Praise for Deanna
Eric is the Executive Pastor of Christ Community (ccclife.org), where he oversees the staff of 120 and serves alongside Jim Nicodem, Senior Pastor. He has been on staff since 2000.
Eric received his bachelor’s degree from Judson University in Elgin, IL and his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.During his 25+ years of ministry Eric has served in churches as a youth pastor, adult ministries pastor, small groups pastor, associate pastor, worship pastor and men’s pastor.
Eric also loves to serve the church at large. As a writer, Eric was a contributing author for Group Publishing’s “Men’s Ministry in the 21st Century”. In addition, he has written for magazines / web pages such as Church Executive, Rev!, Xpastor.org and had a monthly column in Church Solutions magazine. He also serves the church at large through consulting and seminar presenting.
As much as Eric enjoys ministry, his real joy and first ministry is his family. He has been married to Rachel for 23 years. They have 3 children all in college – Luke, 22 and engaged to be married to Megan in December; Adam, 20; and Chloe, 18. A man of faith, he also believes that this year is the year that the Cub’s will finally win the World Series.