Pure Freedom’s Mission:
Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska (PFMA) is a training centre and network headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Its mission is to educate, empower and connect worshippers, intercessors and leaders to advance God’s initiatives in the seven mountains of culture. We provide prayer and intercession, liturgical dance and leadership training to individuals and faith-based organizations. We also provide speaking, coaching, training, consulting services to individuals, businesses and corporations. We are also starting to offer online training to international students through Pure Freedom Ministries International (PFMI).
Karen L. Gardner is a sales expert, author, speaker/trainer, teacher/preacher, coach and liturgical dance minister called to equip, train and empower those inside and outside of the four walls of the church. She is the founder of Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska and Pure Freedom Ministries International, which has a global online training focus. Both offices are based in Anchorage, Alaska. The mission is to educate, empower and connect leaders in prayer, liturgical dance, leadership, business and sales to advance God’s kingdom.
Karen has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida, and has earned numerous sales, business and ministry training certificates and diplomas. She has over 20 years of business, sales, speaking/training and liturgical dance experience.
Karen is married to Anthony Gardner. They have four adult children and three grandchildren. She and her husband are native Floridians. They attend New Season Christian Center in Anchorage, Alaska. For speaking engagements, Karen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snapshot of Karen’s Experience:
BUSINESS/SALES: Karen is an award-winning sales professional with over 20 years of business and sales experience. Her focus, tenacity and enthusiasm are keys to her success. She has completed numerous sales and business training programs, and trained numerous sales professionals to achieve success. Karen’s sales experience spans from selling for Fortune 500 companies in business-to-business sales to operating her own successful direct selling business,where she won numerous prizes, including a car and a diamond ring.
SPEAKER/TEACHER/PREACHER: Whether speaking to ministries or businesses, Karen is a dynamic, versatile communicator that will inspire you to leap over walls or knock down walls of opposition. She has been speaking since she was a five-year-old in the youth ministry of Piney Grove First Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is adept at communicating to diverse audiences from individuals to organizations, in business to faith-based organizations. Her topics of interest include, but are not limited, praise and worship, liturgical or worship dance, prayer and intercession, leadership, motivational gifts and sales. Karen has been a conference speaker for 7 years, a children’s church teacher for 12 years, a prayer teacher for 7 years, a dance teacher of adults and children for over 18 years, and a sales expert and trainer for customers for over 20 years.
For the past 6 years, Karen has served as the director/instructor of the Eagles International Intercessory Prayer Institute (EIIPI), one of many biblical training courses offered through the Eagles International Training Institute, www.eaglesiti.org. Karen instructs and trains students in the power of prayer and intercession. This two-year online, interactive prayer course is designed to equip, train and mobilize global intercessors to hit the bull’s eye with prayer. For more information about EIIPI, go to http://www.eaglesprayer.com.
WORSHIP DANCER/INSTRUCTOR: Karen has over 20 years of dance ministry experience and is a licensed dance minister under Set Free Evangelistic Ministries. A former church dance ministry leader, today Karen operates Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska Worship Dance School since 2008. It is a local, non-denominational community dance school in Anchorage, Alaska. Karen enjoys teaching and instructing everyday people to worship the Lord in the dance.
Anthony L. Gardner is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Pure Freedom Ministries International and Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska based in Anchorage, AK. A retired Alaska Air Guardsman, Anthony was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He relocated his family to Anchorage, Alaska in 1987, upon receiving a military assignment at Elmendorf AFB. Anthony is the building manager for Hanshew Middle School and a realtor. He enjoys business, marketing, youth ministry and is an avid sports enthusiast. He and Karen have four adult children and three wonderful grandchildren. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys a good game of basketball and relaxing in the steam room.