Founder

The visionary of Suvaartha TV is Rev. Chatla Luther, son of Dr. Chatla Devasahayam. He holds Master degree in English Literature (M.A. Eng litt) from Nagarjuna University; Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) from Union Biblical Seminary, Pune; Masters in Theology (Th.M.) in Old Testament from Gurukul Lutheran Theological College & Seminary, Chennai; and attended Dallas Theological Seminary, USA for Ph.D. in Old Testament from 2006-2009. Following his return, God enabled him to start a local Christian devotional channel in the year 2010, named Suvaartha means Gospel. It was started as city channel and in the course of five years God enabled to extend the network on district basis, now the channel is present in Krishna and Guntur districts, independently.

REV. Luther got married Dr. Gnana Ratna-Gynecologist, a medical doctor and God blessed with two boys Samuel (2002) and Nissi (2011).

  • Jan 2006- May 2009 : Attended Dallas Theological Seminary for Ph.D. program in Old Testament.
  • June 2010 ….. Started local Christian Devotional Channel, Suvaartha (Gospel). Connected with city cable, C and D networks of Vijayawada city
  • January 2011…. Started Machilipatnam office and network extended to the whole of Krishna District; added Machilipatnam, Gudiwada and Nuzvid networks.
  • August 2012…. Started Guntur district Suvaartha channel independently, with central office for Guntur district.
  • December 2013 . . Started Narasaraopet Network, having established local office there.
  • March 2014 … entered into print Media, started e-suvaartha, a fortnight Telugu publication of Christian news, a private edition.
  • November 2015…. Gained RNI (Registrar of News Papers in India) number for Suvaartha, and started weekly newspaper.
  • June 2010 to Current….. Asst Pastor, Bethel Baptist Church, Vijayawad
  • July 2015…. Elected as Vice President for ICBBGF/Baptist India Ministries.