D. Z. Cofield has traveled across the world serving in the gospel of Jesus Christ. He earned a Bachelors Degree at Swarthmore College, a Masters Degree in Theology at the Dallas Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry Degree at Faith Evangelical Seminary in Tacoma, Washington.
He is a former instructor at Dallas Theological Seminary and a former adjunct professor at the College of Biblical Studies-Houston. He teaches nationally and internationally in the areas of Christian Education, Expository Preaching, Pastoral Ministries, and Worship and Educational Leadership.
Dr. Cofield currently serves as the Senior Pastor of the historic Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. Since that time, Good Hope has grown from a congregation of approximately 150 members to an active membership of more than 3,000. He is also the founder of Hope for Families, Inc., a non-profit committed to rebuilding communities one family at a time, and the Hope Educational District, an organization that provides creative and innovative educational strategies for urban communities.