- Systematic Theology
- Historical Theology
- PhD Theological Studies – Dallas Theological Seminary
- ThM Educational Leadership – Dallas Theological Seminary
- BBA Finance and Investments – Baruch College, City University of New York
Rev. Dr. Abraham Joseph serves in IGSL as Director for Leadership Programs and Academic Dean (OIC). He joined IGSL as full-time faculty in June 2018. He also teaches in the Theological Studies Department.
Before coming to IGSL Dr. Joseph was a professor at the Asian Christian Academy – Evangelical Theological Seminary near Bangalore, India from 1999 to 2018. While he primarily taught in the Theological Studies department, he has also taught courses in Biblical Studies and Pastoral Theology. He served there as the Director of Administrative Affairs from 1999-2003 and as Academic Dean during the 2003-2004 school year. Most recently he directed the PhD studies department of the seminary from 2012 to 2018.
He was one of the pastors of Bangalore Evangelical Church from 2012 to 2016, where his areas of ministry were preaching and Christian education. Abraham was ordained into Christian ministry in 1999 by his home church in New York City.
Abraham’s calling is to equip the church for Spirit-empowered witness to the Lord Jesus Christ for the glory of God among all nations.
Abraham is married to Laura and they have two children, Abigail and Andrew. Their basset hound, Lego (short for Legolas) is also a beloved member of the family. Abraham enjoys reading across disciplines and keeping up with international current events.