Eric serves his church in the Richmond, VA area as an Elder. He is the Founder and President of the Institute for Uniting Church and Home whose mission is to help church leaders equip the church and the home to work together – to restore and maintain the biblical relationships that are designed by God to apply the Gospel of Jesus Christ so that lives are transformed to the glory of God.
Before founding the Institute, Eric served on staff at his church in Northern Virginia for 17 years. During those years working in various ministry capacities including Children’s and Family Ministries Eric began working out the vision that would lead to his first book, Uniting Church and Home: A Blueprint for Rebuilding Church Community (1999). Beginning in 2003, the book was translated, published and distributed in Korea.
He has worked personally with and spoken to thousands of church leaders and households through the Institute’s Leadership Network, Institute conferences, men’s retreats, home school conferences, denominational exhibits and conferences, church wide seminars and retreats.
The Institute is a recommended ministry resource of the Presbyterian Church in America’s (PCA) Christian Education and Publications Committee. Practical help in making relationships the primary ministry program were developed while working with a variety of churches and have been documented in an expanded work The Uniting Church and Home Implementation Guide (2009).
Eric has a passion for Jesus Christ and His Gospel of Grace as the bedrock that unites and equips the church and the home. He loves taking his wife on dates and his kids on his ministry trips … reading and writing at his local Barnes and Noble book store … and enjoys kimchi and good sushi. One of the Wallace family’s favorite dinners is a Vietnamese soup called, “Pho.”