Rev. Augustine Bhasker comes to BBF with 35 years of rich and varied ministerial experience. He has been a Pastor from the past 24 years. He began his Pastoral ministry with Christalaya Congregations where he was ordained . He lived in Pune from 1997 to 2015 and pioneered two church plants. He returned to Bangalore in 2015 to Pastor Emmanuel church ( 2015-2018).
He has done B.A. from Osmania University and B.D. from Union Biblical Seminary.
He came to know the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour at age 13 and was called to ministry in 1975 through 1Chro.28:10 “Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you to build a temple as a sanctuary. Be strong and do the work.” The call was repeated and confirmed exactly a year later with the same verse.
Pastor Augustine has a vision to build a culture of discipleship across the churches.
He is married to Sarah. She works as a HR professional in an IT company. She committed her life to the Lord at the age of 16 and has been serving the Lord alongside her husband. She is also a Counsellor, Executive Coach and Advanced Life Coach. Both of them are committed to build strong Christian families.
They are blessed with two children, Immanuel and Anugraha. Both of them are born again and love the Lord.