Author: Lynn Hare

Today, a word from my good friend, Austin McRobbie: We all have a purpose to live – but sometimes it’s hard to know the way. My wife and I moved to Portland five years ago, filled with hopes and dreams but little direction. I often felt discouraged and lost in this big life transition. But […]

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The theme for the Oregon Christian Writers Spring Conference in Eugene this year: “Unwrapping Your Bigger Story!”– How do we frame unfulfilled prophecy in terms of stewarding what God calls “imminent” when it seems like we’re going into overtime? I had unmet financial goals, and wondered when God was going to come through for my […]

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I bounced up to the podium in the conference room at last week’s Toastmasters meeting. “Get lost!” I announced. “I hope you get lost.” I launched into a story about getting lost in a corn maze at a pumpkin patch in October. I delivered the speech, leaning into lyric poetry, sure I was on a roll. “The […]

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Friend, are you wrestling with regret, guilt, or shame? Could you use a lap or two in God’s pool of irrational, irrevocable, irreversible grace? Thursday, November 29, my interview on Cheryl Thomas’ talk show God Encounters was aired and I was excited to pray for waves of Christ-love to shift atmospheres.  Watch the 30-minute YouTube […]

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Not long ago, I ran across this five-year-old Jewish kid sporting grass-stained denim carpenter’s overalls and a grape juice moustache. All I really need to know about how to live I learned from Jesus in kindergarten. Wisdom is not at the top of a mountain But on the playground In a pile of wood chips […]

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“Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love” (1 John 4:8). A couple of weekends ago, sun blazing in the blue sky overhead, my 24-year-old daughter, Emily, five-year-old grandson, Logan, his two-year-old sister, Paige, and I set out for Sauvie’s Island Pumpkin Patch to make a memory. Rosy images of […]

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Join us for the third October Spiritual Quotient workshop on Wednesday October 24!   “I want to express my gratitude and thanks to Lynn Hare for the recent Holy Spirit classes that I attended. It’s been life-changing for me. I’m so excited to report that through that process, I’ve been relieved of the oppression of […]

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One Sunday morning, at church, I danced and twirled and worshiped, filled with childlike Jesus-joy. But when the music ended and the speaker began, inwardly, I groaned. I loved the speaker but wanted my own chance to be up there on the platform.  Compared to their enormous following, mine was teensy. I wanted to be HEARD.  […]

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Are you looking for tips and tools to multiply your power as an influencer in your world? Are you ready for fresh ideas to spark more effective networking? Register for the 3 upcoming October Spiritual Quotient workshops! Workshop #1  Empowerment    October 10, 2018 – Spiritual Quotient – What Is It? Why Is It the Ultimate […]

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When my husband, Tim, arrived at the office on a recent Monday morning, shattered glass in the door shouted, “Break-in!” His heart pounded. Once inside, Tim found that a new computer monitor and tools had gone missing. The cabinet that housed company checks was broken, and 100 checks were gone. Tim said, ​“That afternoon, a forensics expert […]

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