Executive Council Candidate - Eric Wesley

Eric Wesley is the husband to Terri Wesley, who he has been married to for 29 years. They have three young adult children, Lexi, Caleb and Joshua. The Mount has played a key role in providing Eric with a firm biblical foundation as he has grown up here since his parents moved the family to Texas from California when he was 10 years old.

Eric has been involved in ministry since 1994, beginning with children and youth at Lyons Chapel Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas. After moving back home to Garland in 1999, he and his wife began serving at The Mount as the leaders in the children’s ministry. In an effort to become more effective in children’s ministry, Eric became involved with Group Publishing from 2000 to 2005 as one of the company’s workshop leaders for their children’s ministry workshops that were held across the United States. While at The Mount, he also has played an integral role in the youth and young adult ministries, prison and men’s ministries and other evangelism ministries such as Union Gospel Mission.

Eric is a bi-vocational minister who works as the Senior Manager of Employee Engagement, for Greyhound Lines, Inc. He has held this position since 2005. Eric has worked in the communications field for 20 years with stops at Texas Tech University, Parkland Health & Hospital System and Greyhound. Through the course of his career, he has gained a vast amount of experience in the ever-changing world of communications that helps him keep employees engaged in what is taking place at Greyhound.

Eric is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. As one who believes it is important to always continue learning, he has taken various Bible classes to grow in being able to effectively lead people in God’s word, and to strengthen his relationship with God. One of his favorite verses is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Acknowledge him in all your ways and He will direct your paths.”