Instead of timidly begging God to do something for us, perhaps we should begin to pray in the authority of Jesus—it’s a conversation about praying with the power and authority that Jesus has given us. Then, praying in the authority of Jesus has some baggage, we maybe think of cocky televangelists. So, a conversation about what is and what is not praying in the authority of Jesus.
Next, Perry gets raw about his struggle with depression by sharing what he journaled a couple weeks ago. Then, the Holy Spirit in you prays for you with wordless groans, especially when life’s a slog, to help you make it to the City of Light! Finally, prayer should be strategic, targeted. Look at how the enemy is trying to rip you off and rip off the people in your life, then pray the powerful word of God to demolish his attacks.
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.
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 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!