BA Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University Doctorate of Humane Letters from Eastern College
Dr. Evans has been employed by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship Ministry, Dallas Federal Savings and Loan, as well as numerous executive management positions with The Urban Alternative, which she co-founded with her husband Dr. Tony Evans in 1982. She served as Executive Vice President from 1989 to 1995 and currently serves as Senior Vice President. Dr. Evans is also founder of the Pastors’ Wives Ministry.
She serves in the office of the Senior Pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church, National Religious Broadcasters Board, Dallas Baptist University Woman’s Auxiliary Board, NRB Television Board, and The Urban Alternative Board of Directors. In addition, she is a member of Leadership Southwest, sponsored by the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce and served on the Board of the Christian Management Association. Also, she served as the 1st President of the Global Pastors’ Wives Network and is the Founder of The Pastors’ Wives Ministry and the First Lady Conference.
Lois was honored in 1995 with the Good Samaritan Award from Dallas Baptist University for outstanding Christian service to the community. In 1996, she received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Eastern College and in 2000 she received the Status of Women Award from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. She recently received The Woman of the Year in Ministry Award presented by the Women of Influence, Inc.
Dr. Evans has traveled throughout the United States, the Caribbean, China, India, South America, Europe and West Africa. She is a much sought after speaker for conferences and churches around the globe, as well as an accomplished singer.
In addition to many magazine and newsletter articles, Dr. Evans was a contributing author to Promises Promises:
Understanding and Encouraging Your Husband (Vision House, 1996). She is co-author of Our Love Is Here To Stay (Multnomah Publishing, 2004), author of Seasons Of A Woman’s Life (Moody, 2000), and Stones of Remembrance: A Rock-Hard Faith for Rock-Hard Places (Moody, 2006) with Jane Rubietta.. She also recorded two albums in 1983 and in 1989.
Lois is married to her favorite pastor/teacher and best friend, Dr. Tony Evans, Senior Pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship. She has four children: Chrystal, Priscilla, Anthony, Jr., and Jonathan, four granddaughters and eight grandsons, and one great- granddaughter.