Allan Taylor is Minister of Education at First Baptist Church Woodstock, Georgia, where he has served since February 1995. Previously he served at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN and London Bridge Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, VA. Before surrendering to full-time Christian service, he was a high school football coach. Allan is the founder of Ember to Blaze Ministries and writes Sunday School Leadership and training material. He has authored three books: “Sunday School in HD”, “The Six Core Values of Sunday School” and “Disciplining and Restoring the Fallen” as well as a new DVD series, “Sunday School Done Right!” He conducts numerous training seminars both nationally and internationally as well as mentoring, instructing, and encouraging Christian Educators. At FBCW, Allan annually hosts a nationally Sunday School conference called Sunday School in HD where over 1,000 church staff and lay leaders are trained. He and his wife, Linda, have three grown children and three grandchildren.