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Christian Author and Sexual Assault Survivor Lisa Harper Reveals What's Missing from #MeToo Movement

Tré Goins-Phillips : Oct 11, 2018 : Faithwire.com

"What your soul's really longing for isn't the answers, it's not even necessarily a punitive reckoning for the men who have been so abusive. What your soul's longing for is presence, it's the presence of God." -Lisa Harper

[Faithwire.com] Lisa Harper has built her career around ministering to women, guiding them through unimaginable circumstances and seemingly insurmountable pain. Now, in this #MeToo era, she sees herself as a "big sister" to those coming to terms with the sexual abuse they may have endured. (Photo: Lisa Harper and adopted daughter/Facebook/via Godvine)

Harper's story isn't clear cut and her journey to where she is today could never have predicted the success her ministry now boasts. As a young woman, she endured consistent sexual abuse, lived in a home with an absent father and was raped as a college student.

The well-known Christian author and speaker told Faithwire she "can identify with the heart cry" of the women speaking out about the abuse they've faced, adding her "heart breaks for women who are just beginning to deal with their own pain."

As the "big sister in the house," Harper cautioned the women coming forward in this season of reckoning from turning toward human repentance to "heal the deepest wounds in our soul"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here.

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