Paul Dhinakaran


Paul Dhinakaran is a Christian evangelist and the Chancellor of Karunya University, which he owns. He is the son of D. G. S. Dhinakaran, who was also an evangelist. He operates the Jesus Calls ministry. He received his B.Sc degree at Loyola College and an MBA and a Ph.D degree in marketing from Madras University.

Paul Dhinakaran was born on September 4, 1962, and raised in a Christian home in India. One day, the Lord spoke to him through his father (Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran). After this, Dr. Paul's life was forever impacted.

Operating in the wisdom blessed upon him by his father, he completed his MBA. He is the first student at the University of Madras to earn a Ph.D. in Management Science at the age of 27.

Dr. Paul Dhinakaran has dedicated his entire life to the ministry of God. As a visionary, he revolutionized the “Jesus Calls” ministry in several ways. He was instrumental in establishing Jesus Calls “Prayer Towers” throughout the globe (12 countries including Israel, USA, UK, Canada, and India). 108 Prayer Towers have been built around the world. Prayer warriors offer prayers 24 hours a day for millions of people. National prayer towers have been established to pray and prophesy to the nations.

Dr. Paul Dhinakaran co-founded the Jesus Calls International Ministry. Today, he serves as its president and C.E.O.. He provides leadership for a staff of well over 1,000 employees and volunteers. He plans to continue building more prayer towers worldwide for those in need.

Dr. Paul spearheads Karunya University. Founded in 1986, with a divine vision to “raise leaders in technology with high spiritual values and commitment to society.” Under his able leadership, Karunya University has carved a niche for itself in the field of higher education. Students from throughout India and around the globe pursue their higher education from undergraduate level to doctoral level in the fields of: engineering, technology, aerospace, media, and management.

Dr. Paul is the dynamic force behind the Global Media Ministry of Jesus Calls. It produces nearly 1800 programs every month. He carries the love and compassion of Jesus Christ in a world-class manner to reach millions around the globe. His slogan is “that not one soul would be lost!”

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