Kenneth Gift is the co-founder and, since 1990, President and Pastor of Transformation Life Church. Kenneth grew up in Southern California and was educated at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He was ordained into the ministry in 1986 and since then has served as a teacher, a pastor, a church planter and a prayer minister. He lives on the island of Maui with his wife, Donna. Together they minister pastoral counseling and encouragement to many and provide a house church setting for raising up leaders and helping individuals reach their destiny in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Donna Bianchi is the co-founder and, since 1990, Secretary and Treasurer of Transformation Life Church. Donna grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and was educated at the University of Tennessee. She was ordained into the ministry along with Kenneth in 1986. She is an accomplished educator and conference speaker and she is the senior prayer minister leading Gift Ministries International, the prayer ministry outreach of Transformation Life Church. She and Kenneth live on the Island of Maui. Together they minister pastoral counseling and encouragement to many and provide a house church setting for raising up leaders and helping individuals reach their destiny in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Paul Munroe is the official representative in Idaho where Transformation Life Church was incorporated in 1990 and, since 2010, Vice President. Paul chairs the independent compensation committee and assures financial accountability. He and his wife, Sheri, live in Northern Idaho.
What We Believe
In matters of doctrine and belief the church strives for three things: in the essential matters, unity; in nonessential matters, liberty; in all things, charity.
Statement of Fundamental Truths
We believe the Bible to be the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.
We believe there is only one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father and His personal return to power and glory.
We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, rebirth by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, who dwells within every Christian enabling him or her to live a godly life.
We believe in the resurrection of the saved and the unsaved, those who are saved to the resurrection of life and those who are unsaved to the resurrection of damnation.
We believe in the spiritual unity and fellowship of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.
To promote the Christian religion by any appropriate form of expression, within any available medium, and in any location, through Transformation Life Church’s combined or separate formation of a church, ministry, charity, school, or institution, without limitation.
To worship, serve and fulfill the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ.
To ordain, employ and discharge ordained ministers of the Gospel, and others, to conduct and carry on the work of the ministry at the places of worship of Transformation Life Church, and elsewhere.
To receive, hold, invest, reinvest and administer any contributions, gifts, legacies, bequests, funds and property of any sort or nature for the maintenance of Transformation Life Church and the accomplishment of its purpose.
To encourage, promote and foster any other similar religious, charitable and educational activities.