Chris Neal is director of the Youth Leadership Initiative within the Center for Vocational Ministry at Azusa Pacific University, a program designed to help high school students develop a deeper sense of calling. Prior to his time at APU, he served for twelve years as the youth & family ministry pastor at NewSong Church in San Dimas, California, where he still serves as a voluntary preaching pastor.
Chris holds an M.Div. from Azusa Pacific Seminary. He is passionate to see the next generation catch the faith and the church be equipped to live on mission in all of life. He lives in Upland, California, with his wife and two daughters.