Dr. Dan Erickson is the founder of People Matter Ministries. He speaks, leads and lives 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 and 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. Other projects include An Unstoppable Force: A Christian Manifesto and Why Minister to Men?
In addition to co-authoring the People Matter Blog and God Loves Do-Overs, Cathy has founded a ministries to single moms and their families and for victims of natural disasters.
Dan and Cathy have been married for 40 years and have two children and seven grandchildren.