|Dr. Tony Evans|
Tony Evans is a Christian pastor and a widely-syndicated radio broadcaster in the United States.
Dr. Evans serves as Senior Pastor to the over 7,500 member Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, which was founded in 1976 with 10 members meeting at his home. He is also founder and president of The Urban Alternative, a national organization that seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in urban America through the church. The Urban Alternative radio broadcast, "The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans" can be heard over 500 stations daily throughout the U.S. and in over 40 countries worldwide. The broadcast can also be seen on several television stations. He is a speaker on the Promise Keepers' platform, as well as speaking regularly in crusades and Bible conferences in the United States and abroad.
Dr. Evans is married to Lois, his wife and co-laborer in ministry. He is the father of four: Chrystal, Priscilla, Anthony Jr., and Jonathan. He and Lois are the grandparents of six children: Kariss, Jessica, Jackson, Tre, J.C. and Kanaan.
His daughter Priscilla Shirer is married to Jerry Shirer, former Hilton Hotels executive. Together they have established Going Beyond Ministries.
Dr. Evans was the first black American to earn a doctorate in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary.