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Joe Allen

Dr. Allen became the Seminary Chaplain after having pastored churches for more than 30 years. He came to DTS from the First Baptist Church of Cairo, GA, where he had been Lead Pastor since 2003. He completed his ThM degree in 1988 from DTS and his DMin degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1994. Dr. Allen is married to Lindsey and they have two children, Joey (ThM, 2007) married to Christy (ThM, 2004), and Bethany married to David. They also have two grandchildren. Dr. Allen enjoys playing with the grandkids and watching football.

Educational Background

  • BA, Florida Bible College, 1977
  • BS, Dallas Baptist University, 1983
  • ThM Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988
  • DMin, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994