Eric is a follower of Jesus Christ, husband, dad, and pastor. He came to saving faith in junior high and sensed God's call to ministry while in high school. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and then his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. He was ordained in January 2018. From January 2020 to August 2022, he pastored Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church in Plevna, Montana. Prior to that he served in churches on Vancouver Island, in Boston, and in Wisconsin. He was installed as TRBC's full-time teaching pastor on August 28, 2022. Eric met his bride, Jordan, while she was on a mission trip to Boston. They were married in 2011 and have five children. He enjoys preaching the gospel and worshiping Jesus in song. He loves spending time with his family - playing with his children, camping, road trips, reading together, daily family worship, and eating anything Jordan prepares.