Jimmy Evans is the lead apostolic senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multicampus church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 39,000 active members. Jimmy is also the founder and CEO of MarriageToday, a ministry devoted to helping couples thrive in strong and fulfilling marriages and families. Jimmy and his wife, Karen, are passionate about marriage. Together they cohost MarriageToday with Jimmy and Karen at marriagetoday.com. Jimmy also hosts The Overcoming Life, a daily television program dedicated to seeing people thrive in life and in their walk with God.

Jimmy has served as the senior leader of Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo, Texas, for over 30 years. He also serves as an overseer of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jimmy holds an honorary doctorate of literature from The King’s University and has authored more than 16 books, including Marriage on the Rock and his newest book, I Changed My Mind. Jimmy and Karen have been married over 40 years and have two married children and five grandchildren.