Pastor John more popularly known as Pastor Prakash, serves as Executive Pastor. Having joined the pastoral ministry as early as 1984, Prakash has the distinguished position of having served the Lord faithfully alongside our Senior Pastor for the longest period of time. Prakash takes great joy in studying the Word of God and spending hours in prayer. He is a vivid reader and keeps a breast with all that is happening in the Christian world as well as the secular world.
As Executive Pastor, Prakash has a wide range of responsibilities especially discharging duties delegated to him by our Senior Pastor, along with which he also provides pastoral support to the following areas: Austin Town, Annepalya and Neelasandra.
An ordained minister of the Central District of the Assemblies of God he also serves as a Presbyter.
Pastor John serves the Lord along with his beautiful and spirit filled wife, Seema Thomas. Both their children, Nikhil Thomas and Karis Thomas love the Lord and seize every opportunity to serve Him.
Pastor Seema was born in a pastor’s family and having completed her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education, she worked as a High School teacher before responding to the call of God on her life. In 1991 she joined Southern Asia Bible College to do her Master of Divinity but God had other plans for her. He brought her all the way from Maharashtra to Bangalore to lead her to her life partner.
Since her marriage in 1992, Seema has been working in FGAG, assuming various responsibilities under the leadership of our Senior Pastor. She is an enthusiastic worship leader who with great reverence leads people into the presence of God. She also serves as Pastor of the Hindi Congregation and along with Pas. Basant conducts the Hindi-Nepali Service on Sunday afternoons. She is also involved in the Women’s ministry at FGAG and the Central District.
Seema further serves a Regional Pastor and spends time taking care of people in the following areas: Banaswadi, HRBR Layout, MS Nagar, Kalyan Nagar, Kasturinagar, OMBR Layout, NGEF, Sadananda Nagar and JB Nagar.
Pastor Seema is the charming wife of our Executive Pastor, Pas. John V. Thomas. They have two great children, Nikhil and Karis who are talented and a great blessing.