Rev Dr David Joy BSc, BD, MTh, PhD

Personal / Family :

Wife: Sherin David Joy
Children: Ashwin David Joy ( PhD Student, UEL, UK)
Anbin David joy ( BA Final year, Christ University Bangalore)

Date of Ordination: 15th August 1993
Current Status:

A presbyter of the Church of South India, South Kerala Diocese,
Professor, Taught at United Theological College, Bangalore (1999-2019)
Now, teaching New Testament, at the Kerala United Theological Seminary, Trivandrum and Professor at FFRRC, kottayam.
liaison for India of SBL-ICI,
Editorial Board Member of International Voices of Biblical Studies(2017-
Board Member of SBL-ICI (2020-

Membership in Scholarly Bodies

1.Society for Biblical Literature 2006-
2.Society for Studies in Theology 2006-
3.British New Testament Studies 2002-
4.Congress of Asian Theologians 1998-
5.Society for Biblical Studies in India 1998-
6.Postcolonial Studies Network 2008-

Ministerial Experiences

Church Worker CSI Church Nalanchira, 1987-1988
Holy Trinity Church 1992-1994
CSI Kachani 1994-1996
Bishop’s Chaplain 1992-1996
Officer of the Special Projects for the Marginalized 1994-1996
Secretary of SBSI 2006-2008
Research Interests:
Author/Editor of 25 books and 50 plus academic articles
Postcolonial Hermeneutics, Christology

Rev Dr D John Winslow BA, BD, MTh, DTh

KUTSPersonal / Family :

Wife: Prasanna K Mathew (Principal in charge Christian College kattakada)
Children: Bijoysam P Mathew
Mobile: 9446352640

Education (Secular, Theological):

Bachelor of Arts
BD – KUT Seminary 1984- 87
Master of Theology
Doctor of Theology

Ministry History:

29 years Pastoral experience in SKD, Served in the following churches: CSI Puthenpalam, Anacode, Fosterpuram, Pavakottukonam,Eruthavoor, Holy Trinity, Poojapura, Chundavilakam.
Secretary & Co-ordinator for Christian Education 1994-99

Area of Academics Interest:

Christian Theology, Leadership and Administration, Church Ministry

Rev. Regi George Varghese M.Th., M.Sc., M.A.

Personal / Family :

Wife: Mrs. Saju Mary Abraham
Children: Joanne Mary George, pursuing graduation
Joash Varghese George, studying in 7th class


M.Sc. (Physics-Astrophysics), M.Th. (New Testament), M.A. (Sociology),
Pursing Doctorate ( D.Th.) in the field of New Testament in FFRRC.


Former Asst. Professor at Allahabad Bible Seminary,
Former Teaching Faculty at Bethel Bible Institute,
Salem, former student counselor in UESI

Ministerial Experiences

1.Pastoral ministry in CSI Diocese of Malabar May 2017- April 2019
2.Guest Faculty at Bethel Bible Institute, Salem July 2018- March 2019
(Affiliated with Senate of Serampore College)
3.Guest Faculty at KUTS, Thiruvanathapuram Aug 2017- Feb 2018
4.Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biblical Studies, Allahabad Bible Seminary, UP
(Affiliated with Senate of Serampore College) June 2014- April 2017
5.Asst. pastor (honorary) at Holy Trinity Church Allahabad, CNI Lucknow Diocese, UP Aug. 2014- April 2017
6.Student counselor with a University student movement(UESI) 1994-2012

Rev. Dr. L.V. Bipinlal B.Sc., MA, PGCCTMFMC, BD, MTh, DTh.

KUTSPersonal / Family :

Wife: Lisha Bipin. S.R.
Children: Renoylal. B.L. (Std. VI), Rainalal B.L. (Std. I)
Current Status:

A presbyter of the Church of South India, South Kerala Diocese,
Asst. Professor, Kerala United Theological Seminary, Trivandrum.
Pre-marriage counselling Teacher of CSI South Kerala Diocese.
Counsellor and in charge of CSI Counselling and Guidance Centre, A centre for Inner Healing, KUTS Trivandrum.

Educational Qualifications:

Secular Degrees : BSc. Physics. Christian college Kattakkada
M.A. Sociology. Kariavattom
Counselling Courses : 1).Post Graduate Certificate Course: Technique and Methods of Family and Marriage Counselling. (University of Kerala )
2). Script Analysis (ICTA)
2). Self-esteem and Interpersonal Relationship (Socio- Religious Centre (SRC), Calicut)
3). Personal Growth Workshop (Group Therapy). (Socio – Religious Centre, Calicut)
4). Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) (ATMAMITHRA, Kalady)

Theological Degrees :

Bachelor of Divinity (BD) : Gurukul Lutheran Thological College and Research Institute, Chennai.
Thesis : Relavance of Christava Deepika towards the Life and Ministry Of CSI South Kerala Diocese.
Master of theology (M.Th) : FFRRC, Kottayam.
Thesis : Marital Quality of Childless Couples: A Qualitative Study.
Awards : 1). M.TH. Late Dr. C. Devasahayam Prize in Christian Ministry – 2011.
2). M.TH. C.S.I. Diocese of Madras Prize in Christian Ministry – 2011.
Doctor of Theology (D.Th) : Christian Ministry (Counselling)
(Senate of Serampore College (University)
Thesis : Self-Esteem in Relation to Stress Tolerance among Wives of Alcoholics Implications for Pastoral Care and Counselling

Ministerial Experiences :

Presbyter as different churches in CSI South Kerala Diocese. CSI Kuttikkadu, Perayam Town CSI, Meethi CSI, Kodikkunnu CSI, Arayoor CSI, Chenkal CSI, Kulathoor CSI, Vizhavoor East CSI and Thozhukkal CSI. Wrote more than 10 Academic articles.

Area of Academic Interest :

Counselling and Psychotherapies: marriage and family issues, pre-marriage counselling, teen age issues, Dealing low self-esteem issues, Dealing with Youth and old age problems, Crisis Counselling, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD), Special care to addiction and childlessness issues in family.
Systemic approach, T.A., REBT and NLP.

Rev E Shine Kumar BA, BEd, BD, MTh

Rev.Ebenezer Shine kuamarPersonal / Family :

Wife: B S Sini
Children: S S Kripa
email: ebinshine@gmail com
Mobile: 9446307249

Education (Secular, Theological):

BA –Kerala University
BEd – Kerala University
BD – KUTS Kannamoola

Ministry History:

CSI Pllayil, CSI Thatiyoor, CSI Kottamam

Area of Academics Interest:

Hindutva and Indian Nationalism; Indian ‘Goddess Tradition’

Rev Vinod Allen BD, MTh

Rev Vinod Allen
Personal / Family :

Parents:Rev R G Allen (Late), Mrs Joyce Allen
Wife: Saji Vinod (Teacher, B E M GIRLS HSS, Kozhikode)
Children: Anjana Joyce Vinod MTech, Thushar Reginold (Student @ IX std)
Mother Parish: CSI Cathedral, Kozhikode

Education (Secular, Theological):

BTh (South India Biblical Seminary, Bangarpet).
BD (Kerala United Theological Seminary, Kannammoola).
MTh (United Theological College, Bangaluru).
DTh (Federated Faculty for Research in Religion and Culture, Kottayam) NOT COMPLETED.

Ministry History:

Ordained as Deacon: 21-4-1991
Ordained as Presbyter: 24-4-1992
Kozhikode CSI Cathedral (Asst), Palakkad Robinson Church, Kannur Hebich’s Church, Chakkittapara Burnabas Church, Puthiyara (Kozhikode)Schaufler Church, Kozhikode Hermann Gundert Church, Chovva (Kannur) Samuel Hebich Church, Kozhikode CSI Cathedral (Vicar) and Nilambur St Mathews Church. Served as the Corporate Manager of CSI Diocesan Schools (Malabar & Waynad Area) 2006 and 2011-2015, Joined KUT Seminary teaching faculty since June 2016.

Area of Studies:

History of Christianity

Area of Academics Interest:

History of Missionary Movement and its impact on the Indians.

Rev John Davidson Johnson MA, BD, MTh

rev-john-davidson-johnson-1Personal / Family :

Parents: Mr. John Johnson (Late Mr. M. John & Late Mrs. Milsy Johnamma John) & Mrs. Joyce Davidson (D/o. Late Rev. J. Davidson & Late Mrs. Esther Davidson, Punalur)
Wife: Mrs. Princy A. M. (Perayam Mar Thoma Church, Mulavana, Kundara)
Children: Aaron David Johnson (Class 2, Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Nalanchira, Trivandrum)
Adona Sara Johnson (Pre – K.G., The Good Shepherd School, Pettah, Trivandrum)
Mother Parish – Holy Trinity CSI, Maranadu, Karuvelil (Kollam – Kottarakara Diocese)
email: jdj97@ymail.com
mobile: 9400074433

Education (Secular, Theological):

M. A.(Economics) – University of Kerala
B. D. – Serampore College, Calcutta
M. Th.- North India Institute of Post – Graduate Theological Studies (NIIPGTS), Calcutta

Ministry History:

CSI Chittumala, CSI Mayyanadu, CSI Amaravila, Principal CSI English Medium School, Amaravila (2010-2012), CSI Chavadimukku, CSI Ayanicaudu, CSI Thalavoor

Area of Academics Interest:

Theological Findings which related with the people those who are undergoing various struggles and tensions in their life.

Rev. Rajan Moses B.A., BD., MTh., Mphil.

rev-john-davidson-johnson-1Personal / Family :

Parents: Mr. John Johnson (Late Mr. M. John & Late Mrs. Milsy Johnamma John) & Mrs. Joyce Davidson (D/o. Late Rev. J. Davidson & Late Mrs. Esther Davidson, Punalur)
Wife: Lovely P. Rajan Sr. Gr. Assistant Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Children: Gilbert King, IX Standard Holy Family Centre for Excellence , Kottayam
Gabriela Christiane King, II Standard Mount Carmel, Kottayam
Gilchrist King, 3 ⅟₂ Years Old
Mother Parish – Holy Ressurection C.S.I. Church Bonami, Fair Field Post.

Education (Secular, Theological):

B.A. (History) University College, Trivandrum
MPhil Martin Luther Christian University, Shilang
BD. Kerala United Theological Seminary, Trivandrum.
MTh. F.F.R.R.C. Kottayam, Senate of Serampore.

Ministry History:

Missionary : St. John’s C.S.I. Church, Cheriyar
St.Paul’s C.S.I. Church, Parathode

Presbyter : C.S.I. Christ Church, Chenkarai
St. Paul’s C.S.I. Church, Thengakal
St. George C.S.I. Church, Pullikanam
St. Paul’s C.S.I. Church, Muvattupuzha
C.S.I. Christ Church, Kanjikuzhy
St. Paul’s C.S.I. Church, Mathaipara
C.S.I. Christ Church Mount

Ecumenical Field:

Associate Secretary, Kerala Council of Churches,

Associate Editor:

Ecumenical Horizon K.C.C.Publication

Area of Academics Interest:

Bible, Pastorate Counselling and Counselling Psychology,
Career guidance

Area Of Professional Interest :

Pastoral Ministry and Teaching

Visiting Faculty

  • Rev Dr Prinston Ben B A, B D, M Th, Th M, D Th
  • Rev Dr P T George, M A, B D, M Th, Ph D
  • Rev Dr Rajendra Babu B D , M Th, Ph D
  • Rev Franklin Das C S , M A , B D, M Th
  • Rev Johnson Peter Kunnamppally, B D , M Th
  • Rev Livingston Singh, M A , B D , M Th
  • Prof M P Joseph PhD
  • Mr Abhilash Babu, M A, B Ed, (SET) in English Lang & Litt
  • Mrs Mrudula Kumari, M A (Eng & Socio), B Ed, PGD-CAFC