Dr. Vinod John

Senior Professor of Missional & Social Theology
Asian Theology Specialist
International experience:
  • Canada
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • United States


Doctor of Philosophy, Mission & Evangelization Studies, Asbury Seminary, Wilmore, KY, USA
Master of Arts, Sociology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, India
Master of Theology, Missiology, Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India
Bachelor of Divinity, Theological Studies, Faith Theological Seminary, Manakala, India
Bachelor of Science, Meerut University, Meerut, India


Dr. Vinod John was born and raised up in a traditional, religious Hindu family in Northern India. Through the influence of a pastor he and his family became Christians. He started a church planting movement in the Uttrakhand state in North India which now has more than 120 churches. Since 2011 he has served as a church planting pastor reaching Indian immigrants from Hindu and Sikh people groups in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He completed a PhD in Evangelization and Mission Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. He serves as Senior Professor of Missional & Social Theology and as Asian Theology Specialist. 

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