Jaipaul Papabathini was born and raised in India. He was raised by his parents, Pastor Phillip and Lilly Papabathini, to be a bold speaker & teacher. They imparted into him the foundational skills for caring and providing for the lost and hurting people of India. Jaipaul also inherited his father's heart for the widows and orphans. Jaipaul is married to Sarah Papabathini and they have two children, Jedidiah and Elizabeth. Jaipaul is also an evangelist, teacher, and international missionary. Jaipaul's fiery heart and passion for the lost and hurting have reached across all denominations and generations. His excitement and passion for life encourages others to do the same!
Rev. Phillip & Lilly planted the International Pentecostal Church of Christ in southern India and later established Hope for India Missions in India as well as America. Rev. Phillip was a powerful speaker and pioneer in India. Through his service to India as a high ranking police officer, he was a very well respected man in the community and surrounding areas. Mrs. Lilly was a powerful woman of God who touched the lives of every person that encountered her. She loved the orphaned and widowed and extended a helping hand to all those in need. She was an example of strength, guidance, and wisdom to the brokenhearted and needy. Later in Rev. Phillip’s ministry career, he passed on his ministry to his sons and it continues to thrive to this day. Rev. Phillip & Lilly’s vision to preach the gospel, plant churches, minister to widows and orphans is being carried on around the world through their children and grandchildren.