Eric has served as Pastor at South Tulsa Baptist Church since May 2016. Eric has a B.A. in Bible from Oklahoma Baptist University, and both a Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming to South Tulsa, he served as Associate Pastor at two churches - First Baptist Church in downtown Tulsa (2008-2016) and First Baptist Church of Watauga, Texas (2004-2008). He also served as interim pastor at Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma (2002-2003). Eric has also served as adjunct professor on occasion for several institutions, and has written many publications and presented several academic papers. You can read more of Eric’s writings and view his other publications at his website - http://ericcostanzo.me. In 2013, he published his first book entitled Harbor for the Poor which is available from Amazon. Eric is married to Rebecca (2001) and they have four incredible children — Adin, Noah, Abigail, and Kynzleigh. In his spare time he enjoys being run ragged by his four children and all of their activities (which includes coaching), traveling, reading, and collecting antique books.