Dr. Dan and Cathy Erickson are the founders of People Matter Ministries. They speak, lead and live out of a life of personal conviction forged by the Scriptures and real-world experience.
Dan has spent four decades in ministry out of a conviction that people matter to God. He has bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in ministry. Dan has in-depth leadership experience, including executive and pastoral positions in four dynamic churches. He has served as executive vice president of the Northwest Graduate School Doctor of Ministry program and as national director of denominational and parachurch relations with Promise Keepers.
Dan also provided leadership as executive director for the National Coalition of Men’s Ministries. In addition to serving as Chief Servant Leader of People Matter, Dan is the author of Finding Your Greater Yes! and, with Cathy Erickson, God Loves Do-Overs. His most recent project is An Unstoppable Force: A Christian Manifesto.
In addition to co-authoring the People Matter Blog and God Loves Do-Overs, Cathy founded a ministry to single moms and their families and is actively involved in ministry. She is the president of People Matter.
Dan and Cathy have been married for 40 years and have two children and seven grandchildren.