Allen Street Baptist Church

When you boil us down to our basics, there are eight core values or truths that we believe.  We believe that the church is all about Jesus and not us.  

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The ABC Core Values

See what our basic beliefs are on some of the foundational truths of Christianity.  We do believe that the absolutes of ABC are a belief that Jesus Christ is the Son of God who died for us and the Bible is the absolute truth of God’s love for us.

What We Believe...

Find out what the basics are about baptism.  Is it part of salvation or not?  We believe that baptism is the outward expression of an inward truth.  It tells the word that we believe in Jesus and are now living for Him.  

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Pastor Roger & Jan House, Lead Pastor

Roger and Jan have been at ABC since September of 1996.  They have been married for more than 38 years and have two children. Click on their picture to go to their web page.  

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Below are a portion of the ABC Leadership Team.  Feel free to click on the picture to go to their individual page.

Rev. David & Lora Hathcock, Associate Pastor

David and Lora have been married over 33 years and have three children.   David serves as Associate Pastor with main responsibilities for youth.  Lora is the ABC custodian.

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Richard & Sandy Swanagon, Children’s Ministry

Richard and Sandy have been married 40 years and have two children.  Sandy is our AWANA Director and Co-Director of our VBS.  She is giving leadership to our children’s ministry

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Rev. David & Lora Hathcock Richard & Sandy Swanagon Pastor Roger and Jan House

Rev. Travis & Candy Lurten, Associate Pastor

Travis and Candy have been married more than 13 years.  They joined our staff in 2014 to transform our Children’s Ministry into the best Children’s Ministry in the city.  Since that time Travis has join us as Associate Pastor for Worship and Children

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Travis & Candy Lurten