Kingdom Come Podcast | CPI Directional Team [Part 2]

Episode four will wrap up this Kingdom Come podcast series with the Church Planting Initiative. Today we rejoin Chad Rieselman and Jim Murphy along with your host, Michael Ramos. Chad and Jim continue with a challenging discussion on what it looks like to own the “lostness” of their geography. They share about training, empowering, and […]

Kingdom Come Podcast | CPI Directional Team [Part 1]

Is it possible for local churches to come together in unity to plant new churches for the sake of reaching every man, woman, and child with the gospel? Our third episode, checks in with two Church Planting Initiative Directional Team members, Chad Rieselman and Jim Murphy. Chad was part of the founding of CPI and […]

Kingdom Come Podcast | Church Planting in WNY

In our second episode, Michael Ramos introduces you to two Church Planting Initiative grant recipients. Pastor Yoshua Bashizi, Mission of Christ Church, who relocated to the USA from the Congo more than a decade ago. His church is reaching people coming to the US from many cultures! Fr. Bryan Wandel, Church of the Atonement, is […]

NEW! Kingdom Come Podcast Series

We are excited to announce a new four-part Kingdom Come podcast series! As part of our ongoing innovations for On Mission online magazine, for the next four weeks we will be sharing interviews and conversations focused on the Church Planting Initiative. Discover more about the who, what, how, and where church planters are stepping out […]

Sam’s Testimony

by Kittie Bengyak, Buffalo Adult & Teen Challenge Buffalo Adult & Teen Challenge is a faith-based discipleship program that helps individuals who struggle with life-controlling issues such as drug addiction and alcoholism. We currently house up to 35 men, ages 17 and up. Many individuals enter our program out of desperation, looking for a way […]

Prayer, Preach, Power

by Michael Masters, Cross Training Athletics The vision statement of Cross Training Athletics (CTA) is to reach junior and senior high school coaches and athletes for Christ, and give them a chance to make an informed decision to be a born-again believer and a disciple of Jesus Christ. In this season, as always, God is […]

On Mission | Do This, and You Will Live . . .

by Sharon Deacon, Christian Counseling Ministries of WNY At Christian Counseling Ministries of WNY, we are privileged every day to be the hands and feet of Jesus, giving people hope and help in some of their greatest times of need. As the only faith-based, state-licensed, non-profit Christian counseling agency in WNY, we are here to […]

On Mission | “I Can’t Thank You Enough”

by Chaplain Alex True, Good News Jail & Prison Ministry Jason had been incarcerated at the Niagara County Jail for several months when he began attending my Bible study. He started asking questions, yet remained skeptical. Little by little the truth of the gospel became clear to him and Jason came to faith in Christ […]

On Mission | Seeing God in Uncertainty

by Julie Palmer, PATH Enrichment Center Although this past year brought incredible transition and uncertainty, God remained faithful through it all. When COVID-19 affected our community, we had to regroup and figure out how we would continue to support those we serve at our PATH Enrichment Center. We immediately began providing meals, groceries and supplies […]

On Mission | A Surprise Delivery

by Mary Schaefer, Jericho Road Community Health Center At Jericho Road’s Adama Martha Memorial Community Health Center in Koidu, Sierra Leone, pregnant women sometimes arrive in labor without ever having visited the clinic before. This means the staff has no access to prenatal testing or sonograms and just do their best to support the mom […]