The seventh child born June 17, 1971 to the late Bishop Samuel Allen Sr., and widow Mother O.R. Allen has known from a child the Holy Scriptures. He is a living testimony to the scripture, “train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will not depart from it.”
As a teenager he was called to the work of the Lord. He began as a teacher in the Christian education department, teaching children the values of life pertaining to the word of God. Teaching them how to pray, honor their parents, and to always stay in church. In his earlier adult years he served as Superintendent of Christian education, Youth president, Musician, Choir director and Choir president. After acknowedging the Lord's call to the Gospel ministry, he preached his first sermon in 1995. His text was taken from Ecclesiastes 12:13 “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments. Truly this and the encouraging of others to do the same is his mission in life.
In 1997 he passed the catechism exam for ordination with a perfect score and was duly ordained an Elder by Apostle Lymus Johnson. Giving great diligence to the scripture he continued his studies and received his Bachelor Degree. For his persuit of education, in 2008 he was recognized by St. Thomas Christian College and received an honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity.
He was blessed by God to be trained for a number of years in the word of God by his father Bishop Samuel Allen Sr. After which he was appointed assistant pastor of Greater Bible Way Temple by our Founder Bishop Samuel Allen Sr. In 2005 he assumed the pastorate position of Greater Bible Way Temple and has continued to do a great job leading God’s people.
On July 2006 at the 49th Holy Convocation of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide held in Tarrytown, New York he was elevated to Regional District Elder of the Midwest by the Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle, Apostle Huie L. Rogers. July 2010 at the 53rd Holy Convocation of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide Inc., Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle, Apostle Huie L. Rogers appointed him as Overseer of the Midwest. God continued to elevate and in July of 2013 at the 56 Holy Convocation of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide Inc. held in Durham North Carolina, Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle, Apostle Huie L. Rodger consecrated him to the Bishopric, a Prince in the Lord's church, and the Midwest Diocesan.
He is the husband of the lovely Lady Kenda Allen and the proud father of three beautiful children (Steffan, Stefanie, and Christiana)