Lisa Sharon Harper – Freedom Roa‪d‬

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Today on The Pursuit: Lisa Sharon Harper

Lisa is a speaker, writer, and founder and president of Freedom Road, a consulting group that designs experiences that help groups do justice in just ways. Her activism has helped lead churches from Ferguson & Charlottesville to S. Africa, Brazil Australia & Ireland. You may have read her book: “The Very Good Gospel” or seen her writing on the Huffington Post, or Sojourners, or Relevant or Essence Magazine. 

Adam Taylor - Sojourners
Adam Taylor - Sojourners


Show notes:

Freedom Road: Freedom Road
The Very Good Gospel: Buy on Amazon
Lisa Sharon Harper on Instagram: @lisasharper
Lisa Sharon Harper on Twitter: @lisasharper
Podcast: For the Love with Jen Hatmaker: iTunes
Podcast: The New Activist: iTunes


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Richard Lee

Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the website.

Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)

Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.

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