Did you know that there are roughly 60 MILLION Christians in this country? First Baptist Church of Dallas Senior Pastor, Dr. Robert Jeffress shares why Christians can no longer stand on the sidelines of Public Policy.
Dr. Robert Jeffress is the senior pastor of the 10,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas.
His bold, biblical, and practical approach to ministry has made him one of the country’s most respected evangelical leaders. Vision America honored Dr. Jeffress in 2006 with the Daniel Award for his steadfast commitment and boldness in proclaiming the uncompromising Word of God.
Dr. Jeffress has made more than 600 guest appearances on various radio and television programs. He regularly appears on major mainstream media outlets, such as FOX News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Cavuto on Business;” ABC’s “Good Morning America;” and CBS’ “The Early Show,” CNN, and MSNBC.
Dr. Jeffress hosts a daily radio program, pathway to victory, that is heard nationwide on over 721 stations in major markets such as Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, and Houston. His weekly television program can be seen on 1,200 television stations and cable systems throughout the nation and in 28 countries around the world.
Dr. Jeffress is the author of 18 books including The Solomon Secrets (a 2002 Medallion Finalist), Hell? Yes!, and When Forgiveness Doesn't Make Sense. His newest book, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, was released January, 2, 2012.
Dr. Jeffress is currently leading the congregation in a $130 million campaign to re-create its downtown campus. The project is the largest in modern church history and will create a “spiritual oasis” in the heart of Downtown Dallas.
Dr. Jeffress graduated from Southwestern Theological Seminary with a D.Min., a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a B.S. degree from Baylor University In May 2010, he was awarded a Doctor of divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University. In June 2011, Dr. Jeffress received the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Jeffress and his wife Amy have two daughters, Julia and Dorothy, and a son-in-law, Ryan Sadler.