Eric Swanson 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 Cru for twenty-five years before joining Tango, an investment and tech company that focuses on technology that enhance wellness, relationships and spirituality. For the past 15 years Eric has also worked with Leadership Network where he has lead initiatives for externally focused churches, global missions, marriage ministry, and ministry creativity. He is an adjunct professor at Denver Seminary and is co-author of four books including The Externally Focused Church and To Transform a City: Whole Church, Whole Gospel, Whole City along with numerous articles on churches that are transforming their communities.
John Jackson is President of William Jessup University, a Christian college in Northern California. Prior to joining William Jessup University as its Sixth President in March 2011, John served as the Executive Director of Thriving Churches International and as a Senior Leader of Bayside Church, Granite Bay, California.