Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. He is a 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 for over 40 years, witnessing its growth from ten people in 1976 to now over 10,000 congregants with over 100 ministries.
Chrystal Hurst is an energetic, fun-loving “girl-next-door” who loves to encourage other women in fulfilling their full potential in Christ. Chrystal firmly believes God’s promise in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you…” and she desires to help other Christian women believe and apply that truth to their lives.
Priscilla Shirer is a wife and a mom first. But put a Bible in her hand and a message in her heart and you’ll see why thousands flock to her conferences and dive into her Bible study series’ and books each year.
A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Priscilla holds a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies and considers it a privilege to serve believers from every denomination, and culture through Going Beyond Ministries.
For two decades, Anthony Evans has voiced the gospel with a melodic, thought-provoking style, and has emerged as one of Christian music’s premier worship leaders and singer/songwriters. Along the way, Anthony has released ten solo projects, (the last two climbing all the way to #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Album charts), released his first book, Unexpected Places, done numerous music videos, acted in two movies, and performed as “Beast” in Disney’s Hollywood Bowl production of Beauty and the Beast.
Executive Producer: Heather Hair
Heather Hair has served on the Executive team at The Urban Alternative for over 10 years, leading the Ministry Development Department including the radio and TV broadcast, video production, content creation, marketing and digital channels. Heather is a published author of 5 books with sales exceeding 200,000. Her audio-Bible and reading plans on Spotify and YouVersion have over 4 million streams/subscriptions. She’s also a ghostwriter of over 85 titles with combined sales nearing 10 million. She’s the Executive Producer of Kingdom Men Rising (2019) and Journey with Jesus (2021). Heather & her husband Jack live in Georgetown, Texas.
Producer: Phil Warner
Phil Warner leads the creative team that produces all the films and videos at RightNow Media. His passion is using the power of media to boldly communicate the gospel. Throughout his time at RightNow Media, Phil has played a key role in developing over 250+ video-based discipleship resources. Phil and his wife, Becky have two sons, Hayden and Andrew, and attend Watermark Community Church.
Director: Will Irwin
Will is part of the video team that produces all the films and videos at RightNow Media. He enjoys using his talents and creativity to produce video based studies that advance the Kingdom of God here on earth. Will and his wife, Haley have 4 kids, Brighton, Indie, Stevie and Dawes.
Dr. Evans was married to Lois, his wife and ministry partner of over 50 years until Lois transitioned to glory in late 2019. They are the proud parents of four, grandparents of thirteen and great-grandparents of three.
Chrystal is a gifted writer, speaker, and worship leader. Being the eldest child of Dr. Tony and Lois Evans, Chrystal been surrounded by the Word of God her entire life. As a member of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Chrystal assists her mom in leading the women’s ministry and loves to encourage women toward a deeper relationship with the Lord. Chrystal has recently co-authored a book, Kingdom Woman, with her dad. You can also find Chrystal writing on her blog—Chrystal’s Chronicles—where she poignantly reflects her thoughts about her faith and day-to-day experiences.
Most importantly, Chrystal is a dedicated wife and homeschooling mother of five. She considers herself to be the COO (Chief Operating Officer) of the Hurst household. Chrystal and her husband, Jessie reside in a small town just outside of Dallas, Texas.
A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Priscilla holds a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies and considers it a privilege to serve believers from every denomination, and culture through Going Beyond Ministries. Founded by Jerry and Priscilla nearly twenty years ago, the ministry equips believers through books, Bible study resources, conferences and through films like War Room (2015), I Can Only Imagine (2017) and Overcomer (2019). To date, Priscilla has authored more than a dozen Bible studies for women and teens on a myriad of Biblical characters and topics including Jonah, Gideon, the Exodus, discerning God’s voice, The Armor of God and, her latest study – Elijah: Faith and Fire.
Her trade books include Discerning the Voice of God, God is Able, and two New York Times Bestsellers – The Resolution for Women and Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan for Serious, Specific and Strategic Prayer, which was named the 2016 Christian Book of the Year. Her latest offering is a 365-day devotional called Awaken: 90 Days with the God Who Speaks. In 2016, Priscilla ventured into the world of children’s publishing with The Prince Warriors, a fiction 4-book series and accompanying 365-day devotional (Unseen) designed to equip tween boys and girls for victory in spiritual warfare.
In addition to Priscilla’s participation in many church and para-church conferences across the globe each year, Going Beyond Ministries hosts AWAKEN – an outreach event in our hometown designed to encourage and mobilize women locally. This free gathering brings together thousands of women from different denominations and backgrounds in the Dallas Ft. Worth area several times a year to encourage community and to pray for our city.
Priscilla has been married to Jerry for 22 years. Between studying and writing, she spends most of her time cleaning up after (and trying to satisfy the appetites of) their three growing boys – Jackson, Jerry Jr. and Jude.