華人教會主任牧師。馮牧師的妻子陳美笑女仕也在英國愛丁堡大學教育系取得哲學博士學位,他們有三個兒子: 長子Torrance,2020年五月從維珍尼亞大學獲得哲學博士學位(Ph.D.),並受聘於該大學成為哲學系的兼職助理教授(2020年八月起)。次子Francis現正攻讀物理治療博士,幼子Martyn專業電腦軟件工程。馮牧師喜愛閱讀教會歷史、神學、哲學和科學。他最喜歡的電影是Schindler’s List,講述一個德國工業家和納粹黨人拯救了1200個猶太人脫離希特拉屠殺的感人故事。馮牧師也是唐崇榮牧師两次湾区佈道大會籌備委員會的主席及副主席。馮牧師撰寫的文章被收錄在這個網頁

Pastor Fung’s passion in life is to build up Christ’s church by proclaiming the Word of God faithfully and making disciples among the people whom God entrusts to him. Pastor Darren Fung became a follower of Jesus Christ our Lord in 1975. He graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist College in 1983. In 1986, he obtained his Master of Divinity from the China Graduate School of Theology in Hong Kong. After graduation, he served in his home church as pastor. He became a pioneer pastor to plant the Tai Po Christian Church with a group of enthusiastic brothers & sisters sent from his home church. While he was a pastor, he also participated in the prison ministry fellowship in Hong Kong as a volunteer until 1995, visiting inmates of life imprisonment: most of these inmates had been released to the free society living new lives for Christ. In 2003, he earned his Ph.D. degree from New College, University of Edinburgh. His dissertation is entitled “Calvin’s Critique of the Papacy: a Historical and Theological Study.” During his time in Edinburgh, he helped establish the Chinese Evangelical Church in Edinburgh, with some local Chinese Christians, together with a group of Ph.D. students from New College, Edinburgh University. In 2004, Dr. Fung moved to California in the USA with his family. He became a professor of Church History in the Christian Witness Theological Seminary. He remained an adjunct professor when he resigned from CWTS. Currently, he is the senior pastor of the East Bay Trinity Chinese Church. Mrs Fung, Ruth Mei Siu Chan, also obtained a Ph.D. from the Education Department in the University of Edinburgh. They have three sons, Torrance, Francis and Martyn. Torrance obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia (UVA) in May 2020 and become an assistant professor (part time) in the philosophy department in UVA. Martyn is a computer engineer in Irvine. Dr. Fung enjoys music (jazz, classical music, etc.). He is an avid reader of books on church history, theology, philosophy and science. His favorite movie is Schindler’s List, which portrays the story of  Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party, whose heroic action saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust.

Youth Pastor: Timothy Ip

Tim是三一教會的英文堂牧師,他自2015年開始在這裡服侍。他自幼在南加州長大,是洛杉磯道奇隊及湖人隊的忠實球迷。他自Biola大學學業後,繼續在Fuller神學院深造,直到取得神學碩士。當他有閒暇的時間,他會照顧他的鹹水魚缸,並與妻子及兩個孩子享受家庭生活。

Tim is the English Pastor at EBTCC, where he has been serving since 2015. He is originally from Southern California and still roots for the Dodgers and Lakers. After finishing his undergrad at Biola, he went on to receive an MDiv from Fuller Seminary. During his free time, he likes to take care of his saltwater fish tank and hang out with his wife and sons.


兒童事工主任(Director of Children Ministry):馮陳美笑(Ruth Chan)

馮陳美笑,喜歡栽培孩子成長。她是馮忠強牧師的妻子,三個兒子的母親。美笑先後畢業於香港浸會學院以及羅富國師範學院,成為中學與小學教師。1986年於香港的中國神學研究院畢業,獲聖經研究文憑(Diploma of Christian Studies)。2000年於英國愛丁堡大學教育系獲取教育學碩士學位(M.Sc.)。2009年再於愛丁堡大學獲得哲學博士學位(Ph.D.)。除了在學校教學之外,多年在教會中擔任青少年團契導師和兒童主日學老師。亦曾經擔任基督工人神學院研究分析員,協助學院成為ATS會員。2019年,在唐崇榮牧師灣區告別佈道大會中,統籌兒童事工。

Ruth Chan loves to see children grow. She is the wife of Pastor Darren Fung and the mother of three children. Ruth graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist College and Northcote College of Education. She then became a teacher of elementary school and high school. In 1986, she obtained her Diploma of Christian Studies from the China Graduate School of Theology (CGST), majoring in Biblical Studies. In 2000, she obtained a M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh, UK. In 2009, she obtained her Ph.D. degree from the same school.