Pastor Joel Saji John was born in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. He was born into a Pentecostal family and was raised in fear of the Lord. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour when he was seven years old. When he was nine years old, he experienced the baptism of the Holy Spirit. At the age of eleven, he obeyed the commandment of being water baptized. While he was young itself, he experienced the call of God to minister. He was active in youth groups and student ministry groups like ICPF. After high school, he decided to pursue Biological Sciences and went to Maryland, USA. He went to St. Lucia to pursue his M.D. degree.
In 2013, he experienced God’s calling to become a Christian missionary. God opened the door for his family to move to Canada. In 2016, God called him to full-time ministry. He transferred to Tyndale University (Tyndale University College and Seminary at that time). In 2018, after he graduated with his Biblical Studies and Theology degree, he got married to Betty John. In 2021, he became an ordained minister of the Canadian Christian Ministers Federation. He is also currently pursuing his M. Div. degree at Tyndale University.
Pastor Joel Saji John is currently serving as the Associate Pastor of Kerala Pentecostal Church Toronto, alongside his wife, Betty John.