Eric was born and raised in West Tennessee. He surrendered his life to Christ during a revival service when he was 8 years old, and was one of those who attended church every time the doors were open. While serving as a Royal Ambassador Camp Counselor after graduation from high school, , Eric sensed God’s call to ministry, and he followed that call by attending Union University (Jackson, TN) to study Church Music. Eric has since served churches in TN, MS, OK, and now KY. Eric is a musician, writer, speaker, storyteller, and is passionate about the local church.

He is married to Jane, his bride of 35 years, and has two adult children: son Andrew and his wife Alyssa, (and a granddaughter on the way!) and daughter Madilyn. Eric and Jane enjoy old movies, the outdoors, shooting sports, woodworking, and YouTube. (Eric’s secret dream is to be a YouTuber.)

Eric’s responsibilities include recruiting and training the next generation of worship musicians, encouraging volunteers and maintaining tech and communication systems, and leading in authentic worship so that all people- especially those who are far from God- can know God, find freedom, discover their purpose, and make a difference.