Trials are unavoidable - but that doesn't mean they have to be unprofitable. When God tests you, it's time to learn another lesson..." says Tony Evans.
In this easy-to-read guide, pastor and Bible teacher Tony Evans shares wisdom from the Word on how we can grow in our trials and what God wants us to learn from tough times. Learn how to:
- See the purpose of hard times
- Trust Him through trials
- Build a foundation for the future
About the Author
Dr. Evans is co-founder and Senior Pastor of the 7,500 member Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. In 1976, Dr. and Mrs. Evans started OCBF with a Bible study of 10 people in their home. Under Dr. Evans' leadership, OCBF today has over 100 ministries.
In 1985, Dr. Evans established Project Turn•Around to serve as the social outreach arm of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, offering urban youth and families an array of services that address their social, health, economic and education needs.
He is also founder and president of The Urban Alternative, a national organization that seeks to bring about spiritual and family renewal in urban America through the church. The Urban Alternative radio broadcast, “The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans” can be heard on over 600 stations daily throughout the U.S. and in over 40 countries worldwide, as well as being seen on television on several major networks and in 100 countries around the world. He is a speaker on the Promise Keepers’ platform as well as at crusades and Bible conferences in the United States and abroad.
Dr. Evans was the first black American to earn a doctorate in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served as an associate evangelist with the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He helped organize and served as Vice President of Urban Evangelical Mission. His professional background also includes serving as an associate professor in the Pastoral Ministries Department of Dallas Theological Seminary in the areas of evangelism, homiletics, and black church studies. He is the former chaplain of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and presently serves as chaplain for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.Dr. Evans is the author of many books, including Free at Last, The Battle is the Lord's, Our God Is Awesome, Returning to Your First Love, The Promise, Who is this King of Glory?, What Matters Most and The Best Is Yet To Come.
Clarity. Conscience. Convicting. These three words summarize my experience with Tony Evans. He never fails to speak with clarity to my conscience-convicting of both God's love and my response.