Spencer Swope is the father of 10 children, 8 of whom are currently being homeschooled. Spencer is the Southern Regional Marketing Manager for EWTN, the Global Catholic Network. In his position, Spencer is responsible for expanding EWTN’s distribution, coordinating volunteer activities of EWTN’s volunteer program called the Media Missionaries, and managing relationships with dioceses, encompassing 11 states and 44 Dioceses.
He attended Brevard College in Western North Carolina, majoring in Psychology. In his 20’s, Spencer drifted away from the Catholic faith, was very successful as an insurance salesman and manager, but found his life spiraling downhill due to the excessive use of alcohol and drugs, and ended up homeless. On Divine Mercy Sunday of ‘95, he experienced a dramatic conversion, began to grow closer to Our Lord and came back to the Catholic Church. Prior to his conversion, Spencer was a professional boxer for 3 years. Spencer now resides in Hanceville, AL with his wife, Liz, and their ten wonderful children.