About Ruth and Wilfred

About Ruth Devairakkam & Wilfred Abisheganathan, Kluang, Jahore

Profile of Ruth Devairakkam

Ruth Devairakkam is the fifth daughter of the late Rev. T. Devairakkam, the pioneer of Advent Christian work in Malaysia. She was born on 1st March, 1954 in India. In 1955, she was dedicated as a missionary to Malaya at the Advent Christian Church, Guindy, Madras. She came to Malaya with her parents on 31st July, 1955.

Ruth studied at the Penang Bible College from 1977 to 1979. Her Principal was Dr. Chris D. Thomas who now lives in the United States of America. On her return from the Bible College, she assisted her late father, Rev. T. Devairakkam at Advent Christian Church, Kluang. After her marriage to Wilfred Abisheganathan, she continued to assist her late father. She also assisted the Kluang Combined Churches Youth Fellowship and Sunday School, held at Advent Christian Church, Kluang for many years.

Presently, she takes charge of Advent Christian Church Kluang. She ministers to single mothers, divorcees, “Downs-Syndrome” and abused children.

Profile of Wilfred Abisheganathan

Wilfred Abisheganathan was born in the State of Negeri Sembilan on 12th October, 1949. He had been assisting the late Rev. T. Devairakkam from the year 1976, as a Lay Preacher and guitarist.

Wilfred took up theological studies (Th.A – Associate in Theology: Australian College of Theology – GBRE External Examinations) at the age of twenty, when he was working for an architectural firm in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. At the age of twenty-two, he obtained his Lay Preacher’s License.

Presently, he assists his wife, Ruth Devairakkam at Advent Christian Church, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia.
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