Jeffrey A. Nelson


Rev. Jeff Nelson is ordained in the United Church of Christ and serves on its national staff after 15 years as a pastor. He is also a certified spiritual director in the Ignatian tradition. An active writer and blogger, his writing has appeared at New Sacred, the Christian Century blog, the Shalem Institute blog, The High Calling, and The Englewood Review of Books.

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Four Weeks: Reflections for Advent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Advent is a time to name what we are most yearning for. In this season, we not only wait for the birth of Christ, but for the new life and light that it will shine into our own struggles with loss and despair. Four Weeks is a collection of brief writings that explore this complicated experience. It includes a reflection for every day of the season of Advent, plus one for Christmas Eve and Day.
No Perfect Time: Brief Essays on Life and Faith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
A young pastor walks into his first church, and immediately begins discovering what it means to do ministry among an imperfect community. In this series of essays, he processes some of what he's learned about leading a spiritual life, parenthood, writing, and theology. No Perfect Time is not a book of hard and fast answers, but of glimpses into what life and faith are meant to be about.

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