Kelvin Co

Kelvin Co

Creative Arts Pastor

About Kelvin Co

Kelvin Co gets to do what he loves as the Creative Arts Pastor of Oaks Church. He’s been involved in various aspects of creative media including live stage production, TV, radio, marketing, donor development, web strategy, social media, etc., since 1987. He found the sweet spot for his passion in 1997 when he started channeling his mix of creative and organizational leadership strengths in the sharing of the Gospel through the local church.

Full name: Kelvin Tan Co

Kelvin’s family: Married Lucy in 1997; son Luc was born May 5, 2002

Ministry Role:  As the Creative Media Pastor, I provide oversight to the teams who do the programming and production of services, creative projects, communication and marketing for Oaks Church.

Dream vacation: around the world with Lucy… anywhere with Lucy for that matter

Favorite movie: Empire of the Sun

Life motto: Learning = Heart > Mind

Favorite scripture: Romans 8:28

Things that fascinate me: God and people

People who inspire me are: Jesus, my awesome wife, my son, and my pastor

Previous jobs: was a DJ, businessman and systems consultant before going into ministry

One thing that most people don’t know about me: I speak four languages.

I’ve been in ministry since 1999.

When and where did you get saved: August 31, 1997 in Manila, Philippines   

Music that moves me: Music from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and Rent

Favorite bands: Switchfoot, Jars of Clay and Hillsong United

Peeves: Flakes

Life-changing moments: When I made the decision to live for the Lord, when I married Lucy and when Luc was born

Fears: Heights

Favorite books: The Bible, Purpose Driven Life and Pat Conroy’s books

Quirks: When I am sleepy, I unconsciously rub my thumb and forefinger.

In my spare time, I… make memories with Lucy and Luc.

Least favorite food: Green peas, pumpkin and carrots  

What makes you laugh? Crass people 

What is weird about you? I don’t know how to use chopsticks.

The most exotic place you’ve even been to: Vegas

The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Hunt down escaped prisoners of a criminal drug rehab facility with prison guards.

Least favorite thing to do: Confront people