Tony EvansSenior Pastor
Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
Dr. Tony Evans is co-founder and Senior Pastor of the 8,500 member Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship (OCBF) in Dallas, Texas. In 1976, Dr. and Mrs. Evans started OCBF with a Bible study of 10 people in their home. Under Dr. Evans' leadership, OCBF today has over 100 ministries that give members the four vital experiences of Worship, Fellowship, Christian Education and Outreach.
In July 1985, Dr. Evans established Alternative Community Development Services, Inc. d.b.a. Project Turn•Around to serve as the social outreach arm of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, offering urban youth and families an array of services that address their social, health, economic and education needs.
He is also founder and president of The Urban Alternative, a national organization that seeks to bring about spiritual and family renewal in urban America through the church. The Urban Alternative radio broadcast, “The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans” can be heard on over 600 stations daily throughout the U.S. and in over 40 countries worldwide, as well as being seen on television on several major networks and in 100 countries around the world. He is a speaker on the Promise Keepers’ platform as well as at crusades and Bible conferences in the United States and abroad.
Dr. Evans has served as an associate evangelist with the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He helped organize and served as Vice President of Urban Evangelical Mission, a national evangelistic and church planting organization. His professional background also includes serving as an associate professor in the Pastoral Ministries Department of Dallas Theological Seminary in the areas of evangelism, homiletics, and black church studies. He is the former chaplain of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and presently serves as chaplain for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.
Dr. Evans is a popular author with dozens of titles including Free at Last and No More Excuses.
Dr. Tony Evans has been a huge source of encouragement to Brian Mosley, President of RightNow and Bluefish TV. Dr. Evans spoke at the 2010 RightNow conference (www.RightNow.org) in Dallas, Texas. His teaching is also featured as one of the main session in the RightNow Mission Development Kit: Lead Beyond the Walls.
Dr. Evans is married to Lois, his wife and ministry partner of 40 years. They have four grown children and nine grandchildren.
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