Lisa and her husband David immigrated to Israel in 1974. They founded Beit Asaph Messianic congregation in Netanya in 1977 and were in leadership until 2011. She has one daughter and two granddaughters.
Lisa was the director of the Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies in Jerusalem from 2002–2007. She served on the faculty of the Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary from 2008–2013. She serves on several boards, including the Israeli Bible Society and Musalaha Reconciliation Ministries. She is the co–chair of the Lausanne Initiative for Reconciliation in Israel and Palestine and is a member of several ecumenical theological dialogue groups.
Lisa writes on reconciliation and related issues for various publications including Lausanne Occasional Papers, Another Voice, World Pulse and Mishkan. She and Salim Munayer, edited a book on the theology of the land – “The Land Cries Out,” (Wipf and Stock: 2011) and they co–authored “Through My Enemy’s Eyes,” (Paternoster: 2014).