The founder Rev. D. Ellis William hails from a traditional Anglican Christian background. He accepted the Lord Jesus as his personal savior in 1976 and was anointed by Holy Spirit. He dedicated his life whole-heartedly for the sake of Christ. In 1979 he received a specific call from the Lord to do Ministry. In the initial stages he had done powerful ministry among the youths.
Our Founder Rev. D. Ellis William received Biblical training in D.Th from Siloam Bible School (30th January 1978), B.Th from Hindustan Bible College, Chennai (1992), M.Div from Asian Graduate School of Theology, Bangalore (1996) and was ordained by the Church of God, Kerala state. He went on to become the Founder and Director of Calvary Faith Ministries based in Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, South India. In 1985 and registered in 1994 Rev. Ellis is a Teacher, Pastor and Apostle who was the Founder of Trichy district Pastors Fellowship. He served as a board member for several years for National Association of Interdependent Churches in India, and Worked as a Asian Director (honorary) of Faith Ministries, UK. Ellis is married to Rachel who is originally from Kerala. He has two children, a son named Sam Ellis who has completed theological degree in England and is married to Jemi, God has blessed them with a beautiful child Zion Ellis who is fifth generation of the Ellis Family.Pastor Ellis has a daughter Shiny Ellis who completed her UnderGraduate and now working with IBM company.
Rev. Ellis has great passion for lost souls and has special vision for the uplifting of downtrodden villages and Cities. He believed strongly that “Great Commission is not simply preaching Gospel here and there but MAKING DISCIPLES”. This is the slogan of his life. His desire is India should be a disciple of Jesus Christ. Rev. Ellis’s grandfather Mr. Vedhanayagam and Mr. Murugan Samuel got Salvation through a Methodist missionary J.J Ellis from England in the Period of roughly 1913 between 1915. For the memory and gratefulness of this great missionary our Founder was also named ELLIS.
Rev. Ellis, Rachel Ellis with Children jointly live a sacrificial and model life establishing and extending the kingdom of God. God is using him in several countries like Srilanka, Malasiya, Singapore, Dubai, Korea ,Thailand, Ghana(Africa), Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark , Sweden, Swiss, ,England, Scotland ,USA and Bahamas.