About CTS

Welcome To CTS

A seminary in the heart of Colombo that provides Bible Education in English, Sinhala and Tamil. One open to all God’s People, of all backgrounds and denominations. A place where believers that love Him and want to serve Him will be empowered to effectively minister in their church and in the marketplace. A place firmly founded and rooted on the one true foundation, the Word of God.

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10 Extensions around the island



38,000 books



3 Languages, 5 Programmes



Students from all walks of life

Ivor Poobalan - Principal of CTS

"I love the fact that CTS is committed to serve the whole church"

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CTS Programmes

Meet Our Faculty

BTh Assistant Librarian and Coordinator of CTS' Study Centre in North Colombo. A preacher, and speaker, and facilitator, she specialises in the areas of holistic child development, children's ministry, and training of Sunday School teachers. She is a trained Master Facilitator in Healing the Wounds of Trauma (Children). Vanaja serves on the Sunday School syllabus revision committee of the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka. She is a member of St Thomas’ Church Ginthupitiya.

Vanaja Rajkumar

BTh, MDiv A graduate of CTS and Tyndale University College and Seminary (Canada). A former radio-journalist by profession, Jei is a member of Jesus with Us Prayer Ministries and serves in the areas of preaching, youth ministry, disciplemaking, and guiding young pastors and leaders.

Jei Suthagar Nesharajah

BSc, BTh, MA, PhD Spiritual Formation Coordinator at CTS. A graduate of CTS, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, an MA in Christian Education (2007) and a PhD in Education (2020) from the Torch Trinity Graduate University (South Korea). He has over 20 years of experience in ministry and teaching and is a member of All Nations Church Sri Lanka.

Sanath Athukorala

DipAgri, BTh, BA, MA Academic Dean at CTS. A Graduate of CTS and the Open University of Sri Lanka. He holds a masters degree in Biblical Studies from the Dallas Theological Seminary and has many years of experience in the pioneer ministry. Due to his understanding of the Ancient Middle East and biblical geography, he has been a key resource person for maps in publications in Sri Lanka. He is an ordained minister of the Living Christ Church.

Ravin Caldera

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Admin / Oct 03, 2019

Graduation 2019

CTS celebrated its 12th Graduation Service of Thanksgiving and Commissioning.

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