Leadership & Staff

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Neal Windham

Pastor of Spiritual Formation

Adult Ministries Team

Neal was born and raised in Galveston County, Texas. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Preaching, Master of Arts in New Testament, and Master of Divinity (all
from Lincoln Christian University), as well as the Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation from Azusa
Pacific University. He has also completed the Certificate in Spiritual Direction at the Chiara Center,
Springfield, IL. Neal taught Greek and New Testament at Mid Atlantic Christian University (Elizabeth City, NC), 1980-
1986, and Greek, New Testament, and Spiritual Formation at Lincoln Christian University (Lincoln, 1L),
1987-2019, and has also served as an interim preaching minister at churches throughout Illinois. He
joined Northside as Director of the Northside Leadership Institute, summer 2019. Neal is married to Miriam and has a son, Luke, and daughter, Charis, as well as three grandchildren,
Whitaker, Everly, and Stephen. Neal loves to see his students come to life as they respond to God's Word and cultivate an authentic
relationship with their Maker and his creation!