Joseph Kishore was born in the town of Kakinada in the province of Andhra Pradesh, India on July 22, 1955.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from Osmania University, a Master of Divinity from Acadia University, Canada, Master of Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, USA and the Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, USA.
He started his ministry by working as the Youth Director of New Life Associates from 1979 to 1981. He then worked as a translation coordinator for Bible Society of India, Andhra Pradesh Auxiliary from 1981 to 1983.
After completing his higher studies in Theology he joined full time as President of New Life Associates in 1991.
Till today he is being extensively used by the Lord as an Evangelist and Bible teacher and regularly preaches in a number of gospel crusades, revival meetings, conferences and seminars both in India and abroad. He is also a popular television speaker and the senior pastor two growing churches. He came to the Lord when he as 17 years old by giving his life to Jesus in a gospel crusade.