Eric has a heart for people and a strong desire to see them connect with Christ. His heart is to help others discover their spiritual gifts and to use those in fulfilling their Great Commission Calling. Eric is a Native Texan and grew up in a small town just outside Dallas. He is a graduate of Criswell College and earned his Master of Divinity at New Orleans Theological Seminary. On March 18, 1989, he married his best friend Lacey and they have four children, Emily (married to Jason Hasselle), Hannah, Elise, Noah and one grandson, Beau. Eric has a passion for missions and believes that God has called every believer to share the Good News of the Gospel wherever they go. He loves spending time with his family, travel, camping, serving others and going on dates with his wife, Lacey.