C. Robert Allred, Pastor
St. John United Methodist Church
550 Mt. Paran Rad
Atlanta, Georgia 30327
Dr. Bob Allred
is in his first year as Senior Pastor of St. John United Methodist Church. He received his first circuit
appointment in the North Georgia Conference in 1968. He has
a BA from Southern Wesleyan University and M.Div. and Th.D.
from the Candler School of Theology of Emory University.
for ministry is centered on preaching and church growth. He has
never been responsible for a loss in membership and has doubled
the membership in three churches. During his six years at Atlanta
First, he reported a net gain each year despite being in the center
city where there had been a consistent thirty-two year loss.
Dr. Bob's preaching
has been described as folksy, evangelical and has been heavily influenced
by John Wesley and C. S. Lewis. His website contains over 300 archived
sermons based on the Revised Common Lectionary <www.bobssermons.com>
His wife Marilyn
is a Licensed Professional Counselor. They have two grown and married
daughters and one granddaughter who live in the Atlanta area.