Education: Dr.Stanley Vasu completed his entire high school education at the Christ Church Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School . He won the silver medal in the high school examination with a centum in Mathematics. He also won the Scripture prize which was awarded by the Inter-Continental Bible Society whose patron is Her Majesty, the Queen of England. During his school days he took part in the All India Christian Youth Festival held in Calcutta and won the first prize in the preaching competition. He completed his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from the Madras Christian College ,Tambaram obtaining first class in both the degrees. While studying at the Madras Christian college he won the Elisabeth Miller Scripture prize . He also obtained the Religious Education Certificate awarded by the Christian Educational Council of Tamilnadu obtaining distinction in the New Testament.He has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Religion in 2002 and the Degree of Doctor of Divinity in 2007 by the Cornerstone University and Theological Seminary of Jerusalem ,Israel.In 1999 He was nominated as the ‘ Man of the Year ‘ by the American Biographical Institute based in North Carolina, U.S.A. He was awarded the ’Young Ministerial Acheiver Award’ at the World Tamil Pastors Conference held in Singapore in July 2003.
Family: Dr.Stanley Vasu was born in 1971 as the eldest son of Pastor Prabhudoss Vasu and Mrs.Anusya Ruth Vasu . He is a third generation Pentecostal Pastor. His grandfather Pastor John Vasu was the Superintending Pastor of the Madras Pentecostal Assembly Mission as well as the President of the All India Pentecostal Fellowship and a member of the Pentecostal World Conference Committee. His father Pastor Prabhudoss Vasu also served as the Superintending Pastor of the Madras Pentecostal Assembly Mission as well as the Secretary to the Pentecostal Fellowship of India. Thus Dr.Stanley Vasu has a rich spiritual heritage. Dr.Stanley Vasu lives in Madras with his mother Mrs.Anusya Ruth Vasu and his brother Ernest who has completed his Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA). His sister Pamela is married to Rev.Israel Jebaraj and they have two children Joanna and Joshua .Dr.Stanley Vasu celebrated his 36th Birthday on September 21 st 2007. Kindly uphold him in your prayers.
Best advice given to me about preaching: Three steps to follow while preaching a sermon
1.First tell them what you are going to tell them.
2.Then tell them
3.Finally tell them what you told them.
In other words first give an introduction to your topic .Then give the main message and finally wrap up by giving a summary of your message.
Hobbies: Dr.Stanley Vasu has a developed intimate and meaningful relationships with most of the Christian Leaders in India including Bishops ,Evangelists, Pastors, Missionary Leaders and Organisational Leaders. He has organised Christian Leaders Prayer Breakfasts where some of the most influential Christian Leaders have come to together for Prayer and Fellowship.
Dr.Stanley Vasu has had the privilege to meet and enjoy fellowship with several international Christian leaders such as Dr. Morris Cerullo ,Dr.Reinhard Bonnke, Dr.Peter Youngren , Dr. Franklin Graham son of Dr.Billy Graham ,Dr.Pat Robertson , Dr.Richard Shakarian, Bishop Samuel Doctorian , Dr.Dean Hirsh ,the International President of World Vision , Dr. Loren Cunningham ,founder of Youth with a Mission , Dr.Luis Bush, Dr.Peter Wagner , Dr.Ed Silvoso, Dr.Kong Hee and many others.
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Dr.Stanley Vasu has a threefold vision for his life.
1)To reach the youth of this generation for Jesus Christ raising them up as a force for Jesus developing them to their fullest potential in serving Jesus.
2) To impact the intellectuals and influential people of society in a creative and credible way with the power and the reality of Jesus Christ which in turn could impact the people under their influence.
3) To strive for the unity of the Body of Christ among the various denominations and ministries and bring the Christian Leaders into a loving relationship with each other to work together for the rapid expansion of the Kingdom of God