Chris Neal directs the Youth Leadership Initiative in the Center for Vocational Ministry at Azusa Pacific University, creating resources and experiences that help high school students explore and discover their calling. Chris is an alumnus of APU (B.A., M.Div.), is a current Ph.D student at Fuller Seminary, has served in youth and family ministry for more than 15 years, and has been an adjunct professor of youth ministry for nine years. Chris also serves as the Los Angeles City Network Leader for Made to Flourish, a network of pastors for the common good. Chris is a native of Los Angeles, where he currently lives with his wife and three children.