Contributor Profile

Nathan Walton

Nathan Walton serves as co-lead pastor at East End Fellowship, a multi-ethnic, economically diverse Christian church located in Richmond, Virginia. Prior to that, Nathan served as executive director of Abundant Life Ministries, an initiative that demonstrates “God’s love through holistic community development” in the Prospect neighborhood of Charlottesville, Virginia. He holds an MDiv from Duke Divinity School, and both a BA and a PhD in religious studies from the University of Virginia.

As a doctoral student at UVA, Nathan was actively involved in PLT research initiatives and public events. He began as a PLT graduate research fellow. In the summer of 2016, he coordinated the curriculum for a class on spiritual autobiography at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail and developed a university course around issues of mass incarceration. Nathan mentored students as part of the 2014 Summer Internship in Lived Theology,