One of E.J.’s greatest joys is working with students and leaders! He is blessed to be leading a team of NextGen Pastors and Directors across twelve campuses at Woodside Bible Church in The Metro Detroit area! He loves being in the trenches with a great team and doing life with parents, students, and kids and leading them towards Christ every day!
Speaking to over 150,000 students and adults per year, EJ Swanson has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the nation! His commitment to making Christ real has allowed him to develop a style that is exciting and compelling to young and older people alike, without watering down the Christ-centered truth of God’s word. EJ’s lively personality provides an exceptional ability to communicate to high-energy people in a way that is not only engaging and fun but challenging as well.
He is the founder of IWontWatch.com and Spirituallifeweek.com and is involved in some of America’s, most time-honored, innovative, and fastest-growing ministries.
He has shared the stage and toured with many artists including The David Crowder Band, Mercy Me, Hawk Nelson, Shawn McDonald, Matt Maher, Big Daddy Weave, and Building 429! EJ lives in Troy, MI with his lovely bride Abbey and daughter Ruth.