Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska (PFMA) is a training centre and network based in Anchorage, Alaska. Its mission is to educate, empower and connect worshippers, intercessors and leaders in prayer and intercession, liturgical dance, leadership and business, to fulfill their purpose and advance God’s kingdom in Alaska. We are also equipped to provide speaking, coaching, training, consulting services, events planning to leaders, small businesses and corporations.
Pure Freedom Ministries International (PFMI), with the same mission, provides teleseminars, online training and live speaking, training and consulting for international students, groups, faith-based organizations, small businesses and corporations to inspire them to greatness.
Karen is the president and founder of Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska (PFMA) and Pure Freedom Ministries International (PFMI). She is a multi-gifted, versatile communicator: an author, speaker, trainer, coach, sales expert, consultant and dance minister called to educate, equip and empower leaders inside and outside of the four walls of the church to fulfill their purpose.
She is also the art director for PFMA Worship Dance School, based in Anchorage, Alaska, with a mission to teach everyday people how to worship and encounter God in the dance.
Karen has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida, and has earned numerous sales and ministry training credentials. The anointing on her life releases joy, healing and breakthrough to overcome adversity.
She 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 email@example.com.
Snapshot of Karen’s Experience:
AUTHOR: “Pray Now: A Guide To A Richer Prayer Life” is sure to enrich your prayer life and intimacy with God, making prayer a passionate encounter with God.
BUSINESS & SALES: Karen is an award-winning sales expert 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 many sales professionals. Karen’s sales experience spans from selling technology for Fortune 500 companies in business-to-business sales to operating her own successful direct selling business, winning a car and diamond ring.
CONFERENCE SPEAKER & WORKSHOP FACILITATOR: Whether speaking to ministries or businesses, Karen is a dynamic communicator that will inspire you to take action. She has been speaking since she was a five-year-old in the children and youth ministry of Piney Grove First Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is adept at communicating to diverse audiences from individuals to faith-based organizations, small businesses and corporate America.
Karen served as a children’s teacher for 12 years in Anchorage, Alaska. She speaks at conferences and has trained and facilitated workshops for adults and children on various topics, from worship dance and prayer to leadership. She is also a coach and consultant that helps individuals, faith-based organizations and businesses achieve their strategic initiatives. Her topics of interest include, but are not limited, liturgical and prophetic dance, prayer and intercession, leadership, spiritual gifts, motivation and sales leadership.
EAGLES INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORY PRAYER INSTITUTE DIRECTOR/INSTRUCTOR: For the past 6 years, Karen has served as the director and instructor of the Eagles International Intercessory Prayer Institute (EIIPI), a two-year interactive, online prayer school, designed to equip, train and mobilize intercessors to hit the bullseye with prayer. For more information about EIIPI and to register, visit http://www.eaglesprayer.com. It is one of many biblical training courses offered by the Eagles International Training Institute. For more information about EITI, visit www.eaglesiti.org.
LITURGICAL 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, Karen has operated Pure Freedom Ministries Alaska Worship Dance School since 2008. It is a local, non-denominational community dance school, with a mission to teach and instruct everyday people to worship and encounter 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. A local realtor, Anthony is also the building manager for Hanshew Middle School. 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.