Michael and Judith Jebaraj
Director of Affairs, South Asia
Michael was born in India and became a Campus Crusade staff member in 1979 as a trainer in the Great Commission Training Center. In 1984 he transitioned to become a traveling representative for India. Then, in 1989 Michael became an administrative assistant to the national director for India. Following that he became the associate director of West India in 1993 and then East India in 1997. In 2002, Michael became the country coordinator for the South Asia leadership team. Michael was appointed director of affairs for South Asia in 2007.
Michael worked hard to build local leadership teams in India led by nationals who were equipped and trained by Campus Crusade. He is also passionate about campus ministry and gave leadership to large student events like Turning Point 2000, 2003 and 2005 which helped strengthen the local campus movement.
Judith and Michael desire to build leaders at every level who are passionate about building spiritual movements. They are committed to creating an environment where staff members thrive and excel in their God given role.
"It is my personal purpose statement to bless everyone everywhere by leading a supernatural phenomena of spiritual revival, empowering young emerging leaders to be the best they can be for the Kingdom, sharing the Word as seeds that have the potential to transform lives, cultures and nations, and significantly contribute to building movements everywhere as I experience the resurrection power of Christ," Michael said.
Michael married Judith in 1988. They have three children: Jonathan Michael, Jeremy Michael and Grace Michael. Before marrying Michael and becoming a Campus Crusade staff member, Judith taught at a prestigious school in Bangalore. Judith is committed to mentoring young staff women and enjoys going to campus to reach out to students and mentor them.