Lisa Miller Autry gave her life to Jesus Christ in October 1988, accepted her call to ministry in October 1998, and was ordained as a minister in January 2004. Lisa has served in a wide range of leadership functions and mentoring roles at Christ Community, where her husband, Dr. Terrence Autry, is the Lead Pastor. She currently serves as the Co-Ministry Leader of Inspired Women in Community. Lisa preaches and teaches in churches and conferences nationally and abroad; was featured in Precious Times magazine, was a contributing devotional writer to Aspire: The New Women of Color Study Bible published by Zondervan, and was recognized as one of the “Dynamic Women of Dallas” in Modern Luxury Dallas magazine.
Lisa also has been extremely blessed by the Lord in her 30+ year banking career. She serves full-time as Senior Vice President/Dallas Market Manager for a $33 billion banking organization, leading a team of commercial bankers in providing financial services to businesses and non-profits in the Dallas Metroplex. She views her banking career as a ministry, and is passionate about serving co-workers and clients alike. Lisa also ran her own consulting practice, helping entrepreneurs and non-profits obtain bank financing. She is a native New Yorker who can be counted on to cut to the chase and tell you the truth.
Lisa’s educational background includes a Master’s degree in Cross-Cultural Ministries from Dallas Theological Seminary, an M.B.A. degree in Finance & Marketing from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and a B. A. degree in Economics from Brown University. She currently serves on the “Circle of Friends” Board for New Friends New Life, a Christian non-profit that helps women leave the degradation of the sex trade industry; and, on the Boards of Dallas Leadership Foundation and the Richardson Chamber of Commerce.
Lisa’s heartfelt passion and commitment are in helping individuals, businesses, and communities “get where they’re going” for the Glory of God. She desires that every person know the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, that they might fully experience His love, purpose, and power in their lives.