Rev. P. Joice Esther is an ordained minister of the Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church and currently serves as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Christian Ministry (Counselling) at Gurukul Lutheran Theological College & Research Institute. She has completed B.D. (2007-2011) from GLTC, Chennai, and M.Th. (2012-2014) from Union Biblical Seminary, Pune. She has served as the Assistant Director of TELC Ziegenbalg Spiritual Centre, Tranquebar and Assistant Co-ordinator of WICAS, UELCI, Chennai.