New Life...New Living...New Love Nothing Short of a Renaissance, a New Kingdom...Hi I am Carl Livingston. Welcome to my website. I want everyone, not just African Americans, but everyone, to experience new life, new living, new love, a new kingdom. Explore my site. Get a sense of my heart. Letís extend the kingdom of God through me and you to a worn world that needs something new.


Carl is professor of Political Science at Seattle Central Community College (SCCC). He is also an attorney and community activist. Lastly and more importantly, he is pastor of dynamic Kingdom Christian Center, a new church that is focused on being a teaching oriented, family inwardly and a kingdom centered, socially involved church outwardly.

Carl grew up in Tacoma, Washington, graduating from the school at which he played basketball and ran track: Henry Foss High. He attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, majoring in History and minoring in Political Science. He was the second graduation speaker of his class.

Carl attended the Notre Dame School of Law in South Bend, Indiana. There he was the deanís assistant. Carl returned to Washington State to take a job at the law firm Ulin, Dann, & Lambe in Seattle, Washington. From Ulin, Dann, Carl went to SCCC.

While working at SCCC, Carl began working as a community activist and starting writing. He guided the student march downtown protesting the first verdict in the Rodney King beating trial, presided over the SCCC faculty Senate, and was the chair of the Seattle City Councilís panel II looking into what went wrong in the preparations leading up to the 1999 WTO Ministerial. He assisted Black contractors who advocated for changes in the diversity programming of the light rail public entity.

Carl also wrote ďAffirmative Action on Trial: the Retraction of Affirmative Action and the Case for its RetentionĒ which Howard Law Journal published in 1996, Poems for the People I and II in 2007, and Shoestrings & Bootstraps: a Development Plan for Black America in 2008.

From 2004 through 2008, Carl served as pastor of Grace United Methodist Church. When he completed his assignment there, he left to launch Kingdom Christian Center, where he serves today.

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