Dr Prabhu Singh

Dr Prabhu Singh serves as the Principal of SAIACS and also as Professor of Cultural Anthropology in the Department of Intercultural Studies. He has a PhD in Intercultural Studies with specializations in Religion and Cultural Anthropology. With nearly 30 years of experience in ministry, he is a renowned communicator, speaking in various settings in different parts of the world.


Books Written/Papers Published:

“Living Water in Indian Cups: A Call for Cultural Relevance in Contemporary Indian Missions” in The Asbury Journal, Vol. 66: No. 2, p. 57-66, 2011; and “One Gospel, Many Cultures: Change, Continuity and Christianity in India” in One Gospel, Many Cultures, ed. Arren Bennett Lawrence (Fortress Press, forthcoming).


Areas of Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Culture Studies
  • Contextualization
  • Homiletics



  • PhD in Intercultural Studies, Asbury Seminary, Kentucky, USA
  • ThM in Evangelism, Asbury Seminary, Kentucky, USA
  • MA in Linguistics, Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • BA in English Literature, St. John’s College, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu


Apart from academics, he enjoys sports, particularly basketball, as well as reading and travelling. Prabhu is married to Sheeba, and they have a daughter, Prarthna.