Dr. Joseph Paturi, Lead Pastor

Dr. Joseph Paturi is an ordained Minister of the Gospel and the Founder-Lead Pastor of International Baptist Church (IBC). His passion is to reach the unreached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and equip the believers for the work of the ministry and edification of the Body of Christ.

He is the Founder-President of TransWorld Ministries (TWM), which is an international mission endeavor in America and around the globe. He is the Co-founder and Vice- President of Global Telugu Christian Ministries (GTCM), which is a worldwide ministry among the Telugu Diaspora. He serves as an International Director of Christian Family Conferences (CFC) held across North America. He is a frequent speaker in Churches, Conferences, and Conventions held across America and around the world. He has traveled over one and half million miles so far bringing the good news of Jesus Christ.

He serves as a Commissioner on the Accreditation Commission of Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), which is a Christian higher education accrediting body. He chaired several professional teams to evaluate institutions of Christian higher education for their accreditation. He served as the President Temple Baptist College (TBC), Cincinnati, Ohio. He also serves as Co-Chancellor of Vedanta Vidhyalayam (TKVV), a Theological Seminary in Kuwait. He serves on many other national and international boards.

He is the Co-Founder and President of Global Grace Health (GGH), which is a healthcare and humanitarian entity. He also serves as the Vice President of Jeevan Aadhar International (JAI), which is an aftercare endeavor to help restore lives of survivors of human-trafficking.

He has earned multidisciplinary educational credentials both in secular and theological areas. He is an author who has written several books, besides contributing chapters to academic reference books, and articles to various magazines.
He has about 50 years of combined experience in ministry, higher education, accreditation processes, administration, business, and scientific fields. He received several awards, recognitions, and honorary degrees for his outstanding contribution to a variety of field.

He is an international leader and Christian statesman. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his beloved wife Dr. Shobha.

Daniel Nallapu, Preaching Pastor

Daniel Nallapu is an ordained minister and served at Landmark Baptist Temple as a worship pastor and also as an associate pastor at Grace International Church in Cincinnati for 10 years.

He is currently serving as Preaching Pastor at International Baptist Church.

His passion is to see the church grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ and he gives a very high priority to preaching the Word, leading worship and reaching the lost to bring them to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. He and his dear wife Grace Hepsiba live in Cincinnati.