Pastor Allen Franklin is married to his wife Joan and have a son, John and daughter, Jill. He was born in Augusta, GA and grew up in Jackson. He received the Lord Jesus Christ at the age of 45. In February 2005 he was ordained and his deaf church in Columbia, SC called him as their pastor. In June 2008, Pastor Allen came to Millbrook to start the deaf ministry. He is currently studying at the Tri-State Deaf School of Theology. His life verses are 2 Peter 3:18 and John 14:6. In his spare time, Pastor Allen enjoys fishing.