TAYLOR CREEK CHURCH
Eric Weathers, D. Min.
As Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for TMAI, Eric interacts with supporters while preaching at churches in the U.S. and around the world promoting TMAI’s global pastoral training centers. Eric completed his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry at The Master’s Seminary and is a commissioned missionary from Countryside Bible Church in Southlake, Texas. When he is not preaching away from home, Eric frequently preaches for his Omega Sunday School class at Countryside Bible Church. Prior to TMAI Eric served as a pastor in Bryan/College Station, Texas, and Calvert City, Kentucky. Prior to fulltime ministry Eric held various management roles at FedEx Corporate Services for twenty years. He and his wife Debbie have two adult children and four grandchildren.
I have been involved in youth ministry since 1984. I grew up going to the Catholic church with my mom and sister. Although I was consistent in my church attendance and went through all of the rituals, I was ignorant of the fact that I needed to make a personal decision to trust Christ as my Savior. Finally, in the 8th grade I made friends with a classmate who was a believer. Through the influence of my friend, his family and the new youth pastor at their church, I came to trust Christ.
My wonderful wife is Diane and we have three boys, Patrick (married to Ky, and their son is Haddon Michael), Brendan, Aiden, and a girl, Emma. I serve as the Lead Pastor of Living Grace Community Church in Bakersfield, California where we have lived since 1996.
Missionary to SE Asia with his wife Hayley and their children. Ministry there is broad and multifaceted but mainly consists of discipling, teaching the "Story of Hope" and training pastors. They also partner in translation ministries of Biblical materials and resources and more recently have been working to open a dorm ministry for direct gospel opportunities.
Ethan and Melissa are part of the Togo North Team reaching the unreached people groups of northern Togo and the surrounding region with the Story of Hope. Ethan serves as the Hospital of Hope’s administrative director and Melissa works as a medical doctor in the hospital and clinic. They have served there along with their four sons since 2014.
The Hospital of Hope is committed to meeting patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs. A team of trained chaplains prays with patients and counsels families facing difficulties. They follow up with patients in villages and develop disciples through chronological Bible studies. Thousands are given the opportunity to experience the love of Jesus and hear the Word of God through the digital resources the Hospital of Hope offers its patients both in the hospital and in follow up efforts.