2009-2010 J. Philip Hogan Professor of World Missions
Ph.D., Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (U.K.)
Th.M., Regent College (Vancouver, B.C. Canada)
B.D., Union Biblical Seminary (Pune, India)
B.Th., Southern Asia Bible College (Bangalore, India)
Dr. Satyavrata leads the Assemblies of God church and its network of ministries in Kolkata, India, founded by the late Mark Buntain. These ministries include a hospital, medical services and a school system for thousands of students. Nearly 20,000 children a day receive meals and basic care through the auspices of this mission. Previous to assuming his current role in 2006, he was President of Southern Asia Bible College in Bangalore, India, during which time he played an active role in evangelical theological education in India as Chairperson of the Asia Theological Association and the Langham Partnership Regional Council (South Asia). He now serves as Chairperson of the Board of The Center for Global Leadership Development (formerly Southern Asia Bible College). He also chairs the AG Association for Theological Education in South Asia, the Board of Bombay Teen Challenge, and serves on the Board of World Vision, India. Author of The Holy Spirit: Lord and Life-Giver.