Rev. Dr. Sheldon Nix is a native of Wilmington, Delaware. He earned a B.A. from Princeton University, a Masters of Social Work from Hunter College School of Social Work in New York City, and earned the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. He has also received extensive training in personal and executive coaching from Coach University and the CoachVille Graduate School of Coaching.
Dr. Nix is Senior Pastor of Life Worth Living Fellowship in Delaware and is also host of A Life Worth Living television show that broadcasts on Sundays on Comcast Channel 28 (10:00 a.m.) and Comcast channel 73 (6:00 – 7:00 p.m.).
In addition to his work at Life Worth Living, Dr. Nix is the Founder of Project Manhood, a program that coaches men and boys in five key areas of building an effective life.
Dr. Nix has led many intensive men’s groups and men’s retreats. For the last 8 years, he has also served as President of Nonprofit Development Institute in Wilmington, DE, an organization that offers numerous social service programs for youth and families in Delaware and New Jersey. He has consulted with nonprofit organizations around the country on strategic planning, program design, business development, and staff development.
For 15 years Dr. Nix was a professor of counseling at Eastern University in St. Davids, PA, and, during that time, chaired the Department of Counseling and served as a college psychologist.
Dr. Nix has led two national programs. He was the National Director of Black Campus Ministries with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, helping to develop programs to black college students around the country.
Dr. Nix has extensive experience in assisting faith-based and community organizations to improve their long-term capabilities to meet the needs of the communities they serve. In particular, Dr. Nix has successfully worked hand-in-hand with churches to position them to more effectively and efficiently serve the people in their congregations and communities they serve. His expertise in identifying best practices through systems he has developed is sought by many organizations around the country. His skills in strategic planning, program development, needs assessments, business management, leadership development, program evaluation, and other areas crucial to organizational advancement have enabled many churches around the nation to grow and excel in community service.
Dr. Nix is the author of two published books, Let the Journey Degin: A Comprehensive Curriculum for Leading African American Boys Down the Road to Manhood and Becoming Effective Fathers and Mentors: A Guide to Prepare Men for the Task of Mentoring and Fathering African American Boys.
He has authored an unpublished book entitled “Understanding Human Character: A Christian Integrative Guide to Human Personality,” and is currently co-authoring a book with Dr. Randolph Walters of Eastern University entitled Why Christians Get Stuck: Understanding and Changing Stubborn Personality Problems.
Dr. Nix is thoroughly and happily married to Jacqueline Greenidge Nix, M.B.A., and has 3 great daughters.