A Visit to the Pastor's Study

A ministry of Reformation, Metro NY, Inc.
A Visit to the Pastor's Study

About Pastor Shishko

God brought four things together leading to this radio show.

At the age of 14, I began working in radio in my hometown of Putnam, CT.  This was a dream realized for me because I was fascinated with the medium of radio for as long as I could remember. And I still am!

At the age of 19, God powerfully and graciously drew me to Christ after years of wandering in the counter-cultural 1960s.   What an unexpected miracle to a most unlikely person!  I retain my awe at the “amazing grace” that saved me and keeps me to this day.

During my time in graduate school, the elders of the church of which I was a member during my college years encouraged me to attend seminary with a goal of pastoral ministry.  They saw my gifts as I worked with the church young adults. Little would I realize that this would set me on a course that would take me through three years of seminary, a year and a half as an organizing pastor of a church plant in SC, and then to a call to the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Franklin Square, NY where I have enjoyed 35 years of God’s richest blessings in pastoral ministry.  I oversaw and learned from, among many other things, the formation of five daughter churches from the mother congregation in Franklin Square. In addition, I have been privileged to teach and mentor dozens of men preparing for the Christian ministry. Now it is a joy to see God’s blessing on many of these men as they labor in faithful pastoral ministry today.

My great passion is a pastoral ministry and the ongoing biblical reformation of the Church. One of my deepest convictions is that the Church, all local churches, and the bodies to which they are accountable know the greatest blessing of God when they are most conformed to the standards of Word of God.  For me, those standards are best expressed in the historic confessions and catechisms of the churches that grew out of the Protestant Reformation. Through “A Visit to the Pastor’s Study” I (together with other pastors) look forward to bringing that faithful pastoral ministry to you…because everyone needs a pastor!

How to Listen

In the metro NY area, tune your radio to WLIE 540 AM on Sundays at 8am.


Not local? No worries! Visit Redeemer Broadcasting for live streaming each Saturday from 12-1pm EST. 

Find past episodes on sermonaudio.com. You’ll also discover Pastor Bill’s sermons from his years of ministry at the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Franklin Square, NY. 

Have a question for Pastor Shishko?
Call or text today to schedule your question and discussion:
(516) 367-0391





Upcoming Shows


October 19
Domestic Abuse

October 26
Rerun, 06/15: Financial Planning, pt. 2



November 2
A Christian on the Judge’s Bench

November 9
Church & State, pt. 1

November 16
Rerun, 01/12:  Fasting

November 23
Church & State, pt. 2

November 30
Open Forum



December 7
The Active Obedience of Christ

December 14
Rerun, 12/08/18:  World into Which Christ Came

December 21
Rerun, 12/22/18:  Because Christ Came

December 28
Open Forum:  How Should We Live in 2020?

October 2019

October 5


October 12

October 19


October 26

Tri-state Area Churches
Looking for a church in the NYC tri-state area? Here are some locations affiliated with the show.
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Church Locator
Listening from afar? You can still find an affiliated church near you. Just enter your zip code.
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Our Purpose: To promote Reformed and Presbyterian Pastoral Ministry through the use of a radio talk show.
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September 2019


September 7
Children’s Literature


September 14
Teaching Science God’s Way

September 21
Rerun, 06/08:  Financial Planning, pt. 1


September 28
Open Forum:  Foster Parenting, pt. 2

Support the Show
Your financial contributions enable Pastor Shishko to do this ministry from week to week.  They also provide funds for the extension of the program to...
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How to use the show
How to use "A Visit to the Pastor's Study" radio show as a witnessing tool.
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July 2019

July 6
More Than Rehab: Ministry to Men

July 13
Ministry to Refugees – Especially Muslims

July 20
Ministry in a Secular Age (pt. 1)


July 27
Ministry in a Secular Age (pt. 2)

June 2019

June 1 
Biblical Womanhood

June 8
Financial Planning (pt. 1) with Fran Caraco

June 15
Getting Out of Debt with Fran Caraco

June 22
Dollars & Sense with Meint Ploegman

June 29
Rerun of The Discipline of Prayer from 3/9/19