Cantonese & Bilingual assistant minister
Minister Martin Chan
Minister Martin Chan was born and raised in Hong Kong. Coming from a non-religious family, yet he was enrolled to a Christian school from kindergarten to high school. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior in a summer camp when he was in 7th grade. In 1993 he started attending Chinese Baptist Church of Central Orange County (CBCCOC) and he was baptized by Rev. James Chiu in December of the same year.
Martin served faithfully at CBCCOC as a Sunday School Teacher, Worship Leader, Fellowship Leader, and Church Deacon through all these years. In year 2000 Martin was called by the Lord to full time ministry. He then completed his college degree at California State University Los Angeles, and pursued his theological studies. He graduated with a Master of Divinity at Gateway Seminary, formerly known as Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, in May 2017. He started serving as a Cantonese / Bilingual Minister at CBCCOC in May 2018.
Martin is happily married to his wife, Jenny, and they have two sons, Ethan and Seth. Aside from family and ministry, Martin’s greatest passions are music, running, and cooking.