• Sunny Philip

    Contributing sermons since Nov 12, 2001
Sunny's church

Gateway World Christian Center
Elmont, New York 11003

About Sunny
  • Education: B.S. in Chemistry from Kerala University, India. B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic University, NY M.A. in Biblical Studies from Masters Divinity College, IN. Doctor of Biblical Studies student in Masters Divinity College, IN. Ed.D. (Hon) from Freedom Bible College and Seminary, AK
  • Experience: Founding president of a youth organization called PYFA ( in New York, which serves over 2000 young people in the Indian Christian community in NY. In church ministry since 1889. Serving full time as a Pastor since 1994. Currently serving as Pastor to two congregations in NY. Also serves as a conference speaker and Bible teacher among Indian communities across the world. Love to visit third world nations to preach the gospel and encourage the believers, irrespective of nationality and color. Executive Chairman of Global Network of Christian Indian Leaders (
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Hello! I always preach from my heart. If it does not excite me, I do not expect my sermons to excite others. ’Comfort Ye, My people’ is the mission I have received from the Lord. I am aspiring to be obedient. You can write to me and tell me if these messages are comforting or not. I would love to hear from you.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: "Developing An Apostolic Church," a ground breaking series of messages that God gave me from the book of Acts. It helped me to come out a single culture focus give up denominational leadership positions and start Gateway where ten different nationalities come together to worship and we expect many more nationalities to join.
  • Family: Pastor Sunny Philip is married to his wife of 29 years, Mercy Philip and together they have two adult children and one teen going to college.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Stick to the word," by an elderly preacher. Well, that is the only thing I do in my ministry now.
  • Hobbies: Reading, cycling, photography, video, cooking.
  • What I want on my tombstone: "Nobody’s hero." (Like, the hero of nobodies.)
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Newest Sermons

  • Seeing A Mother's Dreams Fulfilled

    Contributed on May 16, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Why every mother has a right to see her God given dreams come through and how God works it out.

    It has become a tradition in our church on Mother’s Day to look into the life of a mother we see in the Bible. Today we will be considering the mother of Samuel, Hannah primarily. 1. BACKGROUND. When the book of 1 Samuel opens up, we see this mother as a woman in need. She was a woman of child more

  • Where Was God On September 11?

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    An honest attempt to answer the question asked by millions in our society, since September 11.

    It is possible that all of us asked this question. No one should be blamed for asking it either. It was not an expression of unbelief. Just a cry from the pit of our hearts. Anyone who reads Bible regularly knows that we were not the first ones to ask this question. Israel asked, “Why do you hide more

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  • Susanna Wesley Was A Mother Who Had Gone Through ...

    Contributed on May 16, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Susanna Wesley was a mother who had gone through much in her life. To begin with, during the first nineteen years of her married life, she gave birth to nineteen children. That turned out to be the least of her problems. Eight of those children died of natural causes and sickness. One child was more