One Thousand Wells is captivatingly honest...Nardella’s story lights the path for a generation of disillusioned Christians sifting through tough questions about selfless love and unbounded faith in a world of heightened individualism.
— Publishers Weekly


"Very few people can write a book about how they have already changed the world before they're even thirty. Jena is one of those rare gifts..."                                       - Kathie Lee Gifford, Today


"In an astonishingly honest voice, Jena Lee Nardella reflects on the questions we ask ourselves when the odds are overwhelmingly against us - why hope that seems foolish is still necessary."                                                     - Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club


"A delightful read that shows what can happen when you love others with your whole life, pursue passion with reckless abandon, and allow yourself to be changed along the way."                            - Gary Haugen, president & CEO of International Justice Mission


"This is a story of idealism maturing, step by step, into lasting love - and it's a story every idealist, and every almost-cynic, must read."            - Andy Crouch, executive editor, Christianity Today


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With a fresh, intelligent, and winsome voice, Jena Lee Nardella weaves an evocative personal narrative filled with honest and hard-won lessons that demonstrate the amazing things that can happen when you fight for your dreams.