From 1999 to 2007 he, Diana and their three children served in Bogota, Colombia as church planting missionaries. After returning to the states, he continued serving as missionary pastor in bilingual and Spanish-speaking ministries. In 2015, he earned his Master’s Degree in Ministry from Piedmont International University. 

On July 12, 2020, Bob accepted the call of Thompson Baptist Church to serve as pastor.

Bob enjoys any sport with a racquet (even badminton in the backyard with his family), disc golf, playing guitar and reading biographies.  His driving passion is for people to become enthusiastic followers of Jesus Christ.

Pastor Bob and Diana Ericsson

 Our pastor, Bob Ericsson, grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He came to know the Lord when he was 13 through the bus ministry.  He began his formal training for ministry at Spurgeon Baptist Bible College in Mulberry, FL. There he completed his degree in Biblical studies and met his college sweetheart and future wife, Diana. After earning his B.A., he served as Assistant Pastor in two churches in Central Florida then went on to serve as a deacon and music ministry director while travelling the country raising support to serve as a missionary. 



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