Pastor’ Lanny’s Bio

Bishop Lanny W. Troller is the lead pastor of the GracePoint Church of God. He was called into the ministry at an early age and began to preach the gospel when he was 17 years old. Though his mother and father were not Christians until later in life, Pastor Lanny has always had a love and passion for the church and a desire to serve the Lord. He gave his heart to God when he was 16 years old on December the 11, 1988 at the Bethel Church of God in Bartow FL. Later he moved to an Independent work in Ft. Mead FL to work with the youth of the Independent Pentecostal Assembly. It was there that he meet the love of his life and partner in ministry First Lady, Donna Kaye Gorum -Troller. After courting for 2 years, Pastor Lanny and Donna Kaye were married on June 7th 1991. It was at that time Pastor Lanny and Donna Kaye returned back to Bethel Church of God and begin to work with Pastor Charles MacKaye. Pastor MacKaye helped to develop and lead Lanny through the process of becoming a credentialed minister in the Church of God, Cleveland TN. After 7 years of training and school, Lanny earned the rank of Exhorter Licensed Minister in the COG and within 9 months of being credentialed Lanny was appointed as Lead Pastor of The Daystar Church of God in Lake Wales FL. By this time, Lanny and Donna Kaye had three sons, Aaron (AJ), Joshua, and Joseph. Lanny and Donna Kaye call Joseph the “Chosen Child” because they adopted him when he was only 5 days old.

While at Daystar another son was added to the family; the baby, Noah Troller. Pastor Lanny continued his education through Southeastern University in Lakeland FL and then transferred to Lee University Cleveland TN, to further his education. (Online Courses). All the while, he continued to minister as Lead Pastor of some of the strongest Church of God’s in the state of FL. In 2014, a new challenge was presented to Pastor and his family. A call to Go West was given and Pastor Lanny, Donna Kaye and their four boys loaded up and moved to Pasco Washington, to assume the role of Lead Pastor at The GracePoint Church of God. GracePoint was established in 1964 and has a long history in the Tri-Cities. With a desire to build on that history Pastor Lanny has led and is leading GracePoint in becoming community involved and salvation driven. Pastor understands the importance of relationship and is training his people to invest and connect into others. His vision is simple, “REACH the WORLD ONE SOUL at a TIME.” Believing if we can reach the ONE, we can reach the MULTITUDES.
 

 
Pastor and Donna Kaye celebrated 27 years of marriage on June 7, 2018. On June 24th, 2018 they also celebrated 20 years of being Lead Pastor’s in the Church of God. Their four sons are now grown but very active in ministry. Aaron 25, along with his new wife Elizabeth, have planted a church in Richland WA. and are doing a wonderful work at the Hub Community Church. Joshua now 23 has taken on the position of Youth Pastor and Worship director at GP. God is using him to impact the lives of all ages. Joseph 20 is actively involved with worship as he plays his guitar with passion and zeal for the Kingdom. Noah 18 is working beside his brother Joshua with the youth and also stills away in the drum booth every service to keep the beat for our worship team as they glorify God. First Lady Donna Kaye stands with pastor and leads by example. From singing on the praise team to washing dishes for a church function, Donna Kaye ministers wherever she is needed. Pastor is now an Ordained Bishop in the COG and serves on the Regional Council and World Missions Board for the Pacific North West Church of God. His desire is to reach the world for Christ. His passion is Kingdom building. His hope is in Christ and his life belongs to God.