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Sister Interview: Lisa Whittle

Lisa Whittle is a woman who gets to the bottom of things quickly. She calls herself a bottom line person. So she tells it as she sees it, but always with a humble spirit. This combination of self disclosure with honest (and sometimes uncomfortable) truth makes her a voice worth listening to in this noisy world.

A mom of three, we cover Lisa’s latest adventures of moving, and then moving a year later back into the same house, feeding high school football players, holding to her own family’s plans loosely while trying to discern God’s voice and direction. You will be inspired as she talks about getting tired of her own comfort and pushing toward Jesus regardless of the cost, letting go of her own ideas of how his plan should go, and recognizing her change is sometimes God’s intended outcome. We hear about Lisa’s new book Put Your Warrior Boots On, what opening her home looks like now, and what she thinks it might look like in the future.

Lisa’s straight forward style seasoned with humor makes her both endearing and relatable. You won’t want to miss this conversation with a trusted sister. A great one to share with any woman who is tired of living a flat faith and is willing to put sensible, reasonable options aside in order to follow God to unexpected places even if it might seem crazy by the world’s standards.

To further connect with Lisa head over to her website or her new book’s site.

And of course click over to listen to Episode #74 with Lisa Whittle.

A few things you heard mentioned on the show:

Southwestern Seminary

The Power ofPraying For Your Adult Children by Stormie Omartian

Finding Your Family Mission on Lisa’s blog

Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd

Lisa’s book, I Want God: Forever Changed By The Revival of Your Soul, and her new book: Put Your Warrior Boots On: Walking Jesus Strong Once and For All

Tricia Goyer

Sit, Walk, Stand by Watchman Nee

Survivor

Here is the yummy, yummy veggie dip recipe Lisa told us about:
2/3 cup mayo (can be subbed for light)
2/3 cup sour cream (can be subbed for light)
1 T minced onion
1 T dry parsley
2 drops Tabasco
1 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
1 tsp. seasoned salt
1/2 tsp. accent (I know…bad, bad for you but makes a diff!)
1 tsp. dill weed
Mix together and refrigerate ahead of time. Triple if a crowd of 20.

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