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Faculty of Seminary

Abey Peter
Principal & Lecturer in Christian Ministry & Counseling

B.Th. from Faith Theological Seminary, Kerala
B.D. from Senate of Serampore College, Serampore
M.Th. in Christian Ministry (Counseling) from UBS, Pune

Rev. Abey Peter has worked with Hospital Ministries India in Kolkata, as Programme Coordinator after finishing preliminary theological studies leading to B.Th. in 1999. He then earned his B.D. in 2003 from the Senate of Serampore College, Serampore. In 2008, he acquired his M.Th. in Christian Ministry specializing in Counseling. He joined IPCTSK in 2003. He is married to Ancy who is also a faculty member of IPCTSK , and they are blessed with a daughter Navya.

Dr. Manoja K. Korada
Lecturer in Old Testament
Dean of Academics

B.Sc. from Berhampur University, Orissa
M.Div. from Gospel for Asia Biblical Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
M.Th. in Old Testament from SAIACS, Bangalore
M. A. (Sociology) from Madras University, India
Ph. D. (Old Testament) from Mysore University, India

Dr. Manoja Kumar Korada hails from the state of Odisha. After obtaining B.Sc. in 1995, he worked with Indian Bible Translators for a brief time in the Northern part of India. He then earned M.Div. in 1999 and served as a missionary trainer with Gospel for Asia, training young missionaries and church planters in different parts of India. Later on, he obtained M.Th. in Old Testament in 2004 from SAIACS, M. A. (Sociology) from the University of Madras in 2010 and PhD in Old Testament in 2015 from Mysore University through SAIACS. Apart from teaching, Dr. Manoja Kumar Korada is also engaged in spreading God’s word through academic writing and publications, with an aim to strengthening the evangelical faith and theology. He is married to Sanjukta, and they are blessed with a daughter, Snigdha, and a son, Jonathan.

Rev. Andrews E. Moses
Lecturer in Church History

B.A. from M.G. University, Kerala
B.Ed. from Bangalore University, Bangalore
B.D. from New Theological College (NTC), Dehradun
M.Th. in Church History from UTC, Bangalore

Rev. Andrews Moses earned his B.A. in Political Science in 1988. He later did his B.Ed. in 1992 and worked as a high school teacher in Kerala and in Mumbai for several years. Andrews then earned a B.D. in 2005 from NTC Derhadun. He completed his M. Th in Church History in 2012. He is married to Biji and they are blessed with a daughter Abiah and a son Abin.

Rev. Joy T. Samuel
Lecturer in Theology (On PhD Programme at University of Birmingham, UK)

B.Th. from Church on the Rock Theological Seminary (COTRTS), Andhra Pradesh
M.Div. from COTRTS, Andhra Pradesh
M.Th. in Theology and Ethics from SAIACS, Bangalore

Rev. Joy T. Samuel did his B.Th. in 1998 and M.Div. in 2001 after which he served as a missionary with Jesus Mission in Damoh, Madhya Pradesh. He then served as the Academic Dean of Beersheba Missionary Training Centre, Indore. Later he worked as a residential faculty in COTRTS for two years. He then earned his M.Th. in Theology and Ethics from in 2006. Joy is married to Anju and they are blessed with a son Jeffrey and a daughter Joeline.

Rev. Sajive Abraham
Lecture in Gospel Studies & Biblical Interpretation

B.Com. from M.G. University, Kerala
B.D. from Senate of Serampore (FTS, Manakkala), Kerala
M.A. & M. Phil in Christian Studies from University of Madras, Chennai.
Pursuing Ph. D in Gospels and Hermeneutics from M. G. University

Rev. Sajive Abraham obtained his B.Com. in 1993 and B.D. in 2002. He worked with World Vision as a social worker for four years and later for a year he worked with the Bible Society of India. He was a lecturer in India Baptist Theological Seminary, Kottayam for two years. He has earned his M.A. in Christian Studies in 2006 and MPhil in 2010 from University of Madras.  At present, he is pursuing Ph. D. in Gospels & Hermeneutics  from MG University.  He is married to Biji and blessed with a daughter, Caris, two sons, Kevin and Johan.

Dr. Mariamma Stephen
Director of Language Studies & Director of Ministry and Internship

B.Sc. from Kerala University, Kerala
M.A. from Kerala University, Kerala
Ph.D. in English from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
P.G.D.C.E. from Central University, Hyderabad

Dr. Mariamma Stephen earned her B.Sc. in Chemistry and M.A. in English Language and Literature in 1977 and 1980 respectively. She then acquired her Ph.D. in English in 2005 and then acquired her P.G.D.C.E. in 2006. She has taught English in various schools and colleges in Hyderabad and assisted the ministry of I.C.P.F. Dr. Stephen teaches English in IPCTSK . She is married to Dr. T. Stephen George and they are blessed with three children Georgie, Blessy and Susan.

Mrs. Ancy John
Lecturer in Homiletics

B. Th. from Faith Theological Seminary, Kerala
B.D. from Gospel For Asia Biblcal Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
M. Th. in Homiletics from UBS, Pune

After completing her B.Th. in 2003, Mrs. Ancy John did her B.D. in 2006. She then acquired her M.Th. in Homiletics at UBS in 2009. She has been teaching in the Student Wives' Program in Union Biblical Seminary, Pune and engaged in the ministry in different capacities. She is pursuing her doctoral studies from Asbury Theological Seminary, USA. She is married to Mr. Abey Peter and blessed with a daughter Navya.

Rev. Reji Thomas
Lecturer in Church History & Chaplain and Director of Center for Online Theological Studies

B.Th from Bethel Bible College, Kerala
M.Div from Gospel For Asia Biblcal Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
M.Th in Church History from SAIACS, Bangalore.

Rev. Reji Thomas hails from Mavelikara, Kerala. He obtained his Bachelor of Theology and Master of Divinity in 1998 and 2001 respectively. He worked in North India for six years before he joined IPCTSK. He has also earned his Master of Theology in Church History from South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore in 2005. He is married to Nisha and they are blessed with a son Steve and a daughter shekhena

Rev. Manuel T D
Lecturer in Old Testament & Dean of Students

B.A in Economics from Mahathma Gandhi University, Kerala
B.D from Faith Theological Seminary, Kerala
M.Th in Old Testament from Gurukul Lutheran Theological Seminary, Chennai

Rev. Manuel T.D hails from Idukki, Kerala. After obtaining a B.A in Economics from Mahatma Gandhi University, he pursued his Bachelor of Divinity from Senate of Serampore in 1996 and was enrolled in to the teaching and pastoral ministries with the Sharon Fellowship Church in Calicut, Kerala. He has also earned his Master of Theology in Old Testament from the Senate of Serampore in 2002. He is an ordained minister of the Sharon Fellowship Church. He is married to Sherly and they are blessed with a daughter, Rinumol and a son Rijomon.

Mr. Joseph John
Lecturer in New Testament (On PhD Programme at SAIACS, Bangalore)

B.A in Sociology from Madurai University
M.A in Religion and Philosophy from Madurai University.
M.Div from Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore.
M.Th in New Testament from SAIACS, Bangalore.

Mr. Joseph John hails from Thiruvalla, Kerala. After pursuing his Master of Divinity from Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore in 2005, he was involved in Pastoral Ministry in association with IPC Karnataka for three years. Having completed his Master of Theology in New Testament at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore in 2009, he taught at the South Asian Institute of Leadership and Cultural Studies (SAILCS), Coimbatore for two years. He is married to Sulu and they have a daughter, Irene

Mr. Samuel Eapen
Lecturer in Theology & Director of Distance Education

B.Th from Gospel For Asia Biblcal Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
B.D from Gospel For Asia Biblcal Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
M.Th in Christian Theology from FFRRC Kottayam, Kerala

Mr. Samuel Eapen hails from Chengannur, Kerala. He obtained his B. Th and B.D in 2003 and 2008 respectively from Gospel for Asia Biblical Seminary. Subsequently, he worked in various mission fields across India in association with Gospel for Asia. Thereafter he completed his Master of Theology in Christian Theology from FFRRC Kottayam and he joined IPCTSK in 2012.He is married to Aexa Samuel.

Rev. C. P. Thomas
Lecturer in Missions and Director of Alumni Department

B.Th. from New Life Biblical Seminary, Cheruvakkal, Kerala
M.Div. from Asia Institute of Theology, Bangalore
M.Th. in Missiology from Union Biblical Seminary (UBS), Pune

Pr. C.P. Thomas hails from Kangazha, Kottayam. He has earned his B.Th from New Life Biblical Seminary, Cheruvakkal in 1999, and then started to work as a librarian there. He has also worked with Campus Crusade for two years. Then he has obtained his M.Div. from AIT Bangalore in 2004. In the same year with the family he joined Filadelfia Bible College Udaipur, Rajasthan for North Indian ministry. In 2011 he acquired his M. Th. in Missiology from the Union Biblical Seminary (UBS) Pune. After 9 years of experience in North India, he joined IPCTSK. He is married to Shanty and they are blessed with two sons, Aaron and Alan. He is also involved in the leadership of IPC Purvanchal Mission.

Rev. Thomaskutty P. P
Lecturer in New Testament


B.Th from Central India Theological Seminary, Itarsi, M.P.
M.Div from New India Bible Seminary (NIBS), Paippadu, Kerala
M.Th in New Testament from SAIACS, Bangalore

Rev. Thomaskutty P. P. hails from Kottayam, Kerala. He completed his Bachelor of Theology from Central India Theological Seminary (CITS), Itarsi, M. P. in 1995; he was involved in Missionary work in Ranchi, Jharkhand in association with Indian Evangelical Team for three years. Thereafter, he completed his Master of Divinity from New India Bible Seminary (NIBS), Paippadu, Kerala in 2002. He was involved in Pastoral ministry in Kuttapuzha Christian Assembly, Tiruvalla from 2000-2007. Having completed his Master of Theology in New Testament at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore in 2011, he taught at the Mission India Theological Seminary (MITS), Nagpur, Maharashtra for two years. He is married to Saly and they have a daughter, Andrina Ann Thomas.

Mrs. Saly Thomas
Lecturer in Pastoral Theology, Counselling & Dean of Lady Students

B.A in Sociology from Calicut University
B.Th from New India Bible Seminary, Kerala.
M.Div from Gospel For Asia Biblcal Seminary (GFABS), Kerala
M.Th in Pastoral Care and Counselling from SAIACS, Bangalore

Mrs. Saly Thomas hails from Wayanadu, Kerala. She completed her Bachelor of Theology from New India Bible Seminary (NIBS), Paippadu, Kerala in 1993. She completed her Master of Divinity from Gospel For Asia Biblical Seminary (GFABS), Kuttapuzha, Kerala in 1998 along with B.A in Sociology from Calicut University. Thereafter, she was engaged in the ministry in various capacities in GFABS from 1998-2004 and later in Kuttapuzha Christian Assembly from 2005-2007. Having completed her Master of Theology in Pastoral Theology & Counselling at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore in 2011, she taught at the Mission India Theological Seminary (MITS), Nagpur, Maharashtra for two years. She is married to Thomaskutty and they have a daughter, Andrina Ann Thomas

Rev. Nithin K. Thomas
Lecturer in Pastoral Theology And Counseling & Director of RCCP and Publication

B.A from Jabalpur University
M. A. from Jabalpur University
B.Th. from Bethel Bible College, Kerala
M.Div. from Asia Institute of Theology, Bangalore
M.Th. in Pastoral Theology and Counseling from SAIACS, Bangalore

Rev. Nitin K Thomas hails from Kumbanad, Kerala but was born and brought in Jabalpur (M.P.). He earned his Bachelor of Theology and Master of Divinity from Kerala and Bangalore respectively. Subsequently, he was involved in pastoral and teaching ministry both in the Northern and Southern part of India. Having acquired his M.Th in Pastoral Theology & Counselling from SAIACS in 2010, he worked as a psychological counsellor at Christian Counselling Centre, Vellore. He later was involved in the H.R. department of NLCI (A Bible Translation Ministry). He is married to Sheena, and they are blessed with a Daughter, Sherlyne and a son, Asher

Salikutty Roy
Adjunct Faculty

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