Bob Allen

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Bob rejoined the ABPnews team in October 2008, having previously served on staff from 1993 to 2002. He is responsible for reporting, news gathering and editing content for His office is in Smyrna, Tenn., near Nashville.

An Illinois native, Bob is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before his first stint on the staff of ABPnews, he was editor of the news journal for the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, for five years. From 2002 until 2008 he was managing editor of, website of the Baptist Center for Ethics in Nashville, Tenn.

Bob is a novice rock-and-roll guitarist, an avid rib smoker and a proud pit-bull owner. He and his wife, Vicki, have two grown children. 

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