Dorathota, Box-3, (P.O.)
Bheemunipatnam
AP, India – 531163
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Faculty Team

Rev. Dr. Pari Titus comes from Salem, Tamilnadu.  He did his B.Th at South India Biblical Seminary (SIBS), B.D and M.Th at Union Biblical Seminary (UBS) at Yavatmal/Pune, and PhD in Missiology at CIME, Bangalore.

After serving in various leadership responsibilities and as the Principal at Bethel Bible Institute, in Salem, Tamilnadu (1982- 2007), he took the leadership as the Executive Director (2007-2016) at Bethel Agricultural Fellowship), an NGO involved in Child care, Education, Heath, Agriculture and Community development projects in Tamilnadu

He is the ordained Presbyter of the Church of North India and served as the senior Chaplain of the Bethel Gospel Fellowship in Tamilnadu. Mrs Pauline Titus is his wife, currently in her final phase of her doctoral program in Christian ministry. They are blessed with two sons Praveen Samuel and Prakash Stephen

Email :  principal@cotr.in

Contact No : (0)9443887229


Rev. D. Anand Sunil Kumar comes from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He is the Academic Dean for the B.Th and M.Div Programs. He has a B.Sc in Electronics from Andhra University. His M.Div (Master of Divinity) is from Hindustan Bible Institute, Chennai.

He has his M.Th (Master of Theology) in Biblical Studies (New Testament) from SAIACS (South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies), Bangalore. He has been ministering in COTR since 2009, prior to which he also taught in ITC (International Training Centre), Vizianagaram; NLSOM (New Life School of Mission). He also was the Co-Editor of the Answer Magazine. He is Editor to the COTR Journal. His wife is Parimala, they are blessed with two daughters, Anvitha and Vatsalya. 

Email : sunil@cotr.in / dean.cotr@gmail.com

Contact No : (0)9542503264


Rev. Mathew Jacob comes from Kerala. He did his B.Th., M.Div and (M.Th) at COTR Theological Seminary, Visakhapatnam and M.A. (Philosophy) from Andhra University. He has been serving the Lord through various ministries.

He has many years of experience in Pastoral and Teaching ministry. Previously, he was Dean of Students at Grace Bible College, Haryana and Registrar at Nagaland Bible College, Mokokchung, Nagaland for seven years. 

Since 1998, he has been serving at COTRTS. Presently he is working as Registrar at COTR Theological Seminary. He is also Vice-President of New Testament Church of India.   Mrs. Lydia Mathew is his wife. They are blessed with three children- Blessy, Blesson and Beulah.

Email : mjacob@cotr.in /  registrar@cotr.in

Contact No : (0)9490074897


Rev. Bandi Rajasekhar hails from Telangana. He did his Master of Divinity at South India Biblical Seminary (SIBS), Bangarapet and Master of Theology at Church on the Rock Theological Seminary (COTR TS), Visakhapatnam.

Formerly, he worked as Evangelist in the Dornakal Diocese of Church of South India (CSI), and lecturer at South Asia Leadership Training and Development Centre (SALT DC), Pipariya, M.P.  in 2009-11.

He is an ordained priest of Anglican Episcopal Church. Mrs. Anitha Raj is his wife. She is a teacher by profession. They are blessed with two sons, Samuel Raj and Samson Since 2013 he has been serving as faculty member at COTR TS.

 Email : deanofstudents.cotr@gmail.com / cotrgnapika@cotr.in

Contact No : (0)9603618492


Dasan Jeyaraj, comes from Sawyerpuram, Tamil Nadu, and raised through Bethel Fellowship, Salem, He did his B.Th. at South India Biblical Seminary (SIBS) with three College and University awards, and continued BD and M.Th. at Union Biblical Seminary (UBS) at Pune, MA at Annamalai University, Chidambaram and Ph. D. in Missions at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He has published more than 10 articles, edited several books and published a book.

He has been serving at various leadership responsibilities in Operation Mobilization, India, such as evangelism team leader and state coordinator, the Principal of the International College of Cultural Studies, Hyderabad (1996-2011) 

He has been serving as the adjunct faculty of SAIACS, Bangalore, Calvin Institute of Theology, Hyderabad, Centre for Contemporary Christianity, Bangalore and International College of Cultural Studies, Hyderabad. 

He is the current Secretary of Fellowship of Indian Missiologists (an Ecumenical Forum) – FOIM, honorary Presbyter of St. Thomas’, Secunderabad since 2003, adjunct faculty taught at Bharat Bible College, Hyderabad (1997-1998), Briercrest College and Seminary, Canada (2002-2011), and India Graduate School of Missiology, Chennai (2011-).

Rev. Dr Dasan Jeyaraj is the Dean of M. Th. and Ph.D. Studies and Professor of Missions, History and Contextual Theology at the CHURCH ON THE ROCK THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY. Married to Indra and blessed with two daughters Annie Preethisa and Anuja Premika.

Email ID : jeyaraj.dasan@gmail.com

Contact No : (0)8008004726


Dr. S. A. Devasahayam is from Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu. After serving Operation Mobilisation India for two decades in various leadership roles, including, as a resource person for Church History discipline in various colleges, heading the department of History of Christianity in New Life College and Asia Evangelical College & Seminary, Bangalore and adjourned faculty at Colombo Theological Seminary and AG Bible College at Sri Lanka.
He holds 3 masters degrees; Master of Arts from Madras University, Master of Divinity from ICCS, Hyderabad and Master of Theology (History of Christianity) from SAIACS, Bangalore. And Ph D (Inter Dis. – Church History) is from Madras University, Chennai.
He is married to Vinuo Devasahayam, who works as HR with New Life Computer Institute, Bangalore. They are blessed with two daughters Arpitha Evangeline & Selvina Margaret.

Email ID : devavinuo@gmail.comdevavinuo@cotr.in

Contact No : 89044 34864






Email : pauline@cotr.in





Suhas Dandey comes from Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. He did his Bachelor in Theology at Ebenezer Bible College, Kottayam, Kerala; Masters in Divinity at Church On The Rock Theological Seminary (COTRTS), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and Masters in Theology  at South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS), Benguluru, Karnataka.

He served God in various capacities such as Pastor of TLP Church Rajahmundry for 2 years, Student Counselor with Inter Collegiate Prayer Fellowship (ICPF) for 3 years and Adjunct faculty for Satyam Theological College.

He has been teaching in COTRTS since 2014. He is Co-Editor to the COTR Journal. He is married to Mrs. Missionary Fragrance and blessed with a son, Aben (Happy) and a daughter Adah (Khushi).

 Email : suhas@cotr.in / director4cotrtsdoes@gmail.com

Contact No : (0)7674940734


Mr. Abraham Thomas is from Trivandrum, Kerala. He has been serving the Lord in various capacities. He has completed B.A. from Kerala University; D.Civil from Universal College of Engineering at Trivandrum in 2002; B.Th. from Bethel Bible College at Punalur in 2007; M.Div from Trivandrum Bible College in 2010 and M.Th in History of Christianity from Ebenezer Theological Seminary at Vengoor, Kerala in the year of 2014.

He taught at Rewa Theological Seminary in Madhya Pradesh in the academic year 2010-11 and at Landmark Theological Seminary, Trivandrum in the academic years 2011-14. Since 2014, he is working as a fulltime faculty at Church on the Rock Theological Seminary (COTRTS) in the department of History of Christianity.

He is a member of Assemblies of God Church, (A.G.) Malayalam District Council. He has been working as Singer in different teams since 2004. Mrs. Leena Raj is his wife and they are blessed with a daughter, Abiya and son Abel

Email : abraham@cotr.in / chaplain.cotr@gmail.com

Contact No : (0)8464820449


Mr. Hirendra Prasad originally hails from Odisha. He has B.A. degree from Berhampur University (Orissa). He did his Master of Divinity at South India Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Coimbatore, and Master of Theology (New Testament) at Hindustan Bible Institute and College, Chennai. He has been working in COTR Theological Seminary since 2014. He is Editor to the Answer Magazine. He is married to Mrs. Silpa Mol.

 Email : hirendra@cotr.in / cotrvoice@cotr.in

Contact No : (0)9912132962


Mrs. Helen Johnson Titus resides at Dorathota, Bheemunipatnam, Visakhapatnam.  She has B.A. degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad and M.A. from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.  She has done her M. Div and M. Th. in Missions at COTR Theological Seminary. 

She has worked abroad for a few years and at present serving in COTR College of Ministries in different positions as Secretary to the Board of COTR College of Ministries and New Testament Church of India. She serves as the Dean of Women .

She also serves as the Principal of Nava Jeevan Christian Jr. College.  Rev. Johnson Titus is her husband and they are blessed with five children.

 Email : helen@cotr.in 

Contact No : (0)9505337512


Mr. Odugu Raja Babu comes from Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He earned his Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) at Jesus and Friends Bible College in Kottarakara, Kerala; his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) at South Asia Institute for Leadership and Cultural Studies (SAILCS) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and his Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Study of Religions with specialization to Hinduism through Martin Luther Christian University at South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) in Bengaluru, Karnataka.  

He served as faculty and chaplain of Asian Bible College in Cochin, Kerala from 2013-2014. He is married to Mrs. Karuna Kumari.

 Email : rajababu@cotr.in 

Contact No : (0) 9000408754


Mr.Maddala Purna Chandra Rao comes from Tenali, Andhra Pradesh. He has B.Sc. degree from Nagarjuna University (Andhra Pradesh). He earned his Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) at Andhra Pradesh Bible College, Andhra Pradesh; Master of Divinity (M.Div.) at Trivandrum Bible College (TBC) in Kerala, and Master of Theology(M.Th.) in Old Testament at South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) in Bengaluru, Karnataka.  

 Email : purna@cotr.in 

Contact No : 9493743201


Samuel hails from Hydrabad and holds Bachelor of Theology and currently perusing BA at Andra University, with his technical skills in Graphic Designing and motion graphics served as Sound Engineer and Audio Editor in OM India (2005-2009) and also as Operation Mobilization (OM)  India film Team Leader in Uttar Pradesh.

He continued to serve in the Video Communication Department at OM India (2009-2016) t.)  He is now serving as the COTR media department since June 2016. Samuel is married to Ruth and they are blessed with a daughter and now residing in the Dorathota campus.

Email : media.cotr.in@gmail.com / samuel@cotr.in

Contact No : (0) 9177843173


Mr. Prasad Kadakaia hails from Andhra Pradesh. He did his B.Com at Andhra University,Visakhapatnam and Master of Library information science (MLiSc) at Andhra University,Visakhapatnam. Master of Divinity at Southern Asia Bible College (SABC), Bangalore.

Certificate in theological Librarianship at south Asia Institute for Leadership and Cultural studies

(SAILCS), Coimbatore. Formerly, he worked as Librarian at Abhyasa International School,

Toopran, Telangana.

Email : prasad@cotr.in

Contact No : (0) 7095451931


Mrs. Missionary Fragrance comes from Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. After +2, she did her Certificate in Library Science from SAIACS and worked as library staff at SAIACS for a year. She is married to Mr. Suhas D and has a son, Aben and a daughter Adah. Since 2014, she has been serving as Assistant Librarian at COTRTS. 

Email :  missionary@cotr.in

Contact No : 7674940743