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Dr. Vasantha Kumar Petta
Dr. Bala Veera Vasantha Kumar Petta (Vasantha Kumar) was born in a Hindu family. At the age of 13 in 1988 he accepted Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior at a street ministry. Later in couple of years God used him in bringing his parents Balayogi Petta and Sarojini Petta into the salvation of Jesus Christ. He attended Junior College from 1991 to 1993 at Govt. Junior College, Rajahmundry, where he started backsliding from his faith in LORD JESUS. This caused lot of pain to his parents, but they prayed for him, bringing about a turning back to the Lord Jesus.
Vasantha Kumar attended Engineering College in Guntur, Andhra.Pradesh, India from 1994 to 1998. During these graduation days he got a chance to grow in Christian fellowship with local UESI graduates at AELC-North Parish YBSC group. In 1995 he attended a one-day Gospel retreat event called “Hope-95” by YBSC, Guntur and rededicated his life to LORD and GOD JESUS. By grace of LORD JESUS, he began to understand the knowledge of WORD and basic Christian doctrines. After graduation, in November 1998 he moved to Hyderabad, A.P, India in pursuit of career opportunities. In early 1999 he started working at an engineering training institute called TEA as teaching assistant for about 18 months. In September 2000 by God’s grace he got a job in EDA company called Avant!, which later got acquired by Synopsys, Inc., in mid-2002. While working at Synopsys he used to do technical support to U.S based customers from India during nights. So, he joined and completed fulltime M.Tech course in J.N.T.U. Hyderabad by attending college during the day. In 2003 God spoke to him about his wife and they got married in January 2004. After marriage he moved to Bangalore with his wife and worked for a company called TATA-Elxsi as Sr. Design Engineer. After one year in January 2005 he moved back to Synopsys, Hyderabad and worked all the way till January 2013 in various positions. In 2013 he got transferred to Synopsys, Hillsboro, U.S and working there till date as Staff Application Consultant. While working at Synopsys, Hyderabad he did register for Ph.D. degree starting 2008 Sep and submitted his dissertation in December 2012. In 2015 he awarded with Ph.D. degree.
Vasantha Kumar came to know about the knowledge of Holy Spirit baptism in year 1996 during his graduation at Guntur, A.P. Since then he prayed about it and in 2008 JESUS filled him with Holy Spirit with evidence of speaking in tongues. From his own experience he seeks to help those who have questions about Holy Spirit baptism. He loves to counsel and guide young believers in JESUS who are getting ready for marriage. Apart from this Vasantha Kumar has passion for evangelism since his graduation days and started believing God for provision according to II Corinthians 9:10. He and his wife Rajakumari partnered with few men of God who have passion to peach gospel of Kingdom in remote villages since 2004. After moving to Hillsboro, OR God reminded him through his word from Isaiah 61 about “Spirit Anointed Mission” in 2015. Vasantha Kumar and his wife Rajakumari are blessed with two kids (son & daughter) as gifts from God- Samuel Petta and Shiny Suzan Petta.