Gregory ‘Piff’ Pereira [BTh (Arts), LTh Hons (BTC). MA, D. Litt et Phil (Univ of JHB), PhD (UP] obtained his BTh (Arts) degree from the University of Zululand in 1996 and in that same year he received his Licentiate in Theology (LTh) from the Baptist Theological College in Johannesburg.
He has served as the Senior Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church, Bosmont, for ten years. Dr. Piff is married to Vercia and has three adult children: Angelique, Lucienne and Luke.
While pastoring, Dr. Piff completed his MA degree at RAU with distinction and went on to complete his doctoral degree in New Testament Theology in 2002, at the same University. During his time here at BTC, he completed a second doctoral degree in 2010; this time in Old Testament studies through the University of Pretoria. He also serves on the boards of both international and local missionary groups.