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June 09, 2020

Bridge Ahead

Today on Perry and Shawna Mornings we look at how we can move forward through this season of great hurt, fear, and division in America.  First Grand Rapids native and comedian Michael Jr. talks about that terrifying moment in 1991 in Grand Rapids when a police officer unjustly put a gun to his head and cocked the trigger.  God diffused his anger and healed his heart in the moments right after that.  It’s a life lesson showing us the bridge ahead out of anger and hurt. 

Then find out why Shawna’s then 4 year old daughter Bryn said:  “If she can do it, so can I!”  It’s a conversation about how listening to God’s word and then obeying it, brings transformation to our world—teachers with students, parents with children, leaders with churches.  You and me, listening, obeying and bringing new life! 

Next Scott shares about a trip he’s looking forward to later this year.  If you want to get a sense of the love and fun we share on the morning team, this is a great moment to check out.  And finally, comedian Michael Jr. has what we think is a brilliant idea for moving ahead in America:  Off duty police officers breaking bread with black families.  Check it out and see what you think.


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Perry LaHaie

Perry LaHaie is a radio host, singer, and songwriter with a passion to see the Great Commission completed in our generation. He was born and raised in northern Michigan, earned a degree in communications, and later a graduate degree in cross-cultural communications. Music and ministry have taken him all over the world. He served at Family Life Radio before serving with Frontiers, a worldwide ministry to Muslims. Perry and his wife, Teresa, have two children, Kali and Taylor.


Shawna Beyer

Shawna Beyer has been a business owner, homeschool mom, church planter, project lead for a management consulting company, and church staff member. Born and raised in Southern California, she has been married for 25 years and is the mom of four. Shawna loves to help others discover a personal relationship with God that shapes how they think, feel, and live for Jesus daily. She loves being surrounded by her family and a good cup of coffee.

Perry and Shawna Mornings

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