A long time resident of Nagoya, Allen has a PHD in English Literature and is the author of several books.  He is married with two sons.  When not teaching at university or writing, Allen spends his time drawing on his experience as a Bakery Chef in a former life, baking cakes as well as tending to his sons` busy schedules and school duties and trying out material and songs for Sunday Services at All Saints.  Allen, is from the South of the US and is a versatile and talented musician and song writer.

 “Attending church has been part of my life as long as I can remember. Being a part of a church and congregation where I am being spiritually fed and refreshed is very import to me and for my family. Here is that place. I feel so blessed to be a part of the worship here at All Saints.