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Out of the Ordinary

Mar 30, 2022

Key Conversation Points:

  • The Bible says humans plan their course but God directs their paths.
  • We as a people believe in needing to be rescued, even though it's utterly vulnerable and uncomfortable. 
  • C.S. Lewis writes in Mere Christianity, "Hope is one of the theological virtues...hope is not a form of wishful...

Mar 23, 2022

Key Conversation Points:

  • This is a golden nugget from our podcast vault of precious and timeless truths from Lisa Jo's daughter, Zoe, when she was nine. Listen as they delve through winter, waiting and hope.  
  • Straight up ugly is Zoe's favorite. Do you see the beauty in the dead of winter too? Even with everything...

Mar 16, 2022

Key Conversation Points:

  • The ordinary moments anchor us and connect us across neighborhoods, states, countries and oceans....even for Lisa-Jo's friend in Ukraine.
  • Lisa-Jo graciously reminds us that acts of extraordinary courage are getting up and advocating for our kids, sick spouse or family abroad or taking time to...

Mar 9, 2022

Key Conversation Points:

  • When we are confronted with real world darkness, what do we do? 
  • We don't have to create art that will hang in a museum.  Lisa-Jo states that, "Art can be a crossing guard, doctor, chef, writer, mom raising humans or a grandpa tending to his friends at the nursing home. It is art because we...

Mar 2, 2022

Key Conversation Points:

  • How can we enlarge ourselves for someone else's story? 
  • What does it mean to embrace the ordinary smallness because therein lies the glory, the DNA, of Christ.  Lisa-Jo's intimate perspective on Ukraine is so vital to understand right now. Learn from her memories and experience. 
  • Where Lisa-Jo...