THIS IS EPISODE 129 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST
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 more than 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 U.S. 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 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.
One of the most dangerous things as a kingdom disciple is to think too highly of yourself. Yes, God may have chosen to bless you or raise you up, but that’s because He wants to use you. The moment He discovers He can't use you for His kingdom purposes, He can replace you.
— Tony Evans (@drtonyevans) June 30, 2018
You can learn more about all the ministries Dr. Evans is involved with as well as the books he’s written at TonyEvans.org.
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