Nelson Haynes spent fifteen years in full-time youth ministry before entering nineteen years of managing long-term disability insurance. He has a Masters in Christian Education (M.A.) from Dallas Theological Seminary. He loves dating his wife and spending time with his two daughters and one son in-law. He follows the adventures of his two Labrador Retrievers, Bentley and Sadie. His secondary hobbies, besides writing, are riding his mountain bike and painting watercolors. You can read his weekly creative meditations on his writer’s blog at www.nelsonhaynes500words.com.