From Philippians 3, Chaplain Joe Allen, Jr encourages us to press on in the faith! A divine dissatisfaction is necessary for growth in the spiritual life.
Joe M. Allen, Jr., is Campus Pastor of Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Allen became the Seminary Chaplain after having pastored churches for more than 30 years. Dr. Allen came to DTS from the First Baptist Church of Cairo, GA, where he had been Lead Pastor since 2003. Dr. Allen 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.