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Jason Nelson

Jason Nelson

Jason had a career as a teacher, counselor, and leader. He has written and spoken extensively on a variety of topics related to the Christian life. He has been a contributing writer for Time of Grace since 2010. Jason lives with his wife, Nancy, in Wisconsin.

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Life’s Challenges

Someone hold my hand

This may not seem very manly, but sometimes I just need someone to hold my hand. I need affection. That’s what I love about…

Living My Faith

Everything we do teaches

The King of kings and Lord of lords, with every supernatural power at his disposal, said his disciples should go into the whole wide…

Living My Faith

Life’s a song

My three-year-old granddaughter, Addison, has the lead role in her own musicals. Her life is filled with songs. She’s in a very happy head…

Living My Faith

A lot in common

We Americans have a penchant for seeing ourselves as God’s chosen people. That’s the mentality our Puritan forefathers and mothers handed down to us….

Life’s Challenges

Why not just ask?

“Our Father in heaven . . . give us today our daily bread” (Matthew 6:9,11). I have prayed these words thousands of times. Not…

Who is God?

Time well spent

Since our relationship with God is all taken care of, what should we do with our time? No smile toward the heavens will make…

Life’s Challenges

The world we long for

I’m writing this devotion after innocence was shattered one more time. Children were killed at school. It seems disrespectful to call them children because…

Living My Faith

Trusted with grace

For a long time, the relationship between God and people was a transaction. It was always quid pro quo, this for that, tit for…

Life’s Challenges

SLOPPY!

My light almost went out in first grade. For some reason, I never went to kindergarten. If you read Robert Fulghum’s poem “All I…

Living My Faith

Today

“The living, the living—they praise you, as I am doing today” (Isaiah 38:19). Today you will take about 23,040 breaths, and you don’t even…

Who is God?

Remember to notice

This uplifting message is being brought to you by something good. I almost missed it because I was reading today’s headlines. I’m conditioned to…

Life’s Challenges

Sandcastles

“Everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on…