Bishop Frank Allen
Founder | Executive Director
Brother Frank’s ministry to the poor has grown from feeding the poor on a corner and preaching from a milk crate in alleys and vacant lots to an international Christ-centered ministry bringing help, hope and healing to those affected by poverty and disaster in inner cities, rural poverty pockets, migrant camps and Native American Reservations, across the United States and into 26 poor countries.
Frank is a respected leader, among humanitarian relief organizations and across denominational lines as a practitioner and consultant in the fields of ministry to the poor, with multiple levels of experience in practical social work, international and domestic logistics and Christian missions. He attained his education while serving in the Army through a Department of Defense Consortium at various universities including Georgetown, King Saud and St Leo Universities, various military schools and concluded as a graduate of the Church of God Collegiate Ministerial Internship program at Lee University.
As an ordained bishop with the Church of God, Frank preaches and teaches internationally and across denominational lines at various churches, conventions, conferences, camp meetings and crusades. He lectures at universities and colleges on topics ranging form practical social work, international relief logistics and social justice to practical theology and its application in helping the poor. He is a celebrated motivational speaker at trade and corporate conventions.
Frank has been published in numerous periodicals and coauthored with international leaders. His ministry has been reported on and cited in multiple publications. He has said of himself and his ministry, “I am an ordained social and relief logistician that preaches a little.” He his wife Wendy and their son Ashton has lived and served in the inner city since he founded HOPE CHARITABLE SERVICES where he pastors their inner city outreach mission, THE SANCTUARY OF HOPE, a church for the poor, by the poor, with the poor and of the poor.
Favorite Scriptures: Micah 6:8 “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” And Matthew 25:40, “ . . . Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.”
Email Address: Frank.Allen@HopeCharitable.org