Leading a Simple Church in a Post-COVID World: An Interview with Eric Geiger

Episode #682
February 8, 2021
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Eric Geiger is the Senior Pastor of Mariners Church in Irvine, California. Before moving to Southern California, Eric served as senior vice-president for LifeWay Christian Resources. Eric received his doctorate in leadership and church ministry from Southern Seminary. Eric has authored or co-authored several books including the best-selling church leadership book, Simple Church. Eric is married to Kaye, and they have two daughters: Eden and Evie. During his free time, Eric enjoys dating his wife, taking his daughters to the beach, and playing basketball.

  • Give us a quick overview of your ministry at Mariners. 
  • How did you first meet my dad? What are some memorable moments between you?
  • Tell us what first pointed you to the Simple Church research.
  • How did Simple Church change your life?
  • What would you say to someone reading Simple Church for the first time today?
  • How can Simple Church be helpful to a leader in the post-COVID world?

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