Our Leadership

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Rev. Dr. Arun Paul joined Grace Methodist Church of Decatur in July 2022. He is an Ordained Elder in the Great Lakes Provisional Annual Conference of the Global Methodist Church.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Himachal Pradesh University, India
  • Master of Divinity from Torch Trinity Graduate School of Theology (Torch Trinity University) in Seoul, South Korea
  • Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies/Contextual Theology from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky

Passion and Mission: Rev. Dr. Arun Paul is deeply passionate about spreading the love of Jesus worldwide, sharing a holistic gospel, nurturing Christian disciples, and cultivating Christian leadership to bring about transformation in the world.

Family: He is happily married to Ruth, and together, they are blessed with two daughters, Ria and Vienna.


Rev. Dr. Arun Paul

 Senior Pastor