bishop rosie o'neal

About Bishop Rosie O'Neal

Bishop Rosie O’neal is a passionate teacher and preacher of the Gospel!

She serves as the founder and Senior Pastor of Koinonia (Pronounced Coin-o-nia) Christian Center Church as well as a Bishop that oversees local and global churches through the established organization called “K.F.C.M” (Koinonia Fellowship of Churches and Ministries, Inc.)

Many say that Bishop O’neal’s “keep it real” approach makes her relatable to people from all walks of life. She has a strong desire to see people come to know Christ in a real way and experience His love. From being a “weekend pass baby” and adopted, to becoming a cancer survivor since 2012, things like this have caused Bishop O’neal to intentionally live a life that is full of purpose and centered solely on Christ.

She has dedicated her life to loving people while starting Koinonia in 1989 with 7 members and growing the ministry currently to 2,500 members. Bishop O’neal is an established author of over 13 books including a few of her most popular “How to Successfully Handle the Death of A Loved One” and “No Way to Lose”—her personal journey through cancer. 

bishop rosie o'neal

About Bishop Rosie O'Neal

Bishop Rosie O’neal is a passionate teacher and preacher of the Gospel!

She serves as the founder and Senior Pastor of Koinonia (Pronounced Coin-o-nia) Christian Center Church as well as a Bishop that oversees local and global churches through the established organization called “K.F.C.M” (Koinonia Fellowship of Churches and Ministries, Inc.)

Many say that Bishop O’neal’s “keep it real” approach makes her relatable to people from all walks of life. She has a strong desire to see people come to know Christ in a real way and experience His love. From being a “weekend pass baby” and adopted, to becoming a cancer survivor since 2012, things like this have caused Bishop O’neal to intentionally live a life that is full of purpose and centered solely on Christ.

She has dedicated her life to loving people while starting Koinonia in 1989 with 7 members and growing the ministry currently to 2,500 members. Bishop O’neal is an established author of over 13 books including a few of her most popular “How to Successfully Handle the Death of A Loved One” and “No Way to Lose”—her personal journey through cancer. 

Bishop O’neal is a philanthropist. She has a heart to help people get a “hand up” in life. She established a program called “Bishop’s Bootstraps” where she provides scholarships for people to go to college, housing for homeless veterans and various resources for the special needs and differently-abled population.

She been married to Toiriste (pronounced Tor-ist) for over 30 years and they serve together in ministry at Koinonia. They are the proud parents of two grown sons, TJ and Jonathan.