Erin’s mission is simply this: To educate and equip people to know, embrace, and pass on truth. She is passionate about bringing the wonder and awe of God into people’s everyday lives, and believes strongly in the power of our stories and in the importance of sharing them in a way that brings glory to God. Erin has been in full-time ministry for ten years, however, she has been involved in youth work for over 20 years. She recently left her position as the Head of the Bible Department at Christian Life High School, and as part of the staff of Venue Student Ministries, to focus on being a mom to her soon-to-be adopted son, Jack. Erin is also concentrating on writing and speaking.
Erin is a founding member of the Original Women’s Conference at Rockford First. Prior to that she served as a member of the Executive Staff of the Rockford Master’s Commission. Before moving into full-time ministry, she spent six years in the public school system working as a group therapist and curriculum developer. Erin has a BS degree in Sociology with a heavy minor in Psychology, and is also a licensed minister.
With a love for adventure and a heart for people everywhere, Erin has travelled around the world (22 countries and counting). Recently, her focus has centralized to South East Asia and the fight against human trafficking.
Erin and her husband Aaron have been married for seven years, and enjoy many outdoor actives together with their Golden Retriever, Sherpa. Now that Jack is part of the family, they love being parents!
Dedicated to teaching God’s truth and raising up restored men and women to influence this culture, the following quote speaks of her passion:
“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”