Lisa's church

Cressona, Pennsylvania 17929
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About Lisa
  • Education: B.F.A Communication Design, Kutztown University of PA Graduate student, Masters of Arts in Religion, Evangelical Theological Seminary, Meyerstown, PA (
  • Experience: Church Lay-Leadership including Bibles Studies, Adult Sunday School, Women’s Ministry, small groups, VBS, and other committees. Author of two epublications (ethoughts weekly and Spiritual ethoughts Monthly.) Founder of wit4life, an endeavor to communicate vital ideas to the world. (
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Drop me a line if anything has helped you. God Bless!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Forgiveness Workshop
  • One of my favorite illustrations: A little girl once commented saying, "Isn’t Jesus, just God with skin on?"
  • Family: Happily married with two amazing young children.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Sermons? What sermons?
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Sermons, what, those things?
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: (I don’t preach)
  • Books that have had an impact: Anything I’ve read by C.S. Lewis books, Francis Schaeffer, How Shall we Then Live?, Leanne Payne, Real Presence...
  • Hobbies: Writing, reading, learning, photography, enjoying the outdoors...the list goes on and on.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: CS Lewis once said, "If you think you aren’t conceited, it means you are very much indeed."
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Something funny is always happening, but I don’t preach.
  • What I want on my tombstone: 1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. Ps 115:1
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Newest Sermons

  • Backwash In The Living Water

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Excerpt from upcoming book - Explores briefly two faulty ways we try to evangelize

    September 2006 The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book - I Love You, in Theory: The misadventure of Christian Grace - This "work in progress" maybe contain typos and other rough spots, but I hope you enjoy it. Lisa Backwash in the living water When Jesus engaged the more

  • Elijah: The Power Of God

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Article written for wit4life ministries. When we look for Him God’s pwoer will awe us!

    August 2006 Deuteronomy 4:35 “You were shown these things so that you might know that the Lord is God; besides him there is no other.” This was the first verse on the first day Vacation Bible School lesson. I taught this lesson in Trinidad. I learned it too, right along with the kids, but in more

  • God Wants Rookies

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    God uses "rookies". It is more important to be available for God use than to have the abilities to do it. (article)

    God wants Rookies By Lisa How often do you compare yourself to others? When was the last time you stopped short of doing something because you doubted your abilities? It seems instinctive to compare our selves to others. But when we do, often we feel we don’t measure up. more

  • Incarnational Reality

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    In December we celebration The Incarnation, but do we live as though we are incarnated with God Himself? The Holy Spirit abides in us. This article discusses three points regarding the Spirit of God in Believers. (from author and founder of

    Since embarking on my ten-week series teaching on the Holy Spirit of God three points cry out for attention as we approach Christmas Day: 1) As believers in the atoning work of Jesus the Messiah we are reconciled to God and He is untied to us within our being. Leanne Payne referred to this more

  • The Right To Be Right

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 12 ratings

    Our lives are mostly composed of our interpersonal relations, so being right is hardly a right at all. Mainly we mortgage our integrity and goodness when we assert our rightness. (Article from

    As a foundation let us read and absorb Galatians 5:13-25 For you are called to freedom, brothers; only don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love. For the entire law is fulfilled in one statement: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. But if more

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  • One Particular Unique Feature Really Stood Out To ...

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006

    One particular unique feature really stood out to me. Overlooking the shore, along the Promenade sit park benches. They dot the whole stretch. They have various inscriptions on them primarily dedicated in memory of loved ones. Like inert sentinels they seem to be they rest there, unmoved, looking more

  • Gordon Brightened As He Figured Out The Dilemma ...

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006

    Gordon brightened as he figured out the dilemma and responded, “I answered who am I, but I should have said, ‘For a living I defend profitable corporations from schemers trying to get rich with frivolous lawsuits’.” Gordon chuckled and gave a big toothy grin to his classmates. “Go ahead, hate more

  • Recently, I Have Starting Reliving The Early-90s! ...

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2005

    Recently, I have starting reliving the early-90s! It was bygone time of discovery and mayhem. An acquaintance (a friend of a friend) from that era still sends an update newsletter on rare occasion. I find this correspondence very amusing because the “news” is laden with a string of accomplishments more

  • My Son Nathan Is Autistic, So He Struggles ...

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    My son Nathan is autistic, so he struggles everyday with many things most of us take for granted. We, as his family, struggle too along with him. Things like speaking, a change in his environment, certain sounds, interruptions in his plans or routine and a host of other things often cause him great more

  • I Came Across A Finding While Doing A Bit Of ...

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2005
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    I came across a finding while doing a bit of research about the universe. Scientists have theories that currently offer three possible shapes to the universe. The universe is defined in this case as “everything that exists.” The possible shapes are 1) a sphere 2) a flat “plane” 3) a saddle shape. I more