Brian Pingel has been involved in full time interactive youth ministry for over fifteen years in Nebraska and Wisconsin. He came to North Central University in 2006 where he serves as the Director of the Center for Youth and Leadership, and 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.
What is your favorite thing about North Central?
I love that our students are committed to making the world a better place. Every week our students go far beyond the classroom to serve and allow God to work through them.
What does chapel mean to you?
Chapel is the highlight of my day. The energy, passion, and commitment of our students is life changing.
Why should a high school senior choose North Central?
If you want your life to impact the world, North Central is the place that will equip you to be able to make a difference.