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Lisa Mattackal

Lisa Mattackal

Lisa is a 20-something millennial discovering how to glorify God in all aspects of life. Despite being a "recovering introvert," she's always up for coffee and good conversation. She works as a journalist in Bangalore, India.

Articles by Lisa Mattackal

You are creation’s crowning glory

You are creation’s crowning glory

January 6, 2021  - By Lisa Mattackal

More than the trillions of stars or the beauties of the most majestic landscapes, it’s us in whom God has chosen to fully reflect Himself

Salt and light

Salt and light

November 27, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

As Christians, we cannot “fix” the earthly kingdom, but we cannot close our eyes and sing hymns while it burns down either. What do we do?

Good grief is what we need

Good grief is what we need

October 21, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

Feeling guilty over past sin is one thing; sorrow, as God intends it, is something else altogether. The latter helps us bear fruit

Reading the news to the glory of God

Reading the news to the glory of God

September 13, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

The news cycle today can be fairly exhausting. Find out how to stay informed and engaged without getting overwhelmed by the state of the world today

The beauty of a hidden life

The beauty of a hidden life

August 26, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

The kingdom of God is built by widows and philanthropists, crusade-leading preachers and pastors of tiny congregations. You may never know how He used you

Loving a hard-to-love church

Loving a hard-to-love church

June 21, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

What do you do when the body of Christ is nothing like Scripture’s portrayal of His beautiful bride? Expectation, meet reality

It takes grace to be served

It takes grace to be served

May 1, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

Pride, masked as self reliance, is powerful, but Christ's church is built on mutual service. Did you know refusing to let others help us deprives them too?

Love in the time of social distancing

Love in the time of social distancing

April 1, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

In small, seemingly insignificant ways, believers can continue to show the world Christ’s love during these hours of desperate need

How to develop spiritual discipline

How to develop spiritual discipline

January 15, 2020  - By Lisa Mattackal

Our constant failure to meet spiritual goals can make us want to give up. But perseverance will lead to life-giving habits that help us grow in God’s grace

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