Rev Sam Gift Stephen




Samuel Gift Stephen, a native Singaporean, has committed his life to serving and helping every person, regardless of background and economic status, to achieve their fullest potential. Having taken over the reigns as Lead Pastor of Smyrna Assembly, Samuel worked alongside his father, The Late Rev. Dr. John Sam Stephen, for 10 years, and took Smyrna’s positive message of hope to over thousands of households throughout the World.

Pastor Samuel’s ministry exemplifies church growth, leadership and discipleship training, church planting, outreach and evangelism. Pastor Samuel has trained and equipped many churches in Singapore and internationally and has Spoken in many large conferences and leadership seminars. Throughout his ministry, Pastor Samuel has traveled to many nations doing mission work and preaching the gospel.

Pastor Samuel is the Lead Pastor of Smyrna Assembly as well as the Founder and President of Smyrna Assembly Apostolic Alliance (SAAA) which is set out to form alliance across the globe, regardless of language, race or economy status. While supplying much needed resources, services and materials to 3rd World Nations. Pastor Samuel is also the Founder and President of Smyrna Assembly Leadership Training Center (SALT) which was designed to equip individuals to be effective spirit-empowered leaders in their respective ministry. He continues to mentor, guide and inspire a new generation of leaders. His passion is to build the Kingdom of God as he helps God’s people to be empowered to fulfill their destiny in Christ. Pastor Samuel also functions in many Government and Christian Organisations.

Pastor Samuel is married to Grace Deborah Samuel who works alongside him in Empowering people to touch the heart of God and fulfill the plans of God. There is a new generation rising at Smyrna Assembly – A Generation Without Limits. Pastor Samuel and Grace are proven leaders for this generation – a generation that believes with God all things are possible!

Pastor Samuel’s Portfolio

Lead Pastor & President | Smyrna Assembly
Founder & Overseer | Smyrna Assembly Apostolic Alliance (SAAA)
Founder & President | Smyrna Assembly Leadership Training Centre (SALT)
Co-Founder & Vice-Chairman | Adonai Ministries (AM)
Secretary | Indian Christian Network (ICN)
Deputy Registrar of Marriages, Singapore | Registry of Marriages Singapore (ROM)
Council Member | Evangelical Fellowship of Singapore (EFOS)
Committee Member | Global Day Of Prayer (GDOP)
Committee Member | Celebrate Christmas In Singapore
Member | Assemblies of God Singapore (AG)
Member | Interracial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC)
Member | Impact Network, USA (IMPACT)
Member | Nee Soon Central Residents Committee (RC)
Counsellor | Singapore Anti Narcotics Association (SANA)
Counsellor | Christian Counseling Services (CCS, SANA)
Volunteer & Counsellor | Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports MCYS
Volunteer & Counsellor | Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA)