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REV. Dr. Vivek A. Gundimi


Dr. Vivek A. Gundimi is a graduate of South Asian Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) where he earned Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Theology and Counselling. He has authored a recent Book entitled: "Suicide: A Pastoral and Theological Response" published by ISPCK. This Book is awarded The Indigenous Literature Award for the year 2017-2018. He speaks frequently at Youth rallies, Churches, Gospel meetings, Seminars in India and Abroad.

Work History

Jun 2005Dec 2005

Business Development Executive

ICICI Bank, Bangalore

Worked as the Business Development Executive in the Marketing Section for providing service and business to the ICICI Bank by working in the sectors of Trusts, Society, and Association. 

Jan 2006Jan 2009

Associate Pastor and Personal Assistant

Asia Soul Winners and Harvest Church, Dimapur, Nagaland

Worked as an Associate Pastor of Harvest Church in Dimapur  comprising of English Congregation among the Nagas. I was also the PA for the Director of Asia Soul Winners assisting Rev. G. Khing in Administration and Ministry.

I was also extensively involved in preaching and conducting Seminars on Spiritual Development and Discipleship in Nagaland, Manipur and Meghalaya States (North -East India). 

Jun 2009Dec 2010

Religious Worker and Voluteer

Pilsdon Community, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

Worked with the Pisldon Community at Dorset as a Voluteer in helping counsel people with different Addictions and also providing them Pastoral Care. 

Jun 2010Jan 2016

Faculty, Chaplain and Administrative General Secretary 

Asia Evangelical College and Seminary, Bangalore and South India Bible College, Bangalore

Presently working as the Faculty, Chaplain and Administrative General Secretary for Asia Evangelical College by providing counseling, mobilizing the Staff  to encourage spiritual growth among students, and also overlooking the spiritual development of students. I also work as a visiting Faculty at South India Bible College in Bangalore.


Jun 1999Apr 2002

Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)

Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore

Jun 1999Jun 2000

Diploma in International Trade

Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE, Australia
Jun 2002Mar 2005

Master of Divinity (M. Div)

Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore (SABC)

M. Div Degree aimed at developing, demonstrating critical thinking and dialog skills and identifying,  and critiquing theological and moral discourse in order to test ideas, biblical fidelity and contextual appropriateness. 

Acquired First Class

Apr 2004Jun 2006

Master of Arts (Philosophy)

Bangalore University

Master of Arts in Western and Eastern Philosophy. Acquired First Class

Oct 2009Mar 2014

Doctor Of Ministry  (DMin in Pastoral Theology and Counseling)

South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS)

D.Min in Pastoral Theology and Counseling aimed at developing Pastoral Responses and Counseling Models and Research abilities.   

Jun 2015Sep 2015

Diploma in Information Technology Management

Alison , United Kingdom

 This online course presents an array of the core concepts of Information
Technology management. and also reviews key areas as corporate frameworks, software, databases, information systems, communications and management of personnel in relation to technology and from the point of view of the business manager.

Personal Profile

Father’s name                 :           Rev. Dr. Arunkumar Gundimi

Mother’s name                :           Mrs. Rekha Arunkumar Gundimi

Wife’s Name                     :           Mrs. Esther Vivek Gundimi

Date of birth                     :           12th April 1981

Sex                                       :           Male 

Marital Status                  :           Married

Children                             :           One ( 2 year old Boy)

Religion                              :           Christian

Nationality                        :           Indian

Languages Known         :           English, Kannada and Hindi

Physical Standard         :           Good


I hereby declare that the particulars furnished above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.


Place   : Bangalore                                                                            

Date    : 31st May, 2018                                                                                                                           (Vivek  Arunkumar Gundimi)