Pastor Neal is the Pastor of Growth and Development at Shadow Hills. He came to know Jesus as Lord and savior at the age of eleven and surrendered to ministry at the age of sixteen. He has served in local church ministry, international missions, collegiate ministry, and church planting for eighteen years. Besides his duties at Shadow Hills, Pastor Neal also serves as the Co-Founder and Vice President of Global Church Planting Partners, as an Equipping Facilitator for LAUNCH Group, and as an online professor for Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Mississippi, and an MDiv and Ph.D. From Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.