Dr. Eric Michael Bryant

serves with Gateway Church in Austin as Lead Pastor for Gateway South and as part of the teaching team along with Senior Pastor John Burke. Known for their mottos: “no perfect people allowed” and “come as you are, but don’t stay that way.”

From 1998-2010, Eric served as part of the leadership team with Erwin McManus at Mosaic in Los Angeles, a church known for its creativity and diversity. The four years prior to that he helped plant a church in Seattle, WA.

Eric lives with his wife, Deborah, his son Caleb and his daughter Trevi near downtown in Austin, TX.


The Eric Bryant Foundation

The Eric Bryant Foundation exists to help churches, non-profit organizations, and businesses reach new people, raise up leaders, and maximize your team through training events, workshops, books, and www.ericbryant.org.


In addition to speaking at Gateway Church in Austin, Eric offers a masters level Post-Christian Ministry Certificate and leads a cohort for a Doctorate of Ministry in Missional Effectiveness through Bethel Seminary where he earned his Doctorate of Ministry in Entrepreneurial Leadership.


Trained in Gallup’s StrengthsFinder, the Myers Briggs Temperament Indicator, and the Enneagram, Eric coaches leaders in the ministry, non-profit, and business sectors.


Online training opportunities include the Church Growth Workshop – coming Sept. 2017


Eric’s book, Not Like Me: Learning to Love, Serve, and Influence Our Divided World, helps Christ-followers overcome the negative Christian stereotype by embracing the people Christians “love to hate.”


Eric’s blog includes articles designed to helping churches and organizations grow and become more diverse through effective leadership and outreach.

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