District Elder David Allen Jr., Pastor
Email: pastorallen@christtemple.cc

David Allen Jr. was commissioned by Bishop David Allen, Sr. to lead Christ Temple Apostolic Church (CTAC) on February 20, 2010. Prior to assuming the pastorate from his father, David had served full-time as Church Administrator since September 2004. 

In this role, he guided CTAC through the challenges of serving a membership living and working in the nation’s fourth largest city and its surrounding areas. When CTAC was buffeted by Hurricane Ike in 2008, Pastor Allen was a capable leader, helping the congregation recover from the physical damage to its building. And since the economy turned downward in early 2009, Pastor Allen’s commitment to convey a message of hope has remained unfaltering.  
Pastor Allen is guiding CTAC’s further progress through his strong teaching gift. Convinced that teaching is the mandate and assignment of the ministry moving forward, he established Wordfest.  This annual bible conference is taught by Apostolic Fathers, who are capable, dynamic teachers in their own right.

After graduating from M.B. Smiley High Schoolin 1977, David went to work in the engineering field as a civil/structural computer aide designer (CAD). His 27-year career afforded the opportunity to serve in lead roles as a senior designer and CAD coordinator on major projects both domestically and abroad in Caracas, Venezuela.

To help people achieve the dream of home ownership and to broaden his career, David became a licensed real estate agent in 1994. He is a co-owner of Allen & Allen Group, a Houston-based real estate construction company.

David Allen Jr. and his wife, Regina, have been married since April 10, 1982. The couple is blessed with three children, David III, Jonathan, and Meagan, who all love the Lord and are active in the ministry.