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Eric Gentry

Eric Gentry
Photographed at Shelby Farms Park.

Preaching Minister

Eric and his wife Lindsey have been at Highland since 2012 and are proud to call Memphis home. You are likely to find them walking the Greenline with their sons Noble and Foster, and dachshund Tucker, or eating fish tacos at Elwood Shack. Eric cares deeply about preaching, discipleship and community. He has a BA in Biblical Text and an Master of Divinity from Abilene Christian University. More importantly, he is a trendsetter. Follow his wife's hashtag #fashiondiariesofahusband to see his visionary wardrobe decisions. Thank you Lindsey, that’s true love.

Snapshot of Eric

If you could have dinner with any 3 people in history who would they be?

Barton Stone, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ernest Shackleton.

What's something that people might be surprised to know about you?

I don’t think chocolate and mint are supposed to mix.

If you weren't in this industry, what would you be doing?

Journalism. I think journalism is like preaching—story-telling with a purpose.

What was your dream job as a kid?

CIA. I might be working for them now. But if I told you, I’d have to… well, you know.

Favorite movie?

A River Runs Through It.