Our Pastor



Rev. Dr. Mitchel Nickols

The Rev. Dr. Mitchel Nickols has served as a pastor/shepherd in word and in deed. His love for the Word is exemplified in his life and in his teaching and preaching. He loves the Lord and the sheep that God has placed in his care. Dr. Nickols received Christ as Lord and Savior and received the Baptism of the Holy Ghost at the age of 16.

He graduated from Slippery Rock University (Bachelor's Degree) and the University of Pittsburgh (Master's Degree and Doctorate of Philosophy). In addition to the degrees he has received, he has completed coursework at Penn State University and the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. His experience professionally is broad, having served as a teacher, reading specialist and federal program evaluator for the Pennsylvania Department of Education. He is the founding and senior pastor of the Bibleway Christian Fellowship Church in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

Pastor Mitch formally served as an adjunct professor at the Community College of Allegheny County, taught both undergraduate and currently teaches graduate courses in Leadership Studies and Community Ministry at Geneva College. He is executive producer and host of a nationally televised, award-winning talk show on Cornerstone Television called "A Nickols' Worth", a newspaper columnist, consultant, and grantwriter. He is founder and president of Friends of Eden, Inc.

Celebrating 39 years of marriage to his wife, Quandra, Pastor Mitch enjoys inspiring people, both young and old, to reach the next level of growth and joy in their life experiences. He has a gift of administration and wisdom that assists him in advising leaders and young people. Pastor Mitchel and Pastor Q have two married daughters and two grandchildren.