Don Sturiano, Lead Pastor

Pastor Don is deeply committed to his relationship with Jesus Christ, believing that the light that shines the brightest at the core will shine furthest into darkness. For this to take place, he has devoted himself to personal worship, prayer, fasting, and dedicated study of the Word of God.  His passion is to contend for a culture that manifests the atmosphere of Heaven & perpetually demonstrates the love, wisdom & miraculous power of God The Father, Jesus The Christ & The Holy Spirit

 

Loving God, loving people, proclaiming and demonstrating the Gospel of the Kingdom has been his heart for over 30 years. He was a karate school owner and a state, national and world ranked competitor in the late seventies to the early eighties. In 1984 he gave his heart and his life to Jesus Christ. He served from the mid-eighties to the early nineties as a full-time Youth/Young Adult Pastor at Harvest Temple Church in Largo, Florida, along with helping in several outreach ministries. Prior to founding Kingdom Life, he also as a Lay Pastor using his gifts to support a local church, while maintaining a full-time career as President of a large telecommunication equipment distributor. With seasoned experience in the ministry and in the market place, Pastor Don has a unique ability to relate to people from all walks of life. He also serves as the Chaplin for the Bradenton Police Department, formerly the Chair for the Faith Based Alliance and is a writer for the Bradenton Herald's Faith Section - Click here to see the various City initiatives he oversees in partnership with our Mayor and Chief of Police.   


In 1985, while attending a conference, the Lord placed a seed in his heart that created a deep desire and passion to understand the Kingdom of God. In January, 2006, he along with his wife Trish of 28 years who also serves in a pastoral role to many of the women in the church, oversees the children's ministry along with various administrative duties, knew God was calling them to start a church that represented Kingdom of Heaven on the Earth. With the Holy Spirit leading them, encouragement from others and Divine confirmations led to the founding of Kingdom Life Christian Church Florida on Sunday, February 5th 2006. Pastor Don is a member of Global Legacy, ANGA and The Embassy Ministerial Association.