Our Mission & Vision
Our vision and mission is to help connect people to faith
Christian Faith Fellowship, based upon the authority delegated by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, will seek to advance the gospel for the purpose of making disciples who will, in turn, impact the community with the same gospel.
Christian Faith Fellowship will celebrate Christ and proclaim HIM to everyone for the purpose of producing mature believers equipped to demonstrate Christ-like character in daily living.
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. “
– Romans 8:28
Who We Are
Pastor Ricky &
Sister Shirley Wilson
The Wilsons are submitting to God’s Word and loving His people. Pastor Wilson and his beautiful wife Shirley A. Wilson are the proud parents of two sons, Philip Jordan and his wife Erika, and the late Michael Jonathan.
Ricky Wilson is a native of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and is the son of the late Laddie and Margaree Wilson. After accepting Jesus Christ as his savior at the age of nine, Ricky began to seek God’s will for his life. He accepted God’s call to the gospel-preaching ministry in 1982. In response to God’s urging to be better equipped to teach and preach to God’s people, in 1988 he entered seminary and four years later graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas,(92) earning a Master of Theology degree in Pastoral Leadership. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cheyney State University.
His ministry experiences include: Christian Education Director and Director of Follow-up and Discipleship for new converts (New Life in Christ Fellowship Coatesville, Pa) and Executive Pastor of Business & Finance, church elder and instructor at Institute on Church Growth, and Concord Center of Biblical Studies (Concord Missionary Baptist Church Dallas, Texas under the leadership of the late Dr. E.K. Bailey). Ricky Wilson has also served as a guest instructor at various churches, workshops and conferences on the subjects of church planting, biblical leadership and discipleship.
In 1995, Pastor Wilson, along with his wife and children and a small group of committed believers, planted a church, Christian Faith Fellowship, twenty-one years ago. God continues to add to the church.
In July of 2004, Pastor Wilson, was privileged to travel to Zambia, Africa to participate in the Zambian Pastors Conference, teaching on the subject of small group ministry. He has returned to Zambia yearly since then. He has established a partnership with three Churches in Zambia with three churches in USA in order to impact three communities, (Ndola, Lusaka, Livingstone) with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
On January 6, 2013, Pastor Wilson began broadcasting “Progressing Faith” over WFIL 560 AM and WYYC 1250 AM.
Sister Shirley Wilson
Shirley A. Wilson believes that the timeless instruction found in the Bible can educate, encourage and empower today’s modern woman. As a victorious woman of God, her love for God’s Word has empowered her to face numerous challenging life experiences. She claims Romans 8:28 as her life verse: “In all things, God is at work…”
A graduate of West Chester University, she currently works as a special education teacher at West Chester B. Reed Henderson High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She was listed in the 2004 edition of Who’s Who among America’s Educators and has been nominated for Citadel Heart of Learning Award for three consecutive years.
Shirley is the author of Strength from the Psalms, a book based on the ancient and inspired songs from the Old Testament which applies biblical instruction to modern issues and struggles. A 2009 recipient of S.T.A.N.D.’s Jennifer Brown Erwin Award, she serves as First Lady of Christian Faith Fellowship, the church founded by her pastor husband, Rev. Ricky Wilson, located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. At CFF, she serves alongside her husband, in numerous capacities.