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our founder
Dr. Eddie B. Lane, Sr.

BA, University of Texas at Dallas; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; Doctor of Divinity, Denver Seminary; Diploma, Southern Bible institute

Dr. Eddie B. Lane, Sr. is the founder and Senior Pastor of Bibleway Bible Church, where he served faithfully from 1967 until he was called home to glory, in 2015. He is also the founder and former President of The Institute For Black Family Renewal (1992 to 2015), and the founder and President of Black Family Press (1994 to 2015).                                                                                       


Dr. Lane was a board member of Wycliffe Bible Translators - USA (from 2001 to 2015) and Professor Emeritus of the Dallas Theological Seminary. 


  • Professor, Southern Bible Institute

  • Professor, Dallas Bible College

  • Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Dallas Theological Seminary

  • Assistant to the President, Dallas Theological Seminary

  • Associate Dean of Students, Dallas Theological Seminary

  • Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary

  • President of the National Black Evangelical Association

  • Founder / Executive Director, Bibleway Bible Church Early Childhood Development Center


After serving as founder and Senior Pastor of Bibleway Bible Church for 49 years, Dr. Lane leaves to cherish his memory his lovely wife, Betty Jo Lane; three living children, and eight grandchildren.

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