In his role as Director of Spiritual Life, Nelson is responsible for spiritual outreach to children and families served by the Ranch, including program development, pastoral care, and discipleship. He also provides support and guidance to Eagle Ranch staff. Prior to Eagle Ranch, Nelson was the Student Ministry Pastor and part of the teaching team at Spanish River Church in Boca Raton, Florida. He also served as Director of Student Ministries at Westminster Church in Gainesville, Georgia. Nelson received his Bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the University of Georgia. He is currently completing Master’s studies in religion with Reformed Theological Seminary.