American religious leader and musician who founded the contemporary gospel band, the Rance Allen Group. His dance group released an album called Miracle Worker in 2000.
He grew up in Michigan with five brothers and six sisters. In 1969, he and two of his brothers established the Rance Allen Group.
He served as pastor of the New Bethel Church of God in Christ in Toledo, Ohio beginning in 1985. In 2011, he became Bishop of the Church of God in Christ.
He married Ellen Marie Groves Allen in December of 1970.
He and Phil Driscoll both had careers as musicians in the contemporary Christian music genre.