B. S. Poh was born in 1954 in Batu Pahat, and raised in Muar, in the state of Johor, Malaysia. He obtained the B. Eng. (Hons.) and the Ph. D. degrees in Electronics Engineering from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, in 1978 and 1981, respectively. He also holds the Diploma in Religious Studies from the University of Cambridge (1982) and the Ph. D. degree in Theology from the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa (2012). Saved by God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ in 1976, he returned from UK to become a lecturer in a university in Malaysia for six years. He founded the first Reformed Baptist church in Malaysia in 1983. He was imprisoned for his faith from 1987 to 1988, for a period of 325 days. As the pastor of the Damansara Reformed Baptist Church (DRBC) in Kuala Lumpur, he is currently engaged in preaching, writing, church-planting, and the training of pastors. Pastor Poh is the author of a number of books and the editor of the magazine, the “Gospel Highway.” He is married and has four sons.
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