Eric is from the metro St. Louis area, where he grew up making music at the piano, in orchestras and bands, and in his home church. Eric received his education at Lincoln Christian University, a B.A. in Music Ministry and a B.A. in Youth Ministry. He earned his M.A. in Worship Studies from the Seminary at Lincoln Christian University, and is currently enrolled in the doctoral program at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.
Eric sees worship gatherings as formative – Worship reflects what we believe and shapes how we live. As a Worship Pastor, he has been privileged to serve congregations and lead worship ministries in Illinois, Florida, Missouri, and Indiana. Eric enjoys writing worship songs, and has taught many piano students over the years. He and his wife, Becky, have three sons (Parker, Keaton, and Camden), all pursuing vocational Kingdom service. Eric likes pineapple on his pizza, plain soda water, and movies with aliens or zombies.