Eric became a Christian at the age of 17 in Racine, WI. His junior year, while attending the U of MN Twin Cities, he got involved with Campus Outreach. Paul Poteat spent time with Eric. God used Paul and many others to transform his understanding of what day-to-day ministry looked like. There was a shift away from thinking God mainly used events to impact people to seeing how God used very ordinary conversations and activities to help people see Christ. As this understanding grew he became more convinced that he wanted to continue to share Christ with college students who were asking foundational questions about their lives. Holly and Eric met through the ministry of Campus Outreach, and were married on Jan 6, 2007. They have two beautiful girls named Evelyn, born in 2010 and Liberty, born in 2014. Whether it's counseling other couples or hosting dozens of college students, they enjoy having others' lives intersect in their home.