About Us

Purpose Statement of EAGC

El-Shaddai Assembly of God Church exists to lead people to Jesus and membership in His family, develop them to Christ-like maturity, and equip them for ministry in the church and mission in the world, in the power of the Spirit in order to magnify God’s Name. 


Our Pastor

Rev. Dr. David Mende is an ordained minister of the Telugu District of South India Assemblies of God. Pastor David received the call of God in 2001 while he was studying MSc (Computers) in Osmania University. He worked in a Multinational Company in Hitec City, Hyderabad for a brief period of time. Then, in obedience to God's call, he quit his job and went to Southern Asia Bible College (SABC), Bangalore to be equipped for ministry. After completing Master of Divinity program (MDiv) from SABC, Pastor David has been serving as the Lead Pastor of El-Shaddai Assembly of God Church in Neredmet, Secunderabad since 2007. He has been involved in theological training since the beginning of his ministry. From 2007 to 2013, he taught at Trinity Christian College (TCC), Hyderabad. Then, from 2007 to 2013, he taught at SABC, Bangalore as a full-time faculty member.

Along with his pastoral ministry, presently, Pastor David teaches at SABC, Bangalore and Hyderabad Institute of Theology and Apologetics (HITHA), Hyderabad as an Adjunct Faculty. He completed his Doctor of Ministry (DMin) from South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) in Bangalore. He is married to Sis. Susan Mende who is also actively serving the Lord along with Pastor David. They are blessed with a daughter, Karis Ruth Mende.

The distinctive feature of Pastor David's ministry is Bible-centered and Christ-centered preaching and teaching. 

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