LisaCopen is the founder of Rest Ministries, the largest Christian
organization that specifically serves the chronically ill, www.restministries.org . She has
authored eight books, including resources for over 300 HopeKeepers groups, a small
group program of Rest Ministries. As editor of
HopeKeepers Magazine, founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness
Week www.invisibleillnessweek.com, and host of Hope Endures radio program, Lisa seeks to encourage
churches to increase an outreach to the chronically ill nearly 1 in 2 people in
Lisa is a popular author and speaker who has been
on national radio programs. She enjoys following her passions which include other
businesses she has began including ScrapbookMyAdoption.com , Illness Twitters www.illnesstwitters.ning.com and
Book Marketing Tips at youcansellmorebooks.com .
resides in San Diego with her husband and 6-year-old son, and has lived with
degenerative rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 1993.