Eric came to Hope Church as Pastor in August of 2017. He is a graduate of Washington State University; Seattle University School of Law (Juris Doctor); Andersonville Theological Seminary (Master of Theology, Biblical Theology); the London Reformed Baptist Seminary; and The School of Urban Ministry. Eric has also completed post-graduate certificate programs in International Law and Law of the European Economic Community from Queens College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK; and in Strategic Finance from the Harvard Business School. He is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business.
Eric currently serves on the faculty of the School of Urban Ministry, and has spoken internationally on Biblical Ethics, Biblical Business Principles, Ministry in the Marketplace, and Systematic Theology.
Eric and his wife Debbie have been married 30 years, and live in Tacoma. Their daughter Rachel graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and currently lives in New York City.