About The Urban Alternative

The Urban Alternative (TUA) is a Christian broadcast and teaching ministry founded over thirty-five years ago by Dr. Tony Evans. At TUA, we seek to promote a kingdom agenda philosophy designed to enable people to live all of life underneath the comprehensive rule of God. This is accomplished through a variety of means, including media, resources, clergy ministries and community impact training.

The Alternative with Tony Evans

The Alternative with Tony Evans reaches an audience of 2 million listeners on over 1,200 radio stations in over 130 different countries. The 30-minute show broadcasts Tony’s actual sermons from over 40 years of preaching at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas.


Our flagship website provides a number of resources and features for those enjoy Tony’s teaching and ministry:

  • The Tony Evans’ Bookstore carries an array of books, CD’s, DVD’s, and other instructional material
  • Tony’s Blog provides weekly devotionals
  • Those who wish to support the ministry have a place to make donations
  • Guests can submit prayer requests or contact the ministry with questions or comments.

Social Media

TUA delivers high-quality content through a number of social media channels:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube

Tony Evans App

TUA provides a free app (available for iPhone and Android) for users to listen to Tony’s broadcasts, read devotionals, and shop for resources in the Tony Evans bookstore. It has over 12 million launches. Additionally, The Alternative has over 7 million podcast streams.

The Affiliate Ministries

TUA oversees the activities of five affiliate ministries, each with its own mission and purpose, while still serving the larger vision of TUA.

  1. National Church Adopt-a-School Initiative (NCAASI) seeks to partner local churches with public schools for the purpose of promoting academic excellence, personal mentoring, and family/community support. NCAASI provides workshops across the country every year to train pastors and church leaders in providing support to their communities through their local schools.
  2. Kingdom Agenda Pastors (KAP) provides encouragement, prayer, and teaching resources for pastors. Additionally, KAP holds an annual conference to allow those pastors to receive training and network with others across the country.
  3. Pastors’ Wives Ministry (PWM) offers spiritual and emotional support for the wives of ministry leaders through the teaching and leadership of Lois Evans. PWM provides the chance for pastors’ wives to make connections with others from around the country.
  4. Athlete’s Impact seeks to empower athletic coaches to provide moral guidance and life skills to student athletes to better prepare them for life in the adult world. Athlete’s Impact provides the free iCoach app, a networking and resource tool for coaches.
  5. Tony Evans Training Center (TETC) is an online training center that provides self-paced classes in biblical doctrine and church leadership for both the pastor and the layperson. Training modules include instructional reading, personal reflection, and video-based curriculum.