Nathan Walton is a well-educated and experienced pastor, academic, and nonprofit executive who is passionate about empowering the church to engage in social issues based on the foundations of theology. With over 14 years of theological education and 10 years of leading ministries, Nathan has amassed the skills and expertise needed to create practical solutions for Christian community development.
Nathan's background includes a Doctorate in Theology, Ethics, and Culture from the University of Virginia, a Master of Divinity in Christian Theology from Duke University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia. Nathan has held various instructor positions at different colleges, including the University of Virginia and Reformed Theological Seminary, where he demonstrated his exceptional capacity to articulate and advance theological praxis.
Nathan Walton currently serves as the Executive Director of Charlottesville Abundant Life Ministries, where he continues to make a significant impact through public speaking, strategic planning, development, and partnership cultivation. Before his current position, Nathan served as the Pastor of Formation and Discipleship at Charlottesville Vineyard Church. Additionally, his professional experience includes working as a graduate research assistant at both the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture and The Project on Lived Theology. He also worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Virginia and even volunteered as a summer intern at Urban Hope Summer Camp and Becoming Church, Inc.