Jimmy Evans is Senior Pastor of Gateway Church, a multi-campus church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 36,000 active members.

Jimmy is the Founder and CEO of MarriageToday, a ministry that is devoted to helping couples thrive in strong and fulfilling marriages and families. Jimmy and his wife Karen co-host MarriageToday, a nationally syndicated television program. He also serves as the Senior Elder of Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo, Texas.  Jimmy holds an Honorary Doctorate of Literature from The Kings University and has authored more than seventeen books.

Jimmy and Karen have been married for 45 years and have two married children and five grandchildren.