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Perry and Shawna Mornings

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December 14, 2023

Wasting Time With Jesus

What prayer practices are fueling your impact?  That’s the question that was asked of leaders around the world and on this podcast we find out  common threads that surfaced that will help us grow deep and go deep in prayer.

Ryan Skoog joins us to talk about a new book he’s co-authored with Peter Greer and Cameron Doolittle, Lead with Prayer.  Ryan is an entrepreneur starting Fly for Good, Volunteer Card, Yonder Travel Insurance, and the nonprofit which helps people do tough things to help people in tough places around the world.

Ryan shares that across the board the powerful prayer life of leaders internationally begins with friendship first; wasting time with Jesus like you waste time with a good friend. Being together.

Also, praying through hard times, then being intentional about every day prayer, next asking God what’s on His heart, and last the power of praying generational prayers – prayers that we may not see answered in our lifetime but that bless those who will come after us.

Prayer works! Prayer changes things. Let’s lead with prayer!


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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.


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

The Perry and Shawna Podcast: Real life conversations reminding you that you’re Abba’s child and that you’re blessed to be a blessing and loved to share Jesus’ love.