The Miracle of Mercy Author:Lisa Harper As the director of Women's Outreach at Focus on the Family, Lisa recognized "the deep need for women of all ages to be encouraged and equipped ion their faith, and to hear a clear presentation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ." In order to help meet those needs, Lisa presented her dream and vision for a national women's conference to Dr. Dobson - ... more »and with his approval and Lisa's direction, Renewing the Heart became a reality! Over 19,000 women attended the first Renewing the Heart conference in September 1997 and almost 200,000 women attended the conferences that followed.
As a result of her ministry at Renewing the Heart events, and the connection her stories ? through teaching and writing ? have had with so many thousands of women, Lisa is now a sought after speaker at women?s retreats, conferences and other events around the country. She is known for her authenticity, humorous anecdotes, and compelling ability to teach and apply deep Biblical truths. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee where she serves as director of Women?s Ministries at Christ Presbyterian Church and where she enrolled in seminary, actively pursuing a Masters of Divinity.
Lisa?s new book, Relentless Love (July 2002, with Howard Publishing,) came out recently to great reviews, much like her 2001 release, Every Woman?s Hope. She?s also co-authored to other books, May Bell?s Daughter (with Eva Whittington Self) and Renewed Hearts, Changed Lives (with Focus on the Family); in addition, Lisa contributed to Experiencing Goss in Worship and The Dance of Heaven. She was also the executive producer on two Renewing Hearts Live albums (Sparrow Records), which generated several #1 Christian radio singles. The first recording won the Dove Awards for Praise and Worship Album of the Year.« less