Alan was called to PDBC in October, 2018 as Family Discipleship Pastor to lead the discipleship ministry for all ages. In August, 2020, the church called him as Senior Pastor.
After a successful 25 year career in retail, Alan surrendered to God's call to ministry and missions in 1997 as a member of Western Hills Baptist Church of Shreveport. He and wife Donna spent 5 years in local church ministry (Eastwood Baptist, Haughton) and 12 years as missionaries to Mexico with the International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. Alan earned B.A. and M.Div. degrees, both from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Alan has served as a trainer for the discipleship ministry Live Life on Mission since it's founding in 2015.
Married since 1977, Alan and Donna have two children and three grandchildren, all of whom live in the Shreveport/Bossier City area.