Lisa Harper is the former director of Women's Outreach for Focus on the Family, and was the creator and driving force behind the organization's Renewing the Heart Conferences, which ministered to more than 200,000 women between 1997 and 1999. As a result of her ministry at Renewing the Heart events, Lisa is now a sought after speaker at women's retreats, conferences and other events around the country. Lisa's books,
Praise for Untamed
"This book is an invitation you'll want to accept. Lisa
Harper invites you to meet the Jesus she knows--and just as those
who encountered Jesus centuries ago, you'll never be the same."
--Max Lucado, New York Times best-selling author "What an
outrageous, uproarious, unexpected approach to Jesus. It made me
laugh out loud and want to fling myself more wholeheartedly into my
faith. Lisa's stories smack with humanity, and her insights burst
open with divinity. What a wild combination! What an untamed
adventure!" --Patsy Clairmont, author of Kaleidoscope
"One of the things I love about Lisa Harper is her uncanny ability to teach us something and we don't even realize we are learning. As she takes the stories of her everyday life and weaves them into stories found throughout the Bible, I find myself drawn in. First, because she is real and honest about her own life and struggles. Second, because she reminds us that those great patrons of our faith found in the pages of God's Word had issues too. Lots of them. Most important, she offers hope--hope from her own journey and hope from God's promises." --Sandi Patty, Grammy award-winning vocalist "Lisa Harper is a wonderful storyteller, a brilliant scholar, and a dear friend. In this new book she challenges us with a picture of Christ that shows He is both fierce and fearless in His love. If you long for freedom and safety in Christ's arms, read on."--Sheila Walsh, author of Beautiful Things Happen When a Woman Trusts God "Here's what I like about this book: two stories intertwine--the author's story of her relationship with the Savior and how He brought her to freedom in Himself and the Savior's story of His incomparable attributes as He manifests them repeatedly in Lisa's life. By inference, we who know Christ personally have that same opportunity and privilege of seeing these attributes at work in our own lives. Lisa reminds us to stop, take notice, and give thanks for the fact that the Son has set us free so we are free indeed. Now, all we have to do is believe it...and enjoy it." --Luci Swindoll, Women of Faith speaker and author "Lisa Harper knocks me out! Untamed invites me to experience the wild side of Jesus without losing the gentle side of Jesus. The book's wonderfully balanced perspective motivates me to pursue Him with new vigor." --Marilyn Meberg, Women of Faith speaker and author of Tell Me Everything
"Rarely does a book merit the descriptions 'transformative' and 'mind-altering, ' but Lisa Harper earned both with Untamed. I was at once unsettled by her challenges to my mental images of Jesus and reminded that, while He walked this earth, He was both completely of this world and wholly otherworldly. Lisa Harper's writing invites you to view Jesus in a dangerously daring and honest way by placing spiritual 3-D glasses on your mind and heart."
--Anita Renfroe, comedian and author
Praise for A Perfect Mess "Lisa Harper knows life. And she knows God's Word. I love how she intertwines the two, bringing hope to the hopeless and help to everyone who's ever felt like a perfect mess. With fresh insight and poignant stories, Lisa reveals a God who brings order out of chaos with just a word...even the chaos of our lives." --Joanna Weaver, author of Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World