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K. P. Yohannan was born on 1950 in Kerala, India, is a Founder and director of Gospel for Asia. Discover K. P. Yohannan's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 70 years old?
|Occupation||Founder and director of Gospel for Asia|
|Age||71 years old|
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K. P. Yohannan Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is K. P. Yohannan's Wife?
His wife is Gisela Yohannan (m. 1974)
|Wife||Gisela Yohannan (m. 1974)|
|Children||Daniel Punnose, Sarah Punnose|
K. P. Yohannan Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is K. P. Yohannan worth at the age of 71 years old? K. P. Yohannan’s income source is mostly from being a successful Founder. He is from India. We have estimated K. P. Yohannan's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Founder|
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Gospel for Asia is one of the largest missionary organizations in the world, adhering to K.P. Yohannan's belief in the efficiency and efficacy of “national missionaries”, or missionaries that are native to the nation or culture being served. The organization’s primary mission fields are those people that live in the “10/40 Window”, referring to longitudinal coordinates consisting of areas in west Africa, India and east Asia.
In August 2018, Believers Eastern Church announced that the bishops and leaders in the church would take up "ecclesiastical" names in church duties, and K.P. Yohannan would now be known as Moran Mor Athanasius Yohan Metropolitan in relation to church duties. Across the United States and the Western world, he continues to go by K. P. Yohannan as an author, speaker and missionary statesman.
K. P. Yohannan credits his early work in his native India as inspiration for his focus on the poor and underserved in this region. He states: “In my head I knew all the answers, and Bible became the tool of the trade for me that I would use to teach and preach and I was doing very well. People liked my sermons, but finally I said to myself, ‘I’m not the same person I was when the Lord called me to serve Him. I’m not the same person that I was that walked on the streets of North India weeping over the lost and perishing millions and stayed up all night praying and weeping over a world map. The Lord was gracious enough to talk to us very lovingly, and I realized that he wanted me to go back to America and speak to the ‘Body of Christ’ about the possibility of seeing countries like India, Burma and Bhutan, turn to Christ if only they would become unselfish in praying and helping these brothers by becoming senders.”
Believers Eastern Church (previously Believers Church) is self-described as "evangelical in nature and outlook, oriental in worship, democratic in function and Protestant in governance and character" and claims to have congregations and parishes worldwide. The church has an episcopal governance. Believers Eastern Church is an "Ancient-Future Church" and as such, is considered by some to be heretical. The church holds Christ as the head of the Church (Col 1:18); hence it is governed by a committee of Bishops, the Synod, with one central Bishop holding the honorary title of "first among equals". Believers Eastern Church is administratively based in the state of Kerala in southwestern India. In 2015, the church reported it was re-organized into 33 dioceses; a decrease from the 36 dioceses reported by Smith in 2009. According to Believers Eastern Church, its membership consists of more than 3.5 million people in 10 countries speaking a hundred languages. The Church currently has 30 Bishops, and the current Metropolitan Bishop is Yohannan. Bishops and ordained clergy are required to vow allegiance and submission to the metropolitan (currently Moran Mor Athanasius Yohan Metropolitan) and all of his successors.
Legal proceedings are still ongoing. “Former Ernakulam District Collector Dr M G Rajamanickam, who was appointed as the Special Officer of the government to confiscate the illegal and excess estate lands under the custody of various companies, had issued an order in May, 2015, confiscating the 2,268 acre of land from Believers’ Church." However, this ruling was appealed and now there is further complication because the local government wants to build an airport on this estate. News outlets are reporting that the local government wants to buy the property. However, it is also reported that "The government does not need permission from K P Yohannan to set up airport in the Cheruvally estate, BJP national executive member V Muraleedharan said."
Six months into his undergraduate degree, K. P. Yohannanbecame an ordained clergyman and served as a pastor of a Native American Southern Baptist church for four years near Dallas, Texas. In 1979, K. P. Yohannan and his wife Gisela started an organization known today as Gospel for Asia, which resided in Carrollton, Texas until 2014, in which year it was moved to Wills Point, Texas. In the first year, they helped provide financial support and training to 24 missionaries. In 1979, he resigned from his church to devote his attention full-time to mission work. In 1981, he started a chapter of Gospel for Asia in Kerala and in 1983 created an Indian headquarter in Tiruvalla. GFA supports more than 50 Bible colleges in various countries.
K. P. Yohannan is married to Gisela, who served with him in Operation Mobilization. They met in 1973. In 1974, they were married in Germany, Gisela’s country of birth. They have two children, Daniel and Sarah.
K. P. Yohannan was born in 1950 and raised in a St. Thomas Syrian Christian (Mar Thoma Syrian Church) family in Kerala, India. At age 8 he became a follower of Jesus. He was 16 when he joined Operation Mobilization, an evangelical missions movement, and served with them for eight years on the Indian subcontinent. Through an invitation from Dr. W. A. Criswell, K. P. Yohannan moved to the United States in 1974 for theological studies at Criswell College (at the time Criswell Bible Institute) in Dallas, Texas. He graduated with a B.A. in Biblical Studies, becoming the school’s first international student to graduate. He eventually was also conferred an honorary degree of divinity by Hindustan Bible Institute & College in Chennai, India. Though his degree is honorary, he often uses the title of "doctor" when in the United States.