Faithfully served God and have ministered for almost 40 years, both in India and in the United States. During this time, have planted 22 churches across various states in North India and have brought many souls to Christ through prayerful life and Ministry. His services in various fields, being a member of the Church of God in India Northern region Council and Organizer of the Mahanaim Evangelistic Crusade are praise-worthy. Also served as the District Overseer of the Northern India zone of the Church of God . As a result of his work, several new Churches were added to the Church of God.
Doctor of Divinity (Honorary Degree – June 1, 2007) – Canada Christian College and School of Graduate Theological Studies
Graduated from Mount Zion Bible College (1968 – 1970), Mulakkuzha, Kerala
Ordained Bishop of the Church of God since 1982
Senior Pastor of Atlanta Church of God, Georgia since 1999. (www.atlantachurchofgod.org)
Founder and President of Worldwide Gospel, Inc., established in 2001 to spread the Gospel around the world, to minister through social services, and to plant churches, especially among people of Indian origin. (www.worldwidegospel.org)
Founder and President of Every Home Bible School (EHBS), established in 2005, an interdenominational center for online theological studies, offering systemized training program available to students around the world in audio format. EHBS also maintains academic standards in teaching, writing, and spiritual training for Christian leadership and continuing education for those who already engaged in ministry. (www.worldwidegospel.org/ehbs)
Previously Held Positions
District Overseer of Church of God, Northern Zone, India
President, North American Church of God (India) Fellowship
Organizer, Mahanaim Evangelistic Crusade
Council Member of Church of God, Central India
National Secretary, North American Church of God (India) Fellowship
State Coordinator, Church of God congregations of Indian community in the State of Florida, USA
Executive Committee Member of the North American Church of God
Executive Committee Member of Pentecostal Conference of North American Keralites
Ministered among various ethnic communities of various Indian castes and languages in various parts of India.
Had the privilege to plant and pastor several churches in the following locations:
Lakeland, FL, USA 1988-1999
New Delhi, IN 1982-1988
Bombay, Maharastra, IN 1977-1982
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, IN 1976-1977
Nagpur, Maharastra, IN 1974-1976
Durgapur, West Bengal, IN 1972-1973
Jagadalpur, Madhya Pradesh, IN 1970-1971
Keekozhur Ranni, Kerala, IN 1968-1970
Other Ministerial Involvement
Since 2001, has prepared and distributed thousands of audio tapes, CDs, and DVDs containing inspirational gospel messages and music to people around the world.
Ministered in several countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America as speaker for conventions and conferences.
Well versed in biblical prophecy, especially in interpreting the Book of Revelations. Have conducted classes in several churches, bible schools, colleges, conferences and conventions. Currently teaching online through Everyhome Bible School (www.worldwidgegospel.org/ehbs) in Real Audio format and in the Global Messenger from London (www.theglobalmessenger.com) in articles. There are about 150 lessons already available at www.worldwidegospel.org. Published articles and publications through various gospel magazines and periodicals.
He also served as the Coordinator of Indian Ministries in the State of Florida. He was also the President of the North American Church of God (India) fellowship. He is an Ordained Bishop of Church of God. Now, he is the Senior Pastor of Atlanta Church of God. He is married to Mariamma Andrews, and has two children, Blesson and his wife Joice, and Benny and his wife Kavita.
More to Come ………..
More to Come ………..