2020 Eternal Truth Lecture Series Coleman Avenue Church of ChristMemphis, TN Speaker: Eric Owens, www.ericlowens.com Bio: Eric has been the pulpit minister at Avondale church of Christ since 1997 and was appointed as an elder in 2009. He served in the first Gulf War and was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 1992. He is a graduate of Memphis School of Preaching (1994) & Southern Christian University (2001) and has preached at gospel meetings, lectureships, and retreats and served on a mission trip to Guatemala. He is the author of two books, So You Want to Be Happy and So You Want to Be Happy-Teens. He and his wife, Vanessa, have three daughters: Brittany (husband, Willie), Breania, and Bethany; and one grandson, Landon.