About Dr. E. Allen and Patricia Griffith


Dr. E. Allen and Patricia Griffith were married on August 21, 1965 and took the pastoral ministry of Bible Baptist Church, West Chester, PA on October 30, 1967. Patricia was reared in a Christian home and trusted Christ as Savior early in life. She rededicated her life to the Lord after Allen was saved at evangelistic services in 1963. The Griffiths have five children and eighteen grandchildren.

During the Griffith’s years of ministry, Bible Baptist Church grew from 29 in 1967 to a constituency of almost 1,000 in 1993. Pastor Griffith founded West Chester Christian School, Bible Baptist School of Theology and Christian Character Clubs. The church initiated the planting of five new churches and maintained a strong missions program. Pastor Griffith hosted the Higher Ground radio broadcast and wrote the Would You Believe? Newspaper series for over 15 years.

Along with his pastoral activities, Dr. Griffith has served as President of the American Council of Christian Churches.On December 31, 1993, the Griffiths resigned the pastorate of Bible Baptist Church to found Biblical Family Ministries. BFM was incorporated in October 1993 and began ministry activities in January of 1994. Along with BFM responsibilities, Dr. Griffith pastored Faith Baptist Church of Chester County, PA from August 1998 to December 2001.  Dr. Griffith s education includes a BS in Bible from Philadelphia College of Bible and a Master of Ministries from Bob Jones University. In 1988, he was honored with a Doctor of Divinity from Bob Jones University.  As Executive Director of Biblical Family Ministries, Dr. Griffith preaches on the family and other Biblical topics at churches, camps, conferences and schools. He and Mrs. Griffith carry on a counseling ministry at the BFM Ministry Center in Myerstown, PA. Through BFM, Dr. Griffith has produced a growing variety of tapes, booklets and books on the family and other topics of concern.

About Biblical Family Ministries


Biblical Family Ministries is a 501(c)3 non-profit Christian ministry established in 1993.  It was founded to present the Bible's teaching on marriage, family, child rearing, and other Biblical topics.  Dr. E. Allen Griffith and his wife, Patricia, work together in this ministry located in Myerstown, PA.  They are assisted through the part time labors of Mrs. Kimberly Schmelzer.