A Bit About The Pastor
Born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Pastor Allen was blessed to grow up in a home that was dedicated to honoring and serving God. He accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 6 during a revival meeting at Forge Valley Baptist Church in Western North Carolina. Pastor Allen accepted a call to the ministry at the age of 16 during a revival meeting at his home church Cedar Mountain Baptist Church in Cedar Mountain, NC. The next year he was licensed in the state of North Carolina for the ministry by Cedar Mountain Baptist Church. He would later be ordained to the ministry by Brevard Community Church under the supervision of Senior Pastor Todd Alewine.
Pastor Allen had the privilege of attending Bible college at Mars Hill College and Fruitland Bible Institute in Western North Carolina, and Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Pastor Allen has served as a Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Worship Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Church Planter with the North American Mission Board since his call to ministry in 1991.
Pastor Allen was honored to serve the United States of America as a United States Marine.
Pastor Allen has been married to Kristine James since 1999. They have four beautiful children; Quentin, Ti, Grace, and Jesse. They have lived and served in Montana since 2009.