REV. MATHEW PHILIP

Happy Christmas & A Prosperous New Year...re to edit subtitle

Jesus Loves You!

                  You are a leader not by what you do or how you do, but by what kind of a person you are.

Hails from 'God's own country' - Kerala, a  southern State of India with 32 years of Christian ministry experience. Born in 1966 at Parakode, a remote village in the District of Pathanamthitta. Brought up within the Christian Brotheren and Pentecostal tradition. Graduated from Kerala University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B.Com) in 1986. Involved in Christian ministry with Sharon Fellowship Church, Tiruvalla, Kerala for a year. Obtained a Bachelor of Divinity degree (B.D.) from Southern Asia Bible College (SABC), Bangalore in 1990. After a time of missionary ministry in North India for three and a half years with India Pentecostal Church (Northern Region), received Master of Theology (M.Th) in Missiology from South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Bangalore in 1995. Since then served as the Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Missions and Ministry at Gospel For Asia Biblical Seminary (GFABS), Tiruvalla, Kerala.  Authored four books on Christian Missions, Homelitics and Leadership and engaged in writing several articles in Journals and magazines. Arrived in the U.S. in 2008 and now lives in Philadelphia with family and continues the ministry of preaching, teaching and writing. Currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Shalem IPC of New Jersey; Spiritual Counselor with Caring Hospice Services at Fort Washington, PA., & the Vice President of IPC Eastern Region.

My Family:

Lives in Philadelphia with my wife, Blessy and children. Since the time she came to my life in 1994 she has been a tremendous blessing and support to my life & ministry. We are blessed with our son, Alan and twin daughters, Helan & Milan.

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