Meet the Team
Pastor Bethel P. Jacob has served as the senior pastor of Maranatha Full Gospel Churches since the inception of the church in 1976. Since the founding of MFGC, Pastor Jacob has worked tirelessly in leading this fellowship through many triumphs as well as trials over the last four and half a decades. Through his spiritual leadership, MFGC retains a strong focus on the Bible as well as in evangelism. Pastor Jacob has a heart for world missions, particularly in north India, having traveled there over a hundred times to start churches and Bible schools, orphanages, and to conduct evangelistic crusades.
Pastor Justin Jacob serves as the Assistant Pastor and Director of the Maranatha World Missions. He is the second son of Pastor Bethel P. Jacob. Born and raised in the United States, Justin carries a dual perspective with regards to ministry and culture, and the pursuit to meld diverse groups of people into one united church body with a common identity and purpose in Jesus Christ. Pastor Justin has traveled several times in missionary service. In addition to World Missions, he also leads the Spanish ministry of the church, and provides Malayalam-to-English translation.
Pastor Babu serves as an Assistant Pastor at Maranatha Full Gospel Church of Dallas, and predominantly leads the Malayalam Bible study sessions. He also provides English-to-Malayalam translation during the ministry of the Word.
Pastor Salu Daniel, an Assistant Pastor of Maranatha Full Gospel Church of Dallas and looking after the outstation work in Frisco, was born in Kerala in 1976, and began ministry with seminary studies in 1996. Having completed his secular studies (Bachelor of Arts in History from Kerala University) and theological studies (Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Theology in New Testament from Serampore University, and Master of Theology in Biblical Languages from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary), Pastor Salu Daniel has been engaged with different types of ministries (village ministry and teaching in Bible college) in Northern part of India (Madhyapradesh, Chattisgargh, Rajasthan and West Bengal). Most recently, has assumed the role of lead pastor of the Frisco branch of MFGC.