Dr. Tony Evans to speak at Christ UMC in Memphis on Thursday, March 29
Author/speaker Dr. Tony Evans will appear on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Christ UMC, 4488 Poplar Avenue, as the featured speaker in the 2012 Dorothy and Kemmons Wilson Speaker Series sponsored by the Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation. The public is invited to attend this free community event as Dr. Evans presents Finding Hope in a Broken World.
Dr. Evans is a pastor, best-selling author and frequent speaker at Bible conferences throughout the nation. He has served as the senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship for more than 35 years, witnessing its growth from 10 people in 1976 to more than 9,000 congregants with 100 plus ministries.
Dr. Evans also serves as president of The Urban Alternative, a national ministry that seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in America through the church. His daily radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on more than 500 radio outlets throughout the United States and in more than 40 countries. He served as chaplain for the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and continues in this role for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, a ministry he has done for more than 30 years.
Dr. Evans has authored more than 50 books including Oneness Embraced, The Kingdom Agenda, Marriage Matters and Victory in Spiritual Warfare. He is married to Lois, his wife of 41 years, and is the father of the well known evangelist Priscilla Shirer.
About the Dorothy and Kemmons Wilson Speaker Series:
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson were dedicated, faithful and generous members of Christ United Methodist Church for many decades, and this speaker series is designed to carry on in the same spirit to benefit the entire Memphis community by bringing in important speakers on an annual basis. Dr. Evans is the seventh speaker in this series. Prior speakers were Tim Keller (2011), John MacArthur (2010), Tony Campolo (2009), Tony Dungy (2008), John Maxwell (2007) and Max Lucado (2006).