Allen G. Parr Jr. is a licensed and ordained minister who has taught the Bible for 25 years. In 2004, Allen graduated from DTS with a ThM degree with an emphasis on Pastoral Leadership. He is also a certified instructor for Walk Thru the Bible. Allen is the founder of The Beat, an online Bible teaching ministry that publishes videos that reach thousands of weekly viewers worldwide. He authored two e-books and hosts a blog on his website allenparr.com. Allen has a passion for helping people discover the joy of studying the Bible. He also feels called to equip and inspire other Christian content creators to utilize digital ministry to fulfill the Great Commission. Allen currently resides in McKinney and is happily married to his beautiful wife Jennifer. He is the proud father of their daughter Anaiah and their son Micah. In his spare time, Allen enjoys a good round of gold, a competitive game of chess and loves to play racquetball.