Allan Lockerman has been a pastor, counselor, and Bible teacher for 50 years, serving churches from 17 to 7,000 members. His D.Min degree is from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Lockerman has taught homiletics and spiritual formation classes at a number of colleges and served as an adjunct professor in a seminary. He and his wife, Alice, reside in Cleveland, Tennessee, where he serves as Pastor Emeritus at First Baptist Cleveland. They have three grown children.