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Jonny Nelson

Jonny is the Founder and Executive Director at JSAW and has been working in action sports ministry since 2004. He loves to skateboard, snowboard, wakesurf, climb mountains and build stuff. He has a Bachelor’s in Youth Social Ministry and a Master's in Organizational Leadership from Crown College. Jonny is all about Jesus, non-profit leadership and making disciples in the world of action sports. Jonny is married to his beautiful wife Brittany who is an accomplished Fine Artist. They live in Minnetonka, Minnesota with their kids Oakley, Holden and Daisy.

Interested in having Jonny speak? 

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"Jonny is gospel-centered, authentic and challenging." 

Bill Kuhn, Chaplain of Crown College

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Speaking Topics
  • How to Share the Gospel

  • The Process of Making Disciples

  • Putting Faith into Action

Jonny will teach on basically anything in the Bible. He can jump into an existing teaching series, do a one off topic or build an entire series. He is passionate about the life of Jesus, missions, evangelism, disciple making, leadership and youth. 

Typical Speaker Fee

As a full time missionary, speaking and teaching is one way Jonny supports his family in ministry. If the typical speaker fee doesn't fit your budget, just ask and we'll work something out.



One day, 1 session: $500
One day, 2 sessions: $800
Two day, 2-3 sessions: $1000
Full Weekend conference: $1500

God’s Glory- Revelation 21:20-27
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