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


Lean Start-Up (Part 2 of 2) | Eric Swanson | Exponential

… you start getting a big picture of what it’s going to take to launch this spiritual enterprise. - Eric…

Lean Start-Up (Part 1 of 2) | Eric Swanson | Exponential

Many 'leap of faith' assumptions can be tested before you ever spend a dime on launching a church. - Eric Swanson…