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Believers Church, a Christian denomination is Biblical and evangelical in faith, apostolic in origin, universal in nature, ecumenical in outlook, and has a constitutional episcopacy for governance. The Church at present has 22 Bishops giving spiritual and administrative leadership in the service of God and humanity.

Dr. KP Yohannan, Metropolitan

Dr. KP Yohannan, the Metropolitan Bishop of Believers Church, was born and brought up in Niranam, Kerala. Niranam has immense historical significance in the tradition of Saint Thomas, a disciple of Jesus Christ who planted the first church there in AD 52.

Metropolitan Dr. KP Yohannan dedicated his life to God at a young age to serve the needy and downtrodden. He prayed, “Oh my Lord, let my heart break with the things that break Your heart” and his life was never the same. It’s his belief that one can only demonstrate God’s love by loving people. After over four decades of selfless service, he says,

I have no regrets in praying that prayer for I know God has touched millions through what He did in and through me. It is all God’s grace.

He spent the early years of his service in North India and traveled to the remote villages sharing the love of Christ and doing charitable works. Through numerous encounters during those years, he was instilled with an increasing passion to bring hope, peace, and comfort to the needy and deprived. His sacrificial commitment, farsightedness and aptitude to perceive helped him to lead a life of unhindered devotion to serve Christ and His church.

On February 6, 2003, he was consecrated and installed as the Metropolitan Bishop of Believers Church. He remains grateful for the Godly heritage of his parents. Hailing from the Malankara Syrian Christian tradition, he is honored to have begun this spiritual journey following in the footsteps of Saint Thomas.

Out of the metropolitan’s heart for the needy have flowed many initiatives and projects to build the nations where Believers Church is located. These include Bridge of Hope, a childcare project helping 72,000 impoverished children; Sisters of Compassion, an order that serves the most neglected of society; hospitals, schools and major relief efforts.

Metropolitan Dr. KP Yohannan is also the voice of Athmeeya Yathra, touching millions through his daily radio and TV broadcasts. His 250 books offer practical and spiritual guidance on hundreds of subjects.

Metropolitan Dr. KP Yohannan’s wife and two grown children are also serving the Lord.

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More from Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan

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Believers Church Installs the First Bishop of Diocese of Colombo July 12, 2017

Bishops of Believers Church

Bishop Anil Kumar Debbarma

Bishop Anil Kumar Debbarma

Bishop B. Sunderraj

Bishop B. Sunderraj

Bishop Dr. C.K. Nochhum

Bishop Dr. C.K. Nochhum

Bishop Gopal Chhetri

Bishop Gopal Chhetri

Bishop Dr. Juria Bardhan

Bishop Dr. Juria Bardhan

Bishop Dr. Narayan Sharma

Bishop Dr. Narayan Sharma

Bishop Dr. Samuel Mathew

Bishop Dr. Samuel Mathew

Bishop Dr. Simon John

Bishop Dr. Simon John

 
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