Allen Calkins , Regional Representative - Northeast MO, MBCH Foundation
Rev. D. Allen Calkins is the Northeast Missouri Regional Representative for MBCH. Prior to coming to work for MBCH, Allen served as pastor of four Southern Baptist Churches in his 25 years of full-time ministry, all on the eastern side of Missouri. His most recent pastorate was First Baptist Church of Gray Summit. Allen has held many Associational leadership positions. At present time, Allen serves as a member of the MBC Christian Life Commission.
In 1989, Allen graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX. Prior to entering the ministry he worked as a data processing professional for two Fortune 500 companies in Tulsa, OK. During that time he also earned his MBA from the University of Tulsa. In April 2019 Allen became a Certified Gift Planning Associate through Crescendo's Gift College.
Allen has been married to his wife Gerri for more than 40 years. He has two grown children and ten grandchildren.