At the age of 22 when he was working in a company, he had an encounter with God and he decided to step out into missions. He studied for three years at T G Oommen Institute of Theology and for one year at Hebron Bible College. During those years he was the pastor of different churches in Kerala.
In the year 2004 he moved to Maharashtra to fulfill his vision. He did missions in Nagpur, Pune and Mumbai. His vision to distribute Bibles and Christian literatures in different Indian Languages helped him form a team. They started Bethel Bible Ministries. In the year 2009 the ministry was registered as a trust under the Charity Commission of Thane as India Bible Mission (IBM). Currently he is the General Coordinator of IBM and the chief Editor of IBM's newletter "IBM Messenger". He is also a ordained pastor of Indian Pentecostal Church (IPC) in Mumbai. He is married to Mrs. Mini Thomas. She is his biggest support. They are blessed with a daughter Kezia and son Alan. They currently reside in Mumbai.
While working in Bhutan, he found Jesus as his personal Lord and saviour. Along with his job, John continued to serve God through the church. Few years later, John went on to work in Doha, UAE and finally in Mumbai, India. All these years he continued to serve God along with his Job.
He is settled in Thane along with his wife Lizykutty. They are lifetime members of Gideons International. Lizykutty is a prayer warrior. They are blessed with two sons Dr. Johnsy John and Josy John. John became part of IBM in 2014. In 2015 he was elected to be the president of IBM. Under his leadership IBM has seen a tremendous growth.
- 2004 - 2006 Pr. Thomas M.C (Mumbai)
- 2006 - 2009 Evg Sharlikutty Varghese(UAE)
- 2009 - 2012 Evg Ganeev Rajan(mumbai)
- 2012 - 2015 Pr. Thomas M.C(Mumbai)
- 2015 - still Evg K.T John(mumbai)