Nathan Albert is a professional actor turned ordained pastor, reluctant blogger turned author, performer turned preacher, and extroverted talker turned storyteller. He is the author of the viral blog post, I Hugged a Man in His Underwear which was the impetus for his book, Embracing Love: My Journey to Hugging a Man in his Underwear. He has worked in youth ministry in Rhode Island, college ministry in Chicago, and as the Director of Pastoral Care with The Marin Foundation. Nathan earned a Master of Divinity from North Park Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre Performance from Rockford College. Nathan, along with his wife Kate and son Foster, currently reside in Rhode Island. You can find more of his work and writings online at nathanalbert.com.