GUEST SPEAKER: JEFF WALLING
Director, Youth Leadership Initiative
Jeff Walling has been speaking to thousands for more than 20 years! His international speaking schedule has taken him to lecture on five continents including a tour in South Africa, seminars in Japan and Australia, and presentations at the Kiev Polytechnical Institute in the former Soviet Union.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine in speech/communication, a master’s degree in religion at Pepperdine, and an honorary doctorate from Hope University in Fullerton, California. Prior to joining Pepperdine, Jeff served as the preaching minister of the Providence Road Church of Christ in Charlotte, North Carolina since 1997. He also served churches in Orange County, California, for over 20 years.
Jeff is passionate about working to raise up the next generation of young Christian leaders. He serves as Pepperdine’s Director of the Youth Leadership Initiative. Jeff and his wife Cathryn have three married sons: Taylor and Courtney, with son Finn; Riley and Megan; Spencer and Gabby.