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Dentist , Minister

Karl Alvin Barden, American minister, dentist. Recipient Sword of the Spirit Accelerated Christian Education, 1984, Reformers award Accelerated Christian Education, 1991. Member Spokane District Dental Society, Washington State Dental Association, American Dental Association, Pullman Ministerial Association, U. Washington Alumni Association, Rotary International (president 1970-1971), Psi Omega.


Barden, Karl Alvin was born on February 14, 1940 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Carl Methner and Hilda Marion (Tessendorf) Barden.


Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Washington, 1962. Doctor in Ministry, Christian International University, 1986. Doctor of Theology, Kingsway Christian College & Seminary, 1993.


General practice dentistry, Spokane, 1962—1964, Pullman, 1964—1984. Co-founder Living Faith Fellowship, since 1971, senior pastor, since 1975. Founder, president board directors Living Faith Fellowship College Ministry Training, since 1987.

President Living faith Educational Ministries, since 1987. Lecturer various national and international seminars and churches.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Basic Guidelines to Greater Blessings, 1978, Catechism Training for New Covenant Christian Foundation, 1980, Going for the Gold, 1989, Founded on the Solid Rock, 1989, The Activated Church: How to Tap the Awesome Potential of the Local Church, 1992.


Active Christian International Network Prophetic Ministries, since 1994. Vestryman Episcopal Church, 1966—1969, diocesan delegate, 1970. Member Network of Christian Ministries, 1985—1991.

Member executive council Revival Fellowship, 1988—1994. Executive council International Congress of local Church, since 1989. Active Churches Uniting in Global Mission, since 1993.

Board directors Pullman Federated Fund, 1966—1967, officer, 1968. Community chairman Salvation Army, 1974. Board regents Liberty University, 1990—1993.

Member of American Dental Association, Pullman Ministerial Association, Washington State Dental Association, Spokane District Dental Society, University Washington Alumni Association, Rotary International (president 1970-1971), Psi Omega.


Married Sherrillann Talbot, September 13, 1958. Children: Tamara Karlynne, Karianne Danita, Julianne Victoria.

Carl Methner Barden

Hilda Marion (Tessendorf) Barden

Sherrillann Talbot

Tamara Karlynne Barden

Julianne Victoria Barden

Karianne Danita Barden