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Laura Lapins Willis

Author of
       Sharing Food, Discovering Grace

     Finding God in a Bag of Groceries 

About Laura

Laura Lapins Willis has been observing people and writing about them since she was 8 years old. Passionate about community, Laura has decades of experience in the nonprofit sector where she has managed, led, and inspired others to work for the common good.


She is the author of the award-winning "Finding God in a Bag of Groceries" (Abingdon, 2013), a memoir about her faith while working at an outreach ministry in rural Appalachia. 

Laura's creative endeavors now are focused on cooking, painting, and gardening. You can find her latest on Instagram at @maker_baker_writer_cook or by clicking on the IG link below.

What others say about her book . . .

Other Projects

This is a wonderful account of God's attractiveness and goodness communicated through

God's children.

I was deeply moved and

I think many others will be too.


Nobel Peace Prize Winner & Archbishop of Cape Town

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