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Monday through wednesday Workshop
3:30pm - 4:30pm
dr. John h. dansby, sr
south union church of christ
Brother John H. Dansby Sr., was born February15, 1938, in Fort Worth Texas. He wasbaptized into Christ byNokomis Yeldell, in Abilene, Texas duringthe summer of1958. Brother Dansby presently labors with the Russell Road congregation of Shreveport, Louisiana. He has also taught Management, Leadership and Communications for Wiley College, Management for Louisiana Tech University and Leadership Management forCentral Texas College. He has been in Louisiana over 45 years.
He has worked as the Director of Staff/Finance for the National Crusade for Christ. He has held this position for over 30 years. This national evangelistic effort grew tremendously under his leadership. He began work at the requestofDr. Daniel Harrison, National Director and the South Union Church of Christ, Elders. Dansby has purchased television time, negotiated hotel contracts at unbelievable rates, obtained various other service contracts and kept the crusade effort out of the red. He effectively manages the entire business of this effort.
A career military man, he and his family moved to Shreveport on a military assignment during1975. He gained experience in a wide varietyofstaffand line positions that wererelated to management ofpersonnel, materials and finance. He retired from the United States Air Force in December 1984 after 28 years of service. His decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with oakleaf cluster, the AirForce Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, and the Army Commendation Medal and he holds the highest enlisted rank possible in the armed forces, of Chief Master Sergeant.
He also received a B.A. degree in Business Administration fromLouisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. In 1983, he received the Master of Business Administration (MBA), and in 1988 the Master of Arts in General Counseling. He also received the Honorary Doctor of Laws from Southwestern Christian College.He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Southwestern Christian College for more than twenty years, and presently serves as Chairmen of the Board. His work onthat board has been outstanding. He is also a life member of the Air Force Sergeants Association. His wife of 63 years is the former Doris J. James of Abilene, Texas. Theyhave fourchildren John II, Jarilyn, James, and Jared. Additionally, they have 12 grandchildren andeight great grandchildren.
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