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Bridges to Wellness Coalition

Spiritual Hotline

face FreebornDoctor Anastasia Freeborn is the pastor of Streams in the Desert International Church located in Bakersfield, California.  She is a graduate of Living Waters Bible Institute, Pasadena, California (1994) and is also an ordained chaplain under Healing Word Ministries.  She attended Summit Bible College, Bakersfield, California graduating with a Bachelor of Theology with the emphasis in Christian Leadership. She since has earned a Masters in Theology with emphasis in Christian Counseling and completed her Doctorate Degree in Christian Counseling, with a strong focus in marriage and grief counseling, as well.

A native of Kenya, East Africa, her first call to serve the Lord came at the age of sixteen when she entered the Little Sisters of Saint Francis as an aspirant nun.  

Dr. Freeborn left the order when she felt that this wasn’t the right place to serve God.  Before answering the call to become a full-time minister, Dr. Freeborn was trained and worked for the United States Peace Corps Volunteer Services.  After that she was hired by the United States Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya as a language and cross-cultural instructor. In this capacity she taught Kiswahili to the Diplomatic Corps. She had the privilege to personally teach three United States Ambassadors and their wives during her service at the embassy.

Before starting her church in Bakersfield, Reverend Freeborn traveled to many countries around the world, including England, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Israel and the United States as an Evangelist and Conference Speaker.Reverend Freeborn is an award-winning poet and published a book of her poetry in 2008 titled Finally, It’s Beginning to Rain.  She is the mother of three children, the youngest entered high school 2014.  ukambanifreeborn@gmail.com

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