About Dr. Dixie

about-pg-portraitDr. Dixie Yoder grew up in western Oklahoma. She is the founder and Executive Director of Infinite Grace Ministries, an inter-denominational Biblical Guidance and teaching ministry located in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

Dr. Dixie has many years of experience in Biblical Personal Guidance ministry. She is an ordained minister and a Bible scholar who loves the Word of God and its application to everyday life. Her teaching emphasizes how receiving salvation through Jesus Christ and knowing God the Father intimately makes it possible to enjoy a life filled with meaning and purpose.

Dr. Dixie and her husband, Galen, have been married for forty-three years and enjoy time with two adult sons, their daughters-in-law and four grandchildren. Along with the knowledge she has gained during years of study, Dr. Dixie’s years of nurturing family relationships has contributed considerable practical wisdom into the ministry she offers to individuals, couples and and parents;

An experienced teacher and public speaker, Dr. Dixie has offered ministry in Western Oklahoma since 1991, including seminars for men and women. Through years of systematic Bible study, Dr. Dixie has gained a deep working knowledge of the principles contained in the Word of God and how they apply to practical every day living.

Dr. Dixie is a familiar voice on local radio stations through her daily devotional and live interviews. Her weekly newspaper columns offer practical wisdom to newspaper readers throughout Oklahoma.

Dr. Dixie’s Education, Credentials and Experience

  • Certification in Biblical/Pastoral Personal Guidance (1992)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies (1999)
  • Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (2001)
  • Doctor of Ministry (2003)
  • Over thirty years of Ministry Experience
  • Twenty-three years experience in Personal Guidance Ministry

Oklahoma Marriage Initiative Program

Dr. Dixie has been actively involved in the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative program since 2002. OMI’s mission is to reduce the divorce rate in Oklahoma, and its strategies have attracted national political and media attention.

Billy Graham Crisis Phone Center in New York City

In October 2001, at the request of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Dr. Dixie spent two weeks ministering at the Billy Graham Crisis Phone Center in New York City. She also worked directly with rescue workers and their families in the Family Assistance Center, and inside Ground Zero of the World Trade Center disaster.

Additional Ministry Experience

  • In 1993 she offered Personal Guidance ministry at the North American Conference for Evangelists and Pastors in Louisville, KY, a conference organized by the Billy Graham Evangelical Association.
  • In July, 2000, in conjunction with the Billy Graham Association, Dixie traveled with a group of 50 men and women to offer Personal Guidance ministry to many of the 10,000 pastors and evangelists who came from all over the world to attend the Amsterdam 2000 conference.
  • In 2005, following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Dixie spent time in New Orleans as a Police Chaplain, ministering hope to rescue workers there.