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March 25, 2022

My Life is NOT What I Dreamed

Maybe life has just not turned out the way you dreamed. Elizabeth Woodson, disciple-maker, theologian and author of Embrace Your Life: How to Find Joy When the Life You Have is Not the Life You Hoped For joins the team to share her hard-won wisdom. First, the moment Elizabeth knew God loved her. Then, don’t stuff your grief, lament! Next, it’s ok to not be ok. Then, when you don’t have the answers, remember what you do know. Next, how to choose joy when life is hard. Then, what not to say to a hurting friend. Next, hardship is good?? Then, longing to be married and losing her grandma gave birth to Embrace Your Life. Next, THE reason you can hope when you feel you’ve lost it. Finally, if you’re staggered by loss, a living word of God for you.

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Perry LaHaie

Perry LaHaie's passion is to know Jesus and make Him known. “I’m all in with Jesus but not all put together. I need Jesus right now as much as I did when I first started following Him!” Perry says. In addition to co-hosting Perry and Shawna Mornings, Perry is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, and advocate for those who haven’t yet heard the gospel, especially those in the Muslim world. Born and raised in northern Michigan, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a graduate degree in Cross- cultural Communications. Perry also serves with Frontiers, a worldwide ministry to Muslims. Perry and his bride, Teresa, call Holland, Michigan home. They have two adult children, Kali and Taylor, and Taylor’s bride, Bri.

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Shawna Beyer

Shawna Beyer has a way of telling stories that create personal connection— to her, to one another, and to God. She has been a homeschool mom, church planter, project lead for a consulting company, and church staff member. Though she’s been involved in ministry with her husband (Dan) in Iowa, Arizona, and now Michigan, she was born and raised in Southern California and as they say, “You can take the girl out of California . . .” She is mom to four grown kids (Bryn, Drayson, Eden, and Haven) who no longer need her but humor her anyway. Shawna is passionate about the rhythms we weave into the fabric of our lives to fall more in love with God each day. Healthy foods are her go-to, but she will abandon that whole track in a heartbeat for a homemade cinnamon roll like Grandma used to make.

Perry and Shawna Mornings

Perry and Shawna Mornings helps start your day with heart-to-heart conversations, compelling guests, and songs reminding you that you are Abba’s child! You have been blessed to be a blessing, and you have been loved to share Jesus’ love!