Meet the Pastors & their Wives
Senior Pastor Larry & Lillie M. Allen
Born in West Virginia and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Allen served 3 years in the United States Army, ten years with the New Mexico State Police, three years with Washington Square, Winmar Incorporated, Portland, Oregon, and ten years with the Department of Energy (Central Training Academy) and now the National Training Center as a Primary contractor with Wackenhut Services Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico. He holds undergraduate degrees from Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and masters and doctor of ministry degrees from Bethany Bible College and Bethany Theological Seminary in Dothan, Alabama. Dr. Allen is fully licensed, ordained and charged by Jesus Christ to proclaim His glorious gospel. Dr. Allen has been happily married to his wife Lillie since 1968. The Allen’s have two grown sons, a daughter in Heaven, two daughters-in-law, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. As a family, the Allen’s know Jesus as their Lord and Savior and are committed to serving Him by winning souls, baptizing those who are saved, and assisting them in their growth in grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ.
Dr. Johnny & Mrs. Joan McChriston
Born in Yazoo City, Mississippi, raised in South Bend, Indiana, Pastor McChriston served 24 years in the Armed Services. He is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a B.S. in Professional Aeronautics, a M.S. degree in Technical Management, and a M.S. in Aviation Safety and Safety Systems, as well as a doctorate in Management and Organizational Leadership, pending dissertation. Married to his high school sweetheart, the former Joan Alexander, they are blessed with two sons and seven grandchildren. Pastor McChriston is licensed and ordained to perform weddings, baptisms, funerals, the Lord's Supper and conduct pastoral counseling.
Reverend Stanley & Michelle Robinson
Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Pastor Robinson came here to attend the University of New Mexico. While attending the UNM, he met his wife Michelle and together they have three sons. Pastor Robinson is fully licensed and charged by Jesus Christ to proclaim His glorious Gospel.