Rev. Dr. Mar Imsong is originally from Nagaland in northeast India, he holds a doctoral degree (Th.D.) in Social Ethics from Boston University School of Theology.
Prior to coming to the United States Rev. Imsong worked in the Student Christian Movement of India, sensitizing and advocating for justice and human rights for the poor and marginalized in India. He also taught Christian Theology in Oriental Theological Seminary and Bishop’s College Kolkata. Authored several journal articles including the book “God-Land-People: An Ethnic Naga Identity.” His scholarly interest intersects with contemporary issues of culture and theology.
Also an ordained American Baptist Minister he is an advocate for immigrant pastors and recognizes and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity. Rev. Imsong is a trainer, coach, mentor, public speaker and preacher. Rev. Imsong is an observant listener, preacher, activist, bridge-builder and he enjoys gardening and fishing. His wife, Bendangla, has served as a co-minister and is now a pre-school teacher. The Imsong's have a daughter, Aren and son, Stephen who have graduated college and are employed. Their youngest son, Kirs attends UMass Amherst.