Eric Swanson

Eric has a passion for engaging churches worldwide in the needs and dreams of their communities toward the end of spiritual and societal transformation. He served with Campus Crusade for Christ for twenty-five years before joining the staff of Leadership Network where he works with scores of missional churches around North America. He is an adjunct professor at Denver Seminary and is co-author of The Externally Focused Church, The Externally Focused Life, The Externally Focused Quest, and To Transform a City, and numerous articles on churches that are transforming their communities. Eric has been married to Liz since 1977, has three married children, six grandchildren and resides outside of Boulder Colorado.

Articles + Resources

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The Whole Church: Taking the Whole Gospel to the Whole Person in the Whole City

In this session we will explore the basics of community transformation from a church planter's perspective. What does it mean…
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If Your Church Vanished, Would Your Community Care?

In this 2012 Exponential podcast, Brian Mavis, Eric Swanson, and Rick Rusaw speak about how to make a church that…

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How to Partner with Your Community

In this 2012 Exponential podcast, Brian Mavis, Eric Swanson, and Rick Rusaw speak about how to partner with your community…

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The Good Hood: Loving Your Neighbors Part 2

In this 2012 Exponential podcast, Brian Mavis, Eric Swanson and, Rick Rusaw speak on how important it is for the…