Dr. Evans was 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 served as Senior Vice President until 2019.
She served in the office of the Senior Pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church, National Religious Broadcasters Board, NRB Television Board, and The Urban Alternative Board of Directors. In addition, she was 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 first President of the Global Pastors’ Wives Network.
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 traveled throughout the United States, the Caribbean, China, India, South America, Europe and Africa. She was a much sought-after speaker for conferences and churches around the globe, as well as an accomplished singer.
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—out of print), 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 was married for nearly 50 years 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, five granddaughters and eight grandsons, and four great-grandchildren.