Vara Prasad Earlagadda – India

Vara’s salvation testimony: Vara was saved as a teenager in a Gospel crusade. The Lord convicted him that salvation is purely personal. He was baptized the following year.

Vara’s call to ministry:  He was working as a senior project manager at a software development firm in India when the Lord called him into the ministry. He resigned from his job and stepped out into full-time ministry by faith. The Lord led him to Crown College to pursue theological studies.

Vara is currently the pastor of a new church plant, Bethesda Temple of Nizampet, India, a conference speaker, is involved in discipleship ministry, Gospel crusades, youth ministry, and helps his father in the Bethesda Vision Ministries.

Vara is married to Soumyavathi Sardhika Earlagadda. Soumyavathi was raised in a Christian family and was saved in a revival meeting. She was baptized two years later. Vara and Soumyavathi have two children.