Dr. Tony Evans is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, founder and president of The Urban Alternative, chaplain of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, and author of over 100 books, booklets and Bible studies. The first African American to earn a doctorate of theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, he has been named one of the 12 Most Effective Preachers in the English-Speaking World by Baylor University. His radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on more than 1,200 US outlets daily and in more than 130 countries.
Dr. Evans launched the Tony Evans Training Center in 2017, an online learning platform providing quality seminary-style courses for a fraction of the cost to any person in any place. The goal is to increase Bible literacy not only among lay people but also among those Christian leaders who cannot afford nor find the time for formal ongoing education.
His latest project is a partnership is a digital app with his son Jonathan called iCoach. You can learn about that project at http://iCoachApp.org
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Dr. Evans about his work with the Dallas Cowboys, how he got started in sports ministry, where the state of faith is in the NBA, the biggest spiritual battles athletes face, and the church's role in the current climate that we live in today.
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