He can't become a priest in the Jerusalem temple like his father Eli.
Then Nathan experiences a series of dynamic encounters with Jesus:
On a crowded Judean hillside.
At a crucifixion outside the gates of Jerusalem.
In a silent garden at midnight.
On a bright mountain top.
Life for Nathan and his family takes a dangerous and exciting new direction:
They sneak quietly out of Jerusalem during the night.
Nathan confronts a band of robbers on the road as they flee.
Nathan and Eli speak in synagogues about the torn temple curtain.
The children encounter escaped bears in the Antioch marketplace.
They assist merchants in the chaos created by the bears.
Nathan helps Paul and Barnabas share the good news in Antioch.
Jesus transforms their lives.