Staff Directory

For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don’t have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
(Romans 12:4-5)

Dr. Suresh Thomas

Dr. Suresh Thomas has lived in five different countries (India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Canada, and USA), bringing a unique perspective to missions that adds to the existing culture of FAC.

Raised in a Syrian Orthodox Christian family in India, Suresh became a follower of Jesus Christ at the age of 21. Married since 1992 to Julie, who is from Sri Lanka, they are parents to Akshay, Talia, and Anya.

Having graduated with degrees in Science, Business Administration, Social Work, and Biblical Studies, Suresh completed doctoral studies in Leadership and Preaching at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky. He has more than 25 years of experience in missional and organizational leadership, including five years in college-level teaching. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Simpson University and Crown College, teaching four MA/MDiv level courses: Leadership & Cultural Intelligence, Church Planting, Leading Change, and Strategic Planning for Non-profits.

Suresh was ordained by the C&MA as a pastor in 1998.

While playing cricket and listening to spirit-filled worship music is relaxing to him, he and his wife love traveling to new places to learn about new cultures.

Phone: 609-953-7333 x 144

Dr. Suresh Thomas
Director for Missional Leadership & Outreach