Brian Pingel

  • Director, Center for Youth and Leadership
  • Associate Professor, Youth Studies
(612) 343-4100

Brian Pingel has been involved in full time interactive youth ministry for fifteen years in Nebraska and Wisconsin. He came to North Central University in 2006  as an Assistant Professor of Youth Studies. Brian teaches classes such as Adolescent Psychology & Counseling, Leadership Development, Sociology of American Youth, Introduction to Youth Studies, and Campus Ministry. A wide range of experience in youth, family, children, and college ministry gives Brian insight into the unique needs of those preparing for ministry.


Brian’s passion has always been in helping people discover ways that they can best reflect God’s glory to the world around them. Brian and his wife, Kristi, both NCU alums, have three sons and they reside in Crystal, MN. His education also includes a M.Div. from Bethel University.