I am so excited to introduce Dr. Kevin Davis as the new Director of the Forge Dallas Missionary Residency program. I have personally known Kevin & Holly over the past three years in the context of a friendship and mentorship. Sharon and I coached Kevin and Holly as missionary residents. Kevin then took the next logical step of becoming a coach in the missionary residency program this past year. Now Kevin will take the reigns of leading the residency.
Below is a biographical sketch of Kevin who I warmly welcome as our new Missionary Residency Director.
Kevin Davis is the Forge Dallas Director of Missionary Residency Program. He works alongside the Forge Dallas team to develop, lead, and manage the missionary residency program with the goal of training men and women to live as missionaries where they’re already doing life. He and his family are passionate about living as missionaries in all the places they live, work, and play by demonstrating and announcing the good news of God’s reign as revealed and embodied by Jesus Christ. Kevin and his wife, Holly, value communicating this good news through friendship, blessing, and sharing stories of life and faith.
Kevin met Holly while pursuing an undergraduate degree in mathematics at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Both are originally from Dallas, but did not meet and fall in love until Kevin asked Holly to dance one Thursday night at a quaint dance hall in central Texas. Upon graduating UMHB, Kevin attended Truett Seminary at Baylor University and completed a M.Div. degree. Kevin and Holly married and took on a bi-vocational lead pastor role at a wonderful little church in north Texas during this season of life. While pastoring, Kevin and Holly were blessed with their two kids, Blair and Braylon, and the opportunity for Kevin to complete a Doctor of Ministry degree at Baylor.
God used Kevin’s experiences as a pastor and graduate student to show him the biblical, theological, and practical basis for he and his family to reorient their life and ministry around engaging their world as missionaries. This journey has brought Kevin and his family to McKinney where they are putting down roots and learning to live as a family on mission in their neighborhood, through their work as a high school math teacher and social worker, and through their local gym where they enjoy exercise and community.
Live Humbly & Kind,
Jim Mustain, Director - Forge Dallas