Eric Crawford was saved at the age of 6 years old while attending Bible Baptist Church in Bowie, TX. He was raised in a Christian home in Bowie TX. His dad, Dan Crawford, surrendered to preach when he was about 10 and became a bio vocation pastor for many years. He married his high school sweetheart, Tanya, July 31, 1992. He began Bible College at Norris Bible Baptist Institute the same year, graduating in 1995. In 1992 He became youth pastor in Bowie, TX at Calvary Baptist Church under Pastor Don Gonce. In 1994, he became Pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Nocona, TX. He and his wife served there for one and a half years. He became Co-Pastor of Lakeland Street Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX in 1995 and then Pastor in 1997. He remained there until the end of 2000 in which year God enabled him to plant Heritage. Eric celebrated 20 years of marriage and 20 years of full time ministry in 2012. God has blessed Pastor Crawford and his family in a great way and the Lord has used him to pastor our church now for over 17 years.



Brother Nick Leopper and his family joined HCA in April 2018. After earning a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and a Master's degree in Ministry from Crown College of the Bible, Brother Leopper worked in the business world for several years while he served as a youth director in his church. His wife, Sarah, earned a degree in Elementary Education from the same college, and taught for several years in a Christian school. They have three children, Lauren, Adam, and Henry. They have a passion for education, and their goal is to serve parents as they seek God's will in educating their children.