Lisa Bjornberg finds joy in being Chris's wife and the mother of their four children. She loved the years they had homeschooling, and is adjusting to her children becoming adults. Lisa loves to read, to sing, and to eat popcorn. She also loves to be active and outdoors. Her family has moved frequently, so she has come to recognize that life is a grand adventure and faith is essential. She is passionate about helping women tell their stories and recognize their innate value, which is why she loves being involved with Big Ocean Women.

Interfaith and International Prayer Vigil for Deborah

Big Ocean Women Cottage leader Fatima Njoku in Jos, Nigeria was appalled by the news she was hearing: On 12 May 2022 a Christian college student, Deborah Samuel, had been stoned and burned alive by radical Islamists for “committing blasphemy.” Then, Fatima explained, “they proceeded to start burning, looting, and attacking other Christians in the…

Cottage Report: An Easter Retreat for Teens in Nigeria

Over the Easter weekend, the 15th to the 17th of April 2022, the Jos, Nigeria cottage hosted a retreat for youth in their area, including orphans, displaced children, and some from under-privileged homes. They wanted to get teenagers together in an atmosphere where, cottage leader Fatima explained, they would feel free to “express themselves without…

Currents January 2022

January, the month named for the Roman god of beginnings, transitions, passages, and endings has us traditionally looking back in reflection and forward in hope. When we look back we can see the incredible obstacles that have been overcome, the relationships we have built, the good we have done, and also identify where we have…