Ivor Poobalan has released his new worship song 'Come Down with Mighty Power', available now on all streaming platforms.
Ivor Poobalan is Principal at Colombo Theological Seminary (CTS) in Sri Lanka. He began fulltime ministry as a Youth Pastor in his local Methodist Church.
He is a graduate of the London School of Theology in the UK, and Trinity International University, USA where he obtained a Master’s degree in Old Testament. In 2015 he was conferred a PhD for New Testament research from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Ivor is the author of Everything Has Become New! Paul's Letter to the Ephesians, and has contributed to several major works including the Langham’s South Asian Bible Commentary (2015), Christianity Today’s NIV Understand the Faith Study Bible (2015), and Biblica’s NIV God’s Justice Bible: The Flourishing of Creation and the Destruction of Evil (2016). He is currently writing two books on Genesis.
An internationally recognized speaker and Bible expositor, Ivor served as a resource person at the Lausanne III Congress in Cape Town in 2010 and was featured twice at the Keswick Convention, UK.
In 2018 the Lausanne Movement appointed him a Co-Chair of the Lausanne Theology Working Group. Ivor also serves as Chairperson of Global Impact, Sri Lanka's first world-missions initiative.
He is passionate about cricket, rugby, and music, and has written over 25 songs. He and his wife, Denisa, have two daughters.