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 since its inception in 1982, including serving as Executive Vice President from 1989 to 1995. She currently serves as Senior Vice President. Dr. Evans is also founder of The First Lady 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, Dallas Mavericks 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 President of the Global Pastors' Wives Network and is the Founder of The First Lady Ministry.
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) and author of Seasons Of A Woman's Life (Moody, 2000). 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, two granddaughters and four grandsons.