Sherrie Pucket, President

Biblical Counselor & Member, Board of Directors

She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor who runs a private practice specializing in individual, couples and family therapy.

more about Sherrie


Don Lewis, Vice President

Member, Board of Directors

After serving Cross Points Church in Shawnee, KS for eleven years as Senior Pastor, in 2012 Pastor Don retired to a part-time associate pastor status to pursue his heart’s desire of mentoring at-risk children.
He also leads community outreach projects with Cross Points, and recently has been appointed Fire Department Chaplain for the city of Shawnee.  
"My passion is to see the blighted urban communities of Kansas City transformed into communities where families will flourish, schools will achieve, people will be safe, churches will honor God and fathers will stand tall as men of integrity. " Request his newsletter.



Valerie Kynion, Secretary/Treasurer

Biblical Counselor & Member, Board of Directors

Valerie is a Biblical Counselor who holds an Ecclesiastical Endorsement from Hope Alive Christian Center where she and her family have attended church for over 20 years. 
Valerie has a Biblical Counseling degree from Calvary Bible College and has served in many capacities such as:

  • Chaplain at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Research Medical Center. 
  • Volunteer counselor at City Union Mission family shelter in Kansas City
  • Volunteer at Camp CUMCITO in Warsaw, Mo.


Chris Winn

Member, Board of Directors

Chris has served as Lead Pastor at Community Life Church since it began in 2004. And has it ever been an adventure! One of trusting God and learning to love Him more everyday. As Lead Pastor, I spend the majority of my time on teaching, vision casting, and guiding and leading the ministry team. 


Phil Kreiling

Member, Board of Directors

Phil served as pastor for Overland Park First Assembly from 1981 – 2010, prior to resigning to launch 411 IMPACT. He now serves Kansas City metro area pastors and ministry leaders as a leadership coach, as well as an organizational consultant for churches and non-profits. Phil is a master level coach with the Assemblies of God and serves on the AGK Coaching Leadership team. He has a Bible/Theology degree and recently completed his Masters in Organizational Leadership.


Tony Pucket

Biblical Counselor

Tony has a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and has decided to join New Beginning Christian Counseling, bringing his experience and education in working with family systems to the practice. Tony offers expertise in working with clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, addictions, and relationship issues. He brings a  unique perspective to the practice; having served for 2 and a half years as an intern therapist with the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Office. Go to Tony's website.


Sissy Reese

Community Service Coordinator

Along with coordinating the community service outreach events for Building Bridges, she volunteers with Serve KC and St. Paul's KCK feeding the food insecure for NourishKC. 

God used Sissy to connect more ministries together like Sherwood Bible Church and Eleos Coffee And City Union Mission and others to provide necessities like tables and popcorn makers and Bible. etc. for those in need.