Dr Prabhu Singh

Prabhu Singh

Dr Prabhu Singh, Principal of South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) and Professor of Anthropology and Missions, was born and brought up in the southernmost part of India, in the state of Tamil Nadu. At the age of 19, he surrendered his life to Christ and at 22, joined Christian ministry. For nearly 25 years, he has…

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Dr Madana Kumar

Madana Kumar A

Dr Madana Kumar brings more than thirty-seven years of corporate experience in various industries at senior levels to the theological education field. He currently balances two leadership roles in the corporate and theological education fields, and in both roles he evangelizes servant leadership. In the corporate role, he is the Vice President and Global Head of Learning and Development…

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Joshua George

Joshua George

Mr Joshua George joined SAIACS as a student in June 2014 and was recruited as a teaching trainee in 2017. He is currently a teaching trainee in the department of Pastoral Theology and Counselling while completing his thesis, an action research project to develop a congregation-specific, small-group model in an urban congregation.   During his time at SAIACS, Mr…

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John Daniel

John Daniel

An accountant by profession, Rev. G. John Daniel serves as professor of missions at SAIACS. He committed his life to full-time ministry in 1989, when he began working as an evangelist with children in slums and villages. After completing his MDiv in 1993 and planting an English church in Trichy, John went on to earn his MTh (OT) from…

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Dr Ernest Clark

Ernest Clark

Dr Ernest Clark is Classics Consultant in the Department of New Testament. He joined the SAIACS faculty in 2016. Dr Clark teaches MDiv modules on Greek translation and exegesis, and MTh modules on Historical Contexts of the New Testament, Textual Criticism, and Research Methods. He has developed several modules for SAIACS’s online MA programmes: Biblical Interpretation; Gospels; Acts and…

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Dr E. D. Solomon

Dr E D Solomon

Dr E.D. Solomon joined SAIACS in June 2016. He is a professor of missiology and Head of the Department of Missiology.     Dr Solomon has written for a number of national and international journals and books. His PhD thesis is published by the ISPCK (2012), titled, Change and continuity: Influences on Self-Identity of Christian Dalits of Madiri Puram…

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Dr Chongpongmeren

Chongpongmeren

Dr Chongpongmeren (Meren Jamir) has been teaching at SAIACS since 2013. He earlier served with the Union of Evangelical Students of India (UESI) for three years.   His research interest is on the intersection of culture and Christian faith, and how it leads to emphasis and innovations in churches. His doctoral dissertation was on influence of culture on the…

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Dr John Arun Kumar

John Arun Kumar

Dr Arun is a professor of Hinduism and Head of the Department of Study of Religions. He also is the director of the Centre for Religious Studies, and of SAIACS’ MA (TS) and PhD (Theology) programmes under the University of Mysore. Prior to joining SAIACS, Dr Arun served with Indian Evangelical Mission (IEM), a cross-cultural mission work in India…

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