Young Adult Ministries Coordinator, Youth & Young Adult Ministries
Christian Gonzalez grew up in Orange County, California. After becoming Orthodox his senior year in high school, Christian attended Wheaton College in Illinois to study English Literature and developed a great love for stories and their power. This has led him to pursue further education in Clinical Psychology. Christian has worked in ministry in various capacities as a camp counselor, Sunday School teacher, Antiochian Southern California Deanery Youth Director, as well as a parish youth pastor. Christian also has experience working clinically as a child and adolescent therapist and is currently in the process of becoming a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in Arizona. Christian plans on graduating from Luther Seminary in 2016 with his second MA in Children, Youth, and Family Ministry. Christian serves the department as a Young Adult Ministries Coordinator.