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Lisa Sharon Harper: My Spirituality Is Only As Powerful As I Allow It To Engage With the World Around Me

Last updated on 08/12/2022

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From Ferguson to New York, and from Germany and South Africa to Australia and Brazil, Lisa Sharon Harper leads trainings that increase clergy and community leaders’ capacity to organize people of faith toward a just world. A prolific speaker, writer and activist, Ms. Harper is the founder and president of, a consulting group dedicated to shrinking the narrative gap in our nation by designing forums and experiences that bring common understanding, common commitment and common action.

Show notes

  • Lisa’s Podcast about social justice and activism
  • Milk, donuts and the first prayer at night in the middle of the Pine Barrens
  • Deepening of the kindled interest through studies and culture
  • Concept of religious conviction
  • Lisa’s take on slavery references in the Bible
  • Retracing Cherokee Trail of Tears and seeking understanding in the Bible
  • From the mind to the heart and how spirituality is only as powerful as you allow it to engage with the world around you
  • Hearing the soul’s cry, dangers of defining people, the need for silence as a space where one can here God’s voice
  • The empires of lies and the need of identifying the Truth to change them
  • The idea of the fists and the heads
  • Political activism, confrontation as spiritual act of worship
  • Global awakening and the age of transition
  • Lisa’s books, podcast, consulting group Freedom Road

Ms. Harper authored 5 books. You can find out more about her work by visiting

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