Stephanie Mauldin Shankle hails from Tyler, Texas- the city of roses. She was called to ministry as a young woman at 20 years of age and was licensed as an Evangelist, Elder, and Pastor all before she was 30 years old. She holds an Associate of Arts Degree, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas College in Tyler, Texas. She has also been conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida. Along with her husband, she has served as Pastor of Kingdom Family Church for the past 15 years. Kingdom Family Church is a non-denominational Global Ministry that impacts, challenges, and empowers families by teaching Kingdom biblical principles so that they may walk in purpose and fulfill their destiny. It is a place of excellence, love, praise, worship, deliverance, and positive change for the entire family.
Aside from K.F.C., she serves as founder and C.E.O. of other non-profit ministries designed to enhance the lives of others. These include: SMS Ministries, an evangelistic ministry that reaches individuals abroad through preaching and teaching at conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. and the Decapolis House, known as “A Place Called Home” for those in transition. She has also accepted the mandate to train and cover other leaders through the Kingdom International Fellowship in which she serves as Overseer of other ministries including: Kingdom Dominion Worship Center- Tyler, Texas and Kingdom Mount of Olives Ministries- Chicago, Illinois, as well as others currently being prepared.
She also strives to help advance women in leadership and cause them to excel through the ministries of “K.W.O.V.E.N.” (Kingdom Women of Vision Empowering Nations) and “E.L.E.C.T.” Ladies (Excelling in Leadership and Excellence through Christian Truths). She has a mandate to help equip men and women within the Kingdom to be wealthy, healthy, and prosperous within in their body, soul, and spirit- according to 3 John 2. Stephanie Mauldin Shankle also draws all men to Christ with Kingdom Communications Group, her television, radio, and internet ministry. Through the Kingdom Prophetic School of Ministry, she teaches and trains those gifted in the five-fold areas to activate their gifts for the advancement of their local assembly, as well as for the body of Christ at large.
Dr. Mauldin Shankle balances ministry, marriage, and motherhood with a wonderful husband, Dr. Reginald E. Shankle, who serves as her partner in business and ministry. They reside in the Dallas, Texas area and are blessed with beautiful children, including two little ones, Prince Darius and Prince Daniel Shankle. With a Prophetic Mantle upon her life, Pastor Stephanie travels extensively conveying the call of servitude to others. Her concept of the Kingdom is to show forth the glory of the Lord in Love and in Excellence. She has been assigned to set strategic Kingdom order and structure in various areas of business and ministry. She seeks to be an example of Christ in all that she does, as He uses her to glorify Him, advance His kingdom, and to bring deliverance to many.
“making ready a people prepared for the Lord”- Luke 1:17