Missionary Profile


Lisa is currently living in Prescott raising funds to complete her appointment to Mission Door serving with Neighborhood Ministries (NM) in Phoenix.

Neighborhood Ministries ia a multi-faceted Christian outreach to inner-city peoples with the goal to break the cycle of generational poverty. Included training is to embroidery, silk-screen operation, woodworking and bicycle maintenance. It also conducts a thrift shop, medical clinic and soup kitchen.

Lisa’s roll with NM will be to mentor young women and develop connections between MN and Christian university students in Phoenix. She also will be partnering with Ben Joseph, another long-time Mission Door missionary supported by Solid Rock Christian Fellowship, ministering at Arizona State University.


FIELD

Lisa was appointed with Missions Door in March 2010. She serves Neighborhood Ministries in Phoenix, Arizona. Their mission is “to be the presence of Jesus Christ, sharing His life-transforming hope, love, and power among distressed families of urban Phoenix, to ignite their passion for God and His kingdom.”

Lisa disciples young women/teen moms along with supporting and developing the service learning program (in partnership with Campus Ambassadors).

FAITH

Lisa grew up in the church. At the age of 8 she put her trust in Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. While on a high school summer internship in Los Angeles, California God broke her heart for the urban poor and called her into full-time urban ministry.

While in college she served with Sunshine Gospel Ministries in Chicago, Illinois for four years. After graduating from Moody Bible Institute in 2000, she lived in Los Angeles for over six years. There she served among families currently or previously homeless through Central City Community Outreach. Lisa has also led teams and served internationally (Brasil, Africa, India, Bosnia, Mexico, Costa Rica, etc.).

FAMILY

Lisa has a strong Christian family living in Prescott, Arizona. She loves spending time with her eight nieces and nephews.

EDUCATION

B.A. in Urban Ministry from Moody Bible Institute