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SBC DIGEST: Baptist assoc. emphasis: new name, dates; Lisa Harper shares 'unlikely joy' in study of JobIn today's SBC Digest: Baptist associational emphasis has new name and dates on the SBC calendar; Lisa Harper shares "unlikely joy" in new LifeWay study of Job. Read More
Hardship can foster joy, Harper tells ministers' wivesDALLAS (BP) -- Even when his life was falling apart, Job clung tenaciously to the truth that God is good, Lisa Harper told a sold-out crowd of 1,200 ministers' wives at the 2018 Ministers' Wives Luncheon on June 12.
The theme of joy, in fact, is all through the Old Testament book, but "you have to get to the pit to get there," said Harper, a popular speaker and author of "Job: An Unlikely Story of Joy" and "The Sacrament of Happy."
Harper, who spoke at the gathering in Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, also is mom to Melissa (Missy) Price Harper, whom she adopted from Haiti in 2014. Read More
Pastors' wives speakers address ministry challengesDALLAS (BP) -- Amid growing awareness of difficulties women often face in ministry, speakers at the 2018 Pastors' Wives Conference reminded the audience they are God's "beloved" amid ministry that can be both "brutal and beautiful."
Calling this week a "momentous convention," Lisa Harper urged ministers' wives to "stand, even when expected to sit, with strong conviction and soft hearts."
"Misogyny or not, we all have to go back to what it means to be beloved," said Harper, a popular speaker and author of "The Sacrament of Happy" and "Job: An Unlikely Story of Joy." Harper is also mom to Missy, whom she adopted from Haiti in 2014. Read More