Born into a nominal Christian family, Pastor Jacob Mathew came to know the Lord at an early age. He was spiritually awakened in his college days, got his Seminary training and joined as a staff with ICPF. He moved to the US after his marriage and worked as a Drug and Addiction counselor for Chemically dependent people. He went back to India to serve full time in India and travelled around the world as General Secretary of ICPF ministering the Word and conducting Family Enrichment Seminars. He continues to be the Patron of ICPF USA and serves as the Senior Pastor of IPC Orlando alongside his wife Shyja & two married children Crystal (Linson) & Priscilla (Jeremiah).