Yoga Thomas

Pastor Yoga has been the senior pastor of Living Word Missionary Church, Canada since June, 2003. Having been born and raised in a God fearing Christian home, Yoga accepted Jesus Christ as his personal saviour in April 1979 at a Youth for Christ camp in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

After graduating from University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka with a Bachelor of Science honours degree, Yoga worked as an instructor at the university and held other roles in the private sector before becoming a full-time servant of God.

Pastor Family

In 1981 Yoga went to India to be trained under Dr.D.G.S.Dhinakaran at Jesus calls ministry. After his return, he served in many ministries until becoming a full time pastor in March 1991 with Assemblies of God Church, Sri Lanka. After ministering at the church for 5 years and with the blessings of Rev. Dr. Colton Wickramaratne, Pastor Yoga moved to Singapore in 1996 to be appointed as the pastor of Tamil ministries at Victor Family Center.

In 2002 God divinely connected Pastor Yoga and Pastor Daniel Navakumar and Yoga obeyed God’s call to serve in Toronto, Canada.

Yoga has been married to Rebecca since 1984.  They have four daughters: Esther, Salome, Bernice and Deborah.