Nathan, with his beautiful American bride Julianna and golden retriever Barnabas, lives out his passion of pastoral care and youth development in the beautiful Klein Karoo of South Africa. After completing seminary at Cornerstone Christian College and graduating from Stellenbosch University in 2005 with a BA in Christian Ministry (psych and theology) he served with Youth For Christ and as associate pastor for The Island Church in Knsyna. He continues to serve the local church with resources as a regional manager for Judea harvest while preparing to move to Swaziland in the role of National Director for Youth For Christ. He has visited 10 African countries on mission trips, evangelizing as well as doing leadership and biblical training.
Travel with the protagonist, Jonathan, through a life filled with innumerable challenges, trials tribulations. Jonathan's passage echoes what many young South Africans experienced during the Apartheid years, but with perseverance and the knowledge that God always has a plan for our lives, he overcomes adversity to triumph in spirit.