Leadership Team

Pastoral Team

René Dekker

Lead Pastor

René is from the Netherlands and together with his family he came to Thailand in the summer of 2016. After 20 years in the international corporate marketplace, God led René into full-time ministry by calling him to join the pastoral team at ECB in January 2018. Since the early 2000's, René has been actively involved in worship arts ministries in and outside the local church and he also served in various other church leadership roles. Rene is married to Gonneke and together with their 3 daughters they have a passion for Jesus, people, sports and (good) food!

Kevin Moua

Pastor of Mission and Media

Kevin joined the ECB team in 2009 and previously served as the Pastor of Student Life. Kevin is married to Jill and have two children, Jeremiah, and Adina. Both Mouas have a passion for discipleship, outreach, food and board games.

Steve Odera

Pastor of Discipleship

Steve and his wife Liz joined the pastoral team in December of 2015 after having previously served at ECB in various capacities for over four years. Steve and Liz hail from Kenya and have the privilege and pleasure of overseeing the Discipleship Ministry with its various components. What was supposed to be a six-month stint in Bangkok has turned out to be a love affair with Thailand of more than eight years, primarily because of what they see God doing in and through the Thai people around them. 

Ministry Leaders

Eva Chetchotisak

Oasis Women Ministry

Eva and her husband Komsan have been part of ECB since 2005.  They have two daughters together.  She joined Oasis in 2013 and has since loved to be part of the sisterhood of women that grow and support one another in their spiritual journey.  She has a passion for the Word and women empowerment through strong biblical studies.

Gonneke Dekker

CrossTown Children’s Ministry

Gonneke and her family came to Bangkok in 2016. She joined the ECB leadership team in January 2019 as ministry leader of CrossTown children’s ministry. In her home country the Netherlands, Gonneke was vocationally engaged in the care for (special needs) children and she has for the past 15 years served in children’s ministries. Gonneke is passionate about discipling children to have them grow into a deep and intimate relationship with Jesus.

Faheem Ebrahim

Adelphoi Men’s Ministry

Faheem has lived in Thailand since 2012 and has made Bangkok home with his wife Chris and three children. His background in hospitality has brought him to live and work in nine countries with people of vastly different cultural backgrounds. Faheem enjoys being challenged to grow and build experiences within his faith.

Janice Johnson

Koinonia Welcome Team

Janice arrived in Bangkok in April of 2015 and immediately started attending ECB. The welcome that she received, a simple hello and a smile from the Koinonia team, impacted her so deeply that she soon joined this ministry. Not long after, Janice became the ministry leader of the Koinonia team and has led the team since. Janice wants to make everyone feel as welcomed as she did in those early days. Stop by and visit the team at the Welcome table in the lower level of ECB.

Jill Moua

EXCHANGE Students’ Ministry

Jill moved to Bangkok in 2009 to be a teacher at Global English School.  After she was married to Pastor Kevin in 2011, she became the Children’s Ministry director at ECB. During the next 8 years she had two beautiful children, led a small group in the students' ministry, and continued leading CrossTown. God has given her a passion for training up the next generation through intentional discipleship and relationship-building.

Candy Tsang

Care Visitation Ministry

Candy has been worshipping at ECB since 2002 and serving at CrossTown as a Sunday School Teacher for the last 17 years. She also serves as the Teaching Leader in Bible Study Fellowship since 2016. She is passionate for Christ, His Church and His people. Candy enjoys praying for and visiting people whether they are in the hospital, at home or at church.

Siree Chanyaputhipong

LIFE Groups

Siree is co-founder of the Bangkok Christian Discipleship Center (BCDC). She is also a whole-person health coach, trainer and speaker and has been part of the ECB family since 2010. She is Thai but as a child, lived and studied in Zurich, Dallas, and Tokyo before returning to Bangkok in her senior year of high school, where she met her husband Sang. Sang and Siree have three children and love and enjoy family trips to Thailand's beautiful beaches.


Ray Granaderos


Edwin Hawson

Marketplace Executive

Decha Kositthanakorn


Joseph Kuruvila

IT Executive

Jonathan Lembright


Howard Tsang

Marketplace Executive

SH Lim

Business Consultant

William Goh

Marketplace Executive

Paul Muri


Travis Smith



Siree Chanyaputhipong

Trainer & Coach

Rosel Fetalco


Fongchan Suksaneh


Janice Johnson


John Divakar

Director of Finance