Jacob Cheriyan

Speaker & Ministry Director

Jacob Cheriyan serves as a Speaker and Ministry Director of Life Focus Society. After completing his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, he went on to do an M.A. in Biblical Studies, after which he pursued an M.Div. in Theology and Apologetics from SAIACS, Bengaluru. Jacob received his Certificate of Theological Studies from Oxford University (Wycliffe Hall) and was trained at The OCCA (The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics).

His main interests lie in the intersection of faith and culture. Through the Culture Unravelled project, Jacob looks to engage theologically with the deeper themes that emerge from movies, music, social media trends and current events. He is also passionate about understanding eastern religious thought and philosophies.

Jacob is married to Sithara and they live with their daughter Sasha in Bengaluru.

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Marketplace
What is the purpose of work? Does morality in the workplace matter? Is work cursed? How can we navigate through the conflicting theories and discern truth from falsehood? Is it truly possible to find meaning in our work?
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Training
Intentional engagement of this sort, we believe, enables the believer to confidently interact with the world that they are in. To meet the ever-changing challenges of our times, our training programmes are flexible and intentionally designed to meet the needs of the Church.
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Academia​
Addressing diverse themes from life skills such as, Wired to Win, Facing Rejection in Life, The Pursuit of Pleasure, Taking Stress in your Stride, all the way to philosophical and scientific themes such as Artificial Intelligence, Are there Rules to Live by?, The God hypothesis and the like.
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GEM
God and the Eastern Mind (GEM) is an initiative of Life Focus Society to explore the impact of eastern philosophies on culture and religion. The GEM project hopes to engage the Church with these complex and nuanced ideas, and equip it to make sense of its multi-faceted implications on us today.
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Church​
We believe Church the Centrepiece of God’s plan instituted by Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit to carry out His work among the people of all generations. One of the mandates of the Church is to preach and defend the infallible Word of God with boldness and conviction.
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Culture Unraveled​
God and the Eastern Mind (GEM) is an initiative of Life Focus Society to explore the impact of eastern philosophies on culture and religion. The GEM project hopes to engage the Church with these complex and nuanced ideas, and equip it to make sense of its multi-faceted implications on us today.
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