Neal Carlson lived with his wife Nancy, of 53 ½ years Between 2,000 and 2013 they lived in a small seacoast town in Central California, USA called Cayucos. After his wife "graduated" to Heaven (August, 2013) he now lives 5 miles south in a small sea coast town called Morro Bay, California. The town is located on Hwy 1 roughly half way between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Calif. USA.
He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, April 27, l934 and at age 9 moved with his parents to the southern state of Louisiana where he was raised in the city of Shreveport. He graduated from Byrd High School there in 1952.
He holds a B.A. degree from Louisiana College (1956), a Master of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1960) and a Doctorate from California Graduate School of Theology (1971).
At age 19 he responded to the call from God to the ministry and within months was called to his first church as pastor, the Jacoby Baptist Church, Lettsworth, Louisiana. He celebrated 50 years in the ministry, April, 2003.
At the graduate school in New Orleans, l959, he met his wife to be, NANCY JANE DuBOIS from Kirkwood, (St. Louis) Missouri. She was working on her Masters in religious education.
Together they pastored:
Currently he is president of FOUNDATION FOR LIVING, Inc. which he founded in 1972 and pastor of THE CHURCH IN THE SON (the internet ministry)
They have 5 grown children; Robyn Lynn, Kenneth Neal, Darrin Neal, Bryan Neal, and Jody Lynn, all who live in the coastal town of Cayucos, California.
They have 12 grandchildren
In an attempt to expand the ministry of Foundation for Living, in 1997 a piece of cyber-turf was opened to the world called
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