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. His recent publications include: “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)

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.
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