LANNY ALLEN (b. 1942) has been actively involved in music ministry for 49 years serving churches in Oklahoma and Texas. He retured in Julyof 2008 as minister of music of the First Baptist Church of Amarillo, having served there for 29 years. An active soloist, composer, arranger, and orchestrator of sacred music, Lanny continues serving at his church and churches in the surrounding area by supplying, coordinating worship services and teaching voice. Lanny and his wife, Linda, have two sons: Lee, a music educator, and Lance, a music therapist.