Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. He is a senior pastor, best-selling author and frequent speaker at Bible conferences and seminars throughout the nation.

Dr. Evans has served as the senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship (OCBF) for over 40 years, witnessing its growth from ten people in 1976 to now over 10,000 congregants with 100 plus ministries. As the senior pastor and chief executive officer, Dr. Evans oversees the entire administrative, financial and ministry operations of the church. He serves as OCBF’s primary teacher and minister of the Word of God.

Under Dr. Evans’ vision and leadership, Kingdom Collegiate Academies was established as the provider of premier private school education with multiple academic, fine arts and athletic academies supported by a biblical worldview.

Dr. Evans also serves as president of The Urban Alternative, a national ministry that seeks to restore hope and transform lives through the proclamation and application of the Word of God. His daily radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on over 1,200 radio outlets throughout the United States and in more than 130 countries.

Dr. Evans has authored over 100 books, booklets and Bible studies including Kingdom Man, Oneness Embraced, The Kingdom Agenda, Kingdom Disciples and Victory in Spiritual Warfare. Dr. Evans serves as chaplain for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, a ministry he has done for over 30 years. He is also the former chaplain for the Dallas Cowboys.

Through his local church and national ministry, Dr. Evans has set in motion the Kingdom Agenda philosophy of ministry that teaches God’s comprehensive rule over every area of life as demonstrated through the individual, family, church and society.

Dr. Evans is married to Lois, his wife and ministry partner of over 40 years. They are the proud parents of four, grandparents of twelve and great-grandparents of two.

Dr. Larry A. Mercer serves as the Executive Administrator in the Senior Pastor’s Office.

His primary responsibilities are to oversee the vision, mission, and the effective administration of the Kingdom Collegiate Academies that include: Fellowship Collegiate AcademyCanterbury Collegiate Academy, Kingdom Collegiate Academy Online, Kingdom Home School Academy, Kingdom Early College Academy, and Kingdom Sports Academy.

Additionally, Dr. Mercer manages the program and instructional design of OCBF’s Leadership Development training and helps the Senior Pastor with the church-wide strategic and operational plans for the ministry. As a licensed and ordained minister, Dr. Mercer assists the Senior Pastor in the areas of preaching, teaching, training, and pastoral care of staff, students, and families of the Kingdom Collegiate Academies.

He is a senior executive level leader with more than 30 years of experience providing leadership in the governmental, educational, ministry, and nonprofit sectors. He has taught in four different higher education institutions and has earned certifications in Instructional Design, Knowledge Management, Strategic Planning, Training Management, Mediation, and Coaching.

Dr. Mercer has earned academic degrees on the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels, including a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from East Carolina University and a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry, both from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Dr. Mercer and his wife Annie have been married for over 40 years and have four adult children and two grandchildren.