At On His Path, we glorify Jesus by coming alongside those in need, offering hope for a broken world.
Founded in 2009 by John and Jean Mitchell, On His Path sprang out of the abundance of God’s blessings from the success of the Ponseti Brace and Bar System (created by John Mitchell & Dr. Ignacio Ponseti) that effectively treats children with clubfeet.
John & Jean Mitchell (Learn more about Our Founders)
While the initial focus of On His Path was on ensuring that the Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment Method could be made available to every child around the world especially in developing countries, John and Jean understood that sharing the Gospel message is the most effective way to have a real impact and change lives.
That’s why everything we do is Gospel-centered around the love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Watch this 5 minute video below to get to know us better!
Since 2009, On His Path has partnered with organizations around the world and in Southeast Iowa to bring healing to broken children and adults through 4 areas of focus: Medical, Education, Ministry, and Greatest Need.
Over the past 10 years, On His Path has grown to serve thousands of people a year who are struggling with issues such as hunger, natural disasters, lack of education and medical ailments, just to name a few.
Through our Foundation and the help of generous contributors, over 6,800 disadvantaged kids have received an education and are now in career fields or attending college. Thousands of families across the world now have clean water and are receiving food and medical attention, and over 20,000 kids have received club foot treatment using the Ponseti method so that they can live full and productive lives.
“It is God himself who has made us what we are and given us new lives from Christ Jesus; and long ages ago he planned that we should spend these lives in helping others.” – Ephesians 2:10
We would like to thank our current contributors, and invite you to join us in Glorifying Jesus by coming alongside those in need.
You can choose to give a monthly donation, or a one-time gift to our Education Fund, Ministry Fund, Medical Fund or Greatest Need Fund. At On His Path, your contribution is tax-deductible and 100% of your donation will be used to help those in need.
Mission Trip to India
In January 2019, On His Path representatives Jean Mitchell (Co-Founder), Julie Prihoda, Gale Johnson, and Lane Wyrick (Videographer/Editor) visited Pastor Paparao Yelchuri in Kakinada, India to witness his work for Mission to the Nations – India.
Pastor Paparao works tirelessly to help many of the most disadvantaged people in India, from lepers to orphans, widows, and the homeless, while sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them.
Here’s the video from our mission trip to India:
Pastor Paparao’s extensive network of over 300 Christian pastors in the Kakinada area are making a difference in the lives of many – last year alone, they were able to baptize 28,800 people.
About 2% of the population of India are Christians – that’s nearly 30 million believers in Christ! Thanks to Pastor Paparao and the other pastors, the love of Jesus Christ is being shared with many people who would have otherwise been forgotten.
OHP is a private, non-profit foundation committed to bringing hope & support to those in need. You can join On His Path in supporting Pastor Paparao’s mission, or many of the other missions around the world. Make a One Time Donation, or become a Monthly Donor, and help people across the globe and right here at home.
On His Path works throughout the United States, in Haiti, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, Sierra Leone, and India. Wherever we partner, we operate with the belief that significant and lasting change begins with individuals and communities coming together to advance the person in needs best interests.
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If you would like more information or your church or organization would like us to come speak to your group about On His Path, please contact Jean Mitchell at email@example.com