Uday is the founder of the Academy for Creativity, Research, & Design, a pilot program aimed at developing leaders and resourcing the church to creatively engage their communities for mission. After a decade-long career as a sought after musician in India, Uday decided to pursue graduate work at Asbury Seminary. He holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies and teaches as an adjunct faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary, Houston, as well as Houston Graduate School of Theology. Uday has served as a worship pastor at several churches in the US and India. He is married to Sujatha and they have two daughters, Nadira and Aradhya.