Head of the Department of Practical Theology and Counselling;
Dr Varghese Thomas, a SAIACS alumnus (MTh, Pastoral Theology and Counselling), serves as Head of the Department of Practical Theology and Counselling, and as Chaplain of the SAIACS community. Before joining SAIACS in 2018, he was a faculty at Hindustan Bible Institute for more than twenty years and also served as principal there for three years. He has published several articles on professional development of theological educators, intercultural competencies of ministry leaders, and rest and spirituality. He has also published study material in counselling, education, and ministry courses for students of distance education at Hindustan Bible Institute.
Varghese and his wife, Suja, have two children.
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