Tom Nelson serves as the president of Made to Flourish and is the author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, Five Smooth Stones: Discovering the Path to Wholeness of Soul, Ekklesia: Rediscovering God’s Design for the Church, and The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community’s Compassion and Capacity. Tom is a regular speaker and facilitator on faith, work, and economics.
He is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network. He graduated with a master’s of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and received his doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Tom and his wife, Liz, have two grown children and reside in Leawood, Kansas.
Resources by Tom Nelson
- A full-brain faith: Neuroscience and spiritual growth
- 5 ways to make the most of unemployment
- Pursuing pastoral health in the middle of a crisis
- How to pray when you hate your job
- Should Christians build wealth or avoid it?
- Bringing it together: How work and worship intertwine
- Here to serve the church: A conversation with Susie Rowan
- What Does the Christian Faith Say About Faith and Economics?
- Faithfulness & Fruitfulness in Faith and Work
- Discipleship with Monday in Mind at The Gospel Coalition
- Compassion & Capacity: How do we Love our Neighbor?
- The Perilous Sunday to Monday Gap
- Profits and an “Economy of Mutuality”
- Tom Nelson Interviewed on iWork4Him Radio and Podcast
- Neighborly Love
- The Best Workers Make the Best Neighbors
- Love and Generosity
- Love and the Common Good
- Love and Fruitfulness
- Love Thy Neighbor
- It’s More Than Compassion: From Contribution to Collaboration
- Closing the Sunday to Monday Gap: Teaching the Theology of Faith and Work
- Is The Sunday To Monday Gap More Perilous Than We Think?
- About Made to Flourish – A letter from Tom Nelson
- Tom Nelson: Being a Faithful Pastor
- The Church for Vocational Discipleship
- The Hidden Years of Jesus
- Liturgy that Affirms Work
- Beginning with Vocation
- Who’s Serving Whom?
- Reframing Pastoral Work
- Work Matters