Dr. Danny Forshee

Board Member

Dr. Danny Forshee is the President of the Danny Forshee Evangelistic Association based in Austin, Texas, and serves as the Lead Pastor at Great Hills Baptist Church in Austin. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Executive Committee for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.

Danny holds a Ph.D. degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a Professor of Evangelism at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Danny has published articles in the areas of evangelism and church growth and has written three books entitled For the One, Modern Family Vintage Values and Jesus and the Church. He writes a daily devotional, Danny’s Daily Devotions, and a weekly podcast, REvangelical: Rethinking Christian Living.

Danny and his wife, Ashley, have three grown children and one granddaughter. Hannah, who is married to Jeffrey Samplaski, is a stay-at-home mom with Claire. Bryant, who is married to Kyndall, serves as the Minister to Junior High Students at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. Leighton, who is married to Danielle, serves as the Assimilation/Social Media Director at Great Hills Baptist Church in Austin, Texas.