Dr. Joy M George
Chancellor
Asian Christian Academy

Dr. Joy is the most senior teaching faculty at ETS (ACA). He has taught most of the courses offered in our curriculum, but his area of expertise is in Bible Exposition. He is married to Leela George and they have three children Stephen, Benjamin and Christine.

  • BS - Kerala University, (1970)
  • ThM - Dallas Theological Seminary, (1976)
  • PhD - Dallas Theological Seminary, (1984)

Dr. S. J. George
President
Asian Christian Academy

Dr. S.J George is a professor at ETS (ACA). His doctoral work focused on non-native speakers of English as adult learners and online theological education. This work has led to the development of the online M.A in Christian Studies at ETS. Prior to his theological education, he worked for Air Liquide as a Chemical Engineer. He is married to Rachel George and they have two children Ashish and Anjali.

  • BS - Texas A&M University, (2000)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2007)
  • MA - The University of Texas at Arlington, (2010)
  • PhD - University of North Texas, (2017)

Prof. Joy John
Academic Dean
ETS

Prof. Joy John is a professor in the department of Theological Studies and selected courses in Christian Education. He is one of the elders in Hosur Brethren Assembly, a resource person for children’s ministry, a guest lecturer at graduate level colleges, and prolific speaker at conferences and seminars. His articles have appeared in Christian journals and popular magazines. He has also number of Malayalam Christian songs to his credit. He is married to Juni Joy and they are blessed with three boys, Jonathan, Jabez, and Jairus.

  • BTh - South India Baptist Bible College, (1988)
  • BD - South India Baptist Bible College, (1989)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (1991)

Dr. Hanson Manova
Registrar
ETS

Dr. Hanson Manova is a Professor of Historical Theology and Bible Exposition at ETS for the past 8 years. Also serves as a co-pastor at Hosur Bible Church since 2006. Dr. Hanson has translated four books into Tamil: Creation to Christ, An Exposition of Acts, An Exposition of Romans, and The Unseen Realm (Michael Heiser). He is currently translating the Timothy Leadership Institute’s lessons into Tamil. He is married to Jocelyn Jose and they are blessed with two children Amy and Hudson.

  • BTh - South India Baptist Bible College, (2002)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2005)
  • DMin - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2016)

Dr. Saji P. Thomas
Director of DMin Studies
ETS

Dr. Saji P. Thomas is the Co-pastor at Bethel Baptist Church. He has for the most part of his experience, simultaneously shared pastoral roles as well as teaching and administration roles in seminaries, including ETS from 1990. He is married to Jessy and they have three children Jerusha, Shaphan, and Navith.

  • BTh - Berean Baptist Bible College, (1986)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (1990)
  • STM - Northwest Baptist Seminary (Graduate School of Ministry at Corban University), (1998)
  • DMin - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2012)

Prof. Noby T. K
Dean of Students
Asian Christian Academy

Prof. Noby T. K is a Professor of Old Testament Studies and Bible Exposition at ETS for the past 14 years. He is also the Pastor of Campus Bible Church at ACA. Before coming to ETS, Noby taught English and the Bible in Christian Mission Schools in North-East India for three years and also taught at Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Cochin, Kerala for five years. He is married to Rinku and they have two children Stephen and Stephy.

  • BTh – Trivandrum Bible College, (1993)
  • BD - South India Baptist Bible College and Seminary, (1997)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2001)

Dr. Mathukutty P. M
Librarian/Professor
ETS

Dr. Mathukutty P.M is the Librarian & Professor at ETS since 1995. He is a Visiting faculty to the Brethren Bible Institute, Pathanamthitta and Stewards Bible College, Chennai. Currently academic committee member and Vice Principal of Rehoboth Theological Institute, Thrissur. He is an Elder for the last 21 years at Zion Brethren Fellowship, Bangalore. He is also the Convenor of the Joint Library Committee (JLC), Bangalore. Dr. Mathukutty is married to Shani Matthew and they are blessed with two children Samuel and Sara.

  • BA - Mangalore University, (1991)
  • BBS - India Theological Seminary, (1991)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (1995)
  • MA (Christian Studies) - Madras University, (2011)
  • BLisc - Alagappa University, (2012)
  • DMin - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2015)

Prof. Mathew K. Samuel
Professor, Bible Exposition
ETS

Prof. Mathew K. Samuel ia a professor at ETS for 11 years and currently one of the elders at Ebenezer Brethren Assembly. He is married to Reba Lilly Gaius.

  • BTh - Berean Baptist Bible College and Seminary, (2002)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2005)

Prof. Benjamin George
Director
ACA

Prof. Benjamin George taught at ACA for 3 years before moving to Surkhet, Nepal in 2014. Later he moved to Dubai for a pastoral internship at the Redeemer Church of Dubai in 2015. Currently serves as one of the the Director of Missions at Asian Christian Academy and one of the pastors of Bangalore Bible Church and overseeing 30 church planters in India and Nepal. Benjamin also oversees the 6 month pastoral internship program at ACA. He is married to Miriam and they have 3 children Lydia, Asher and Jude.

  • BS - Texas A&M University, (2001)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2011)

Dr. Alias K. Eldhose (Eldy)
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
ETS

Dr. Alias K. Eldhose taught at Grace Bible College for two years (1996-1998) and served in North Indian Mission Field until 2003. Completed leadership training with Child Evangelism Fellowship in Langenbruck, Basel, Switzerland (2004-05) before joining CEF of Britain as the Director of YouthChallenge®. From 2009 until the fall of 2016, Eldy served as the Teaching Assistant in the New Testament Department at DTS. Eldy also served as the Marriage Ministry Coordinator for eighteen months at Northwest Bible Church. He is married to Mercy Eldhose with two children Nathaniel and Jonathan.

  • BTh - Grace Bible College and Seminary, (1996)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (2000)
  • PhD - Dallas Theological Seminary, (2017)

Prof. Saji Abraham
Adjunct Professor
Bible Exposition, Biblical and Pastoral Theology
ETS

Prof. Saji Abraham, as Professor in Biblical Studies department at ETS for 20 years, alongside 20 years of pastoring in Hosur & Grace Bible Church. He is married to Elsa Saji and is blessed with two children Timya and Tanya.

  • BTh - Grace Bible College and Seminary, (1993)
  • MA - Annamalai University, (1998)
  • MTh - Evangelical Theological Seminary, (1996)
Online Faculty

Dr. E. Montgomery
Online Faculty

  • BSc - Oregon State University, Oregon, (1999)
  • ThM - Dallas Theological Seminary, (2006)
  • PhD - McMaster University, Canada, (2013)

His area of theological specialisation are Early Judaism (with a minor field in Early Christianity) and New Testament. He was an Adjunct Lecturer in Biblical Studies, St. Peter’s Seminary, Canada, and a Pastor of Education, Green Valley Baptist Church, Missouri, USA. He is married to Pauline and has two children Annabelle and Aanya.

Dr. Dale S. Doron
Online Faculty

  • BA
  • ThM
  • DMin

Fifty-seven years ministry experience as a pastor, translator, and professor in many countries like US, Iran, Philippines, Mexico, Russia, and India. He is married to Nancy Doron.

DMin Faculty
  • Dr. Saji P. Thomas, BA, ThM, DMin - Director
  • Dr. David Fletcher, BA, ThM, DMin - Founding Director
  • Dr. S.J George, BS, MTh, MA, PhD - Professor
  • Dr. Hanson Manova, BTh, MTh, DMin - Professor
  • Dr. Nathan Baxter, BA, ThM, DMin - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Darrell Bock, BA, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Gene Getz, BA, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Wayne Grudem, BA, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Abe Kuruvilla, BA , MD, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Bill Lawrence, BA, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Carlos Pinto, BA, ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Tie King, BA, ThM, DMin - Guest Faculty
  • Dr. Dan Wallace, BA., ThM, PhD - Guest Faculty