REV. DR. BRUCE A. BEARD: (Senior Pastor)

Dr. Bruce Aaron Beard is a gifted preacher, teacher, and musician. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, he has preached and taught extensively across the U.S. as well as internationally in Africa, India, and the Philippines. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Business Management from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, and both his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. Dr. Beard currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Transformation Ministries International of Atlanta (TMI-ATL), and also as a Full-Time Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at Strayer University in Morrow, GA. He is the former Senior Pastor of Transformation Ministries First Baptist Church (TMFBC) of Charlottesville, VA where he served for 16 years. He is married to the Rev. Gardenia E. Beard.

REV. GARDENIA E. BEARD: (Pastor) 

Rev. Gardenia E. Beard is Dr. Beard’s partner in ministry and life partner since 1986.  Also a native of Pittsburgh, PA, she is a gifted preacher and teacher in her own right who has ministered in the U.S., Africa and the Philippines.  She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, a Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in Richmond, and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA.  “Pastor Dena”, as she is affectionately known, serves as a Pastor at TMI-ATL. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia.

Pastors Bruce and Dena Beard would like to thank you for visiting our website, and invite you to visit our ministry whenever you are in the Atlanta Metro area.  We pray that God will bless you abundantly.