OUR PASTOR

Pastor - Dr. Shibu Thomas & Family

Pastor - Dr. Shibu Thomas & Family

Dr. Shibu Thomas was born and raised in a Marthomite family in a small town called Sarni of Betul District, MP. In the year 1987, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and received water baptism.

While doing his High School, he had the call for Full-time Ministry from the Lord and dedicated his life to the Lord's Ministry. He started preaching, translation and evangelism at the age of 16. He joined Saugar University for his Graduation in B.Sc (Science) along with the ministry of the Lord in M.P. All those years he was actively involved in youth and church ministry, reaching the unreached in different villages and towns of MP. While doing his Masters in Science, he got admission for B.D in Faith Theological Seminary (Serampore University), which he joined thereafter.

In the year 1997, he got married to Bini. After graduating from the Seminary, went to pioneer a remote village called Khategaon in Dewas District, MP (North India).  Along with evangelism he also started an English Medium School to educate the children of  that village. Sofia Academy grew in the course of time with more than 600 students. Because of the determination and dedication towards the Kingdom purpose he and his family went through many hardships for long Seven years in that village. Meanwhile, he started some more mission stations in the nearby villages called Narsullaganj, Kannod, Handia, Narmada Nagar etc. which was handled over to Church of God Central West Region and Pastors were appointed from the Region to do ministry in these places.. 

After seven years of ministry in Madhaya Pradesh, in 2005, he was appointed as the Pastor of Church of God In India, Vikhroli, Mumbai. Also, he was appointed as the President for Mahanaim Bible College, Mumbai, the only Bible college of Church of God In India, Central West Region. In 2010, he was appointed as the Pastor for Calvary Assembly-Church of God, Snellville, Georgia, USA. He is continuing as the Pastor of the same church. He is blessed with a daughter Sofia  Thomas and a son Stalin  Thomas.

Dr. Shibu Thomas pursued his Doctoral Studies at Church of God Theological Seminary, Tennessee, USA, and later on accomplished his Ph.D. from International Institute of Arts and Theology, in Christian Ministry and Counseling.