Robert Barney Dallenbach

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Robert Barney Dallenbach (born 1927) is a bishop in the Pillar of Fire International.[1][2] He also was the church's fifth general superintendent until losing a vote of confidence at the 2008 Pillar of Fire annual camp meeting convention. He also served as a director for the North Metro Arts Alliance in Colorado.[3]


He is the brother of CART driver Wally Dallenbach Sr.[2] Dallenbach succeeded Donald Justin Wolfram when he retired in the summer of 2000. He pastors Alma Temple in Colorado, served as president of Belleview College and was the general manager of Christian radio AM 910, KPOF, where he had the 5 am morning slot.[1] He married Pauline White (1927- ) in 1949.[4] They have two children: Alma Beth Walker, and Joel. Pauline is the daughter of Arthur Kent White, and the granddaughter of Alma Bridwell White, the founder of the church.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. Dallenbach". Pillar of Fire Church. Retrieved 2007-02-14. Bishop Robert B. Dallenbach, Ph.D., is a man of many talents who wears many hats in the Pillar of Fire Church. He is a long-time trustee of the organization and became the church's fifth general superintendent when Dr. Donald J. Wolfram stepped down in summer of 2000. ... 
  2. ^ a b "Preacher, racer are two of a kind. Dallenbach brothers follow different roads that intersect with love.". Denver Post. April 30, 1990. It's quite a spin from Wally's life as a race-car driver to the Rev. Robert Dallenbach's small Pillar of Fire Church, where drinking, dancing and smoking are forbidden. While Wally directs Denver's Grand Prix races this August, his older brother likely will be a few blocks away, preaching at Alma Temple. The Reverend Bob wears a charcoal-gray suit and Roman collar. His 8-year-old, church-owned Ford station wagon bears license tag ... But things aren't always what they seem with the brothers Dallenbach ... 
  3. ^ "North Metro Arts Alliance Board of Directors". North Metro Arts Alliance. Retrieved 2007-02-14. 
  4. ^ a b "Bishop Arthur White, 92, Dies. Headed Pillar of Fire Church.". New York Times. September 18, 1981. Retrieved 2007-07-21. Bishop Arthur K. White, president and general superintendent of the Pillar of Fire Church in Zarephath, New Jersey, died Monday at his home in Zarephath. He was 92 years old. The church was founded by his mother, Alma, in Denver to carry on the traditions of John Wesley. They were pioneer broadcasters and presented programs on various radio stations. Bishop White was a graduate of Columbia and Princeton Universities. ...