I am born in a Christian family. Both my father late Mr.R.E.Dawson (Wesley High School) and my mother Mrs. Glory Dawson (school for the deaf) were teachers.

I am married to mercy on the 24th may 1982. Blessed with two children a girl and a boy. my daughter mrs.beulah john is married to Mr. John P.Jacob and have a son by name Stephen John who is six months old. My son Mr. Immanuel Ebenezer Prakash is 23 years old studying.
I accepted Lord Jesus Christ as my personal Saviour in the year 1980 and immediately started doing Evangelistic Ministry in the rural areas and city slums. I got ordained on 13th March 1986 as the Pastor and Minister of the Gospel by Late.Bishop.Rev.Dr.Augustine N.Peters, Director. World Wide Missions.
“But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15
Pr. Jothi Prakash, founder of Jothi Prakash Minisrtries   vision started in the year 1981 when Pr..D.P.S. Jothiprakash worked in C.S.I Kalyani General Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai 600004. He had the opportunity to work in the slums of Chennai as a Social Worker. In the year 1997 he decided to start a trust and work for the upliftment of the poorest of the poor, HIV/AIDS patients and their families.
Now this Ministry is involved in Evangelisation, Church Planting, Strengthening Prayer Cells and establishing new Churches in the unreached places of our Country.