Our Pastor

Pastor Roy Cheriyan and Family

Pastor Roy Cheriyan and Family

Pastor Roy Cheriyan is a man of integrity, with vision and had the courage to do the will of God in total faith. He is a man with compassion, and focused to spread the Gospel of Christ to all the persons he get acquainted. He was saved in 1987 and was baptized in Salem India Pentecostal Church, Mavelikara, Kerala. He is a friend of all the denominations and loves and serves God with passion. He has BA in Pastoral Theology and MDiv.

Married for 28 years with Kunjukunjamma (Sarah) and blessed with 3 boys Joshua, Jason and Justin. Joshua is a graduate of Central Bible College and is a Music Pastor in Seattle.

He is an ordained minister with Assemblies of God and leading Int’l Assembly of God, Arizona since its birth in 1997, founded Mizpah GoodNews Ministries and Rhema Bible Seminary located at Palakkad, Kerala which is the bordering villages of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, to win India for Christ. We have an orphanage, a tailoring school, an English Medium School and over 75 Churches under this ministry. Presently, he is the President of the ministry and Principal of the Bible College which is accredited by Asia Theological Agency (ATA).

Also, he is working as a Prison Chaplain and recently started a Bible Seminary to equip and empower almost 80 inmate students to carry the Gospel of Jesus Christ as and when they get released or even while incarcerated.