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 […]

On Mission | New Horizons

by Jeff Hackett and Jesse Pohle, MissionGO As we all can attest, 2020 has been a most interesting year. After many years of serving with Score International, Jesse and I (Jeff) have transitioned to one of The Chapel’s Kingdom Come partners, MissionGO. Our previous agency, Score International, works primarily in the Dominican Republic and Costa […]

On Mission | Breaking Barriers and Living Fully

by John Lyon, World Hope International World Hope International (WHI) has been working in Sierra Leone for more than two decades to alleviate poverty, suffering, and injustice. WHI’s Enable the Children (ETC) program provides personalized physical and occupational therapy, care, and support services to approximately 1,000 children living with disabilities in Freetown, Sierra Leone. False […]

On Mission | Healing That Only Jesus Can Do

by Matt Miller, OpOverwatch The Holy Spirit moved unexpectedly in The Firehouse/OpOverwatch meeting last night. I’m still trying to process all of the miraculous breakthroughs.  As a former law enforcement officer (LEO), I wasn’t sure what to expect meeting a roomful of ex-offenders.  This meeting was a God event. I honestly don’t have words to […]