Dr. Paul E. Barkey

Dr. Paul Barkey is a retired Army Chaplain and pastor of Ashland Community Church outside of Manhattan, Kansas.  He has degrees from Colorado State University, Kansas State University, Denver Seminary and Fuller Seminary.  The focus of much of his graduate studies have been of Christian Missions, Mission History and Church History. 

Dr. Barkey has written published  books on American History, Church History, Missions History, 40 Prayers that Changed America and a devotional book based on Kansas History.   Paul and his wife have been married for 51 years.

Dr. Barkey has taught Missions at Carolina Bible College for six years as well as high school age home school students for a number of years.  His instruction included courses in American History, World History, Kansas History, Church History and Biblical Economics.  His wife, Jan, gives piano lessons to students of all ages and is a church musician.  They had a son, Aaron, born in 1971.  Aaron had cerebral palsy and was confined to a wheelchair, but did not allow anything to confine his joy of life.  Aaron died in 2010 at the age of 38. 

Dr. Barkey was an Army Chaplain for 24 years, a Hospice Chaplain for  5 years and pastor of Ashland Community Church for 20 years.