Biography -
Norm Nelson

Biography -
Cher Nelson

Cher Nelson was born a 'preacher's kid', growing up from coast to coast, as her father started new churches for a national denomination.

She accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of three and committed her life to full-time service at a high school camp when she was 16.  She has been serving the Lord in a variety of capacities ever since.

Cher holds a Masters Degree in Christian Counseling, is ordained, is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and a Licensed Temperament Therapist.  She is a Professional Clinical Member of the National Christian Counselors Association, and a Charter Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.  For 20 years she has concentrated her counseling on Junior High, Senior High, and College age young adults and family related issues, both counseling and teaching communication techniques.   Her method is based on teaching Biblical life skills to be applied to solving individual problems.

She is a speaker on the nationally syndicated radio program, Good News You Can Use, and is Creative Projects Director for Touchstone Ministries and Compassion Radio.

After Years of performing on network television, Cher has traveled for many years speaking - to High School and College audiences on Biblical Self-Image; to Women's groups on Self-Acceptance; and, to TV audiences on related subjects.

Sharing the WordShe has been an international seminar leader, teaching on Performance Techniques, Personal Relationships and Motivation.  She has also had the opportunity to host a talk show and appear in 2 Christian films.

She has traveled extensively throughout the world spreading the Gospel through the medium of music.   She has co-written two children's musicals, Enchanted Journey, and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, which was nominated for a Dove Award for 'Best Children's Musical of the Year.'  She has recorded an album of her own poetry, entitled Sometimes I Have Doubts.

Cher and her husband, Dr. Norm Nelson, have six children by birth and six "by love" (two sons- and four daughters-in-law), 7 granddaughters, 5 grandsons, and live in Southern California.