Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson is Focus on the Family’s Director of Young Adults, and the manager of Boundless, Focus’ ministry for helping 20- and 30-somethings grow up, own their faith, date with purpose and prepare for marriage and family. She hosts The Boundless Show, a national radio program and weekly podcast, where she leads discussions on timely issues and interviews authors, artists and other newsmakers. Lisa is the author of The Dating Manifesto: A Drama-Free Plan for Pursuing Marriage With Purpose. She grew up in San Jose, California, is a graduate of Trinity International University in Chicago, and worked in media relations for much of her career before joining Boundless.

Applying Your Faith to the 2020 Election

Applying Your Faith to the 2020 Election

John Stonestreet and Lisa Anderson explore common reasons why many people are uncertain, concerned, or apathetic about voting in the upcoming election, and encourage Christian listeners to meet their civic responsibility and vote in support of their faith-driven values.

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Preparing to Care for Aging Loved Ones (Part 2 of 2)

As they discuss their personal journeys in caring for aging family members, Michele Howe and Lisa Anderson offer insights on many aspects of caregiving, including the difficulties of role-reversal in caring for an aging parent, differing expectations among siblings, the impact on marriage and the single person, the importance of community, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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Preparing to Care for Aging Loved Ones (Part 1 of 2)

As they discuss their personal journeys in caring for aging family members, Michele Howe and Lisa Anderson offer insights on many aspects of caregiving, including the difficulties of role-reversal in caring for an aging parent, differing expectations among siblings, the impact on marriage and the single person, the importance of community, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

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Caring for Aging Loved Ones Is About Showing Up

My caregiving season was unspeakably hard, but so worth it. I’m a changed person. I have memories with Mom I’ll never forget. I learned lessons I would not have learned otherwise. I have no regrets.

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Cultivating a Healthy Life as a Single (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Tony Evans and Lisa Anderson describe how single adults can live full and complete lives. (Part 2 of 2)

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Cultivating a Healthy Life as a Single (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Tony Evans and Lisa Anderson describe how single adults can live full and complete lives. (Part 1 of 2)

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Finding Family as a Single Adult

Boundless host Lisa Anderson discusses the frustration and loneliness many single adults experience, and the comfort and contentment that can be found in a relationship with God. She also encourages singles to find community with other singles, and challenges married couples to engage with and include singles in family activities. 

How to Recognize the Challenges of Your Unmarried Friends

Many married couples never think about what single people navigate in a society that celebrates “couplehood.” But there are tangible, helpful ways to encourage single friends and family members.

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The Value of Women Mentoring Women

Dr. Joneal Kirby and several Focus on the Family female staff members discuss the life-changing benefits a young Christian woman can experience when she is mentored and discipled by an older woman of faith.

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Loving Someone With Alzheimer’s (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lisa Anderson discuss the challenges families face when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Our guests offer encouragement to caregivers and practical suggestions for showing love and support to someone with diminishing mental capabilities. (Part 2 of 2)

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Loving Someone With Alzheimer’s (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lisa Anderson discuss the challenges families face when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Our guests offer encouragement to caregivers and practical suggestions for showing love and support to someone with diminishing mental capabilities. (Part 1 of 2)

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Four Ways to Care for Caregivers

Caregivers are like anyone else: We hate asking for help or encouragement. But we really need it.

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Caregiving Isn’t for Sissies

Caregiving – whether for the elderly, ill or someone with special needs – is a largely thankless job. Don’t try to handle it alone.

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Caring for Aging Loved Ones is a Community Project

Whether you give time, resources or acts of service, give it knowing that you are breathing life into someone who may be barely hanging on.

A Guy’s Guide to a Successful First Date

Can you navigate the first date without freaking out or freezing up? It is actually possible to relax, be yourself and have a good time? It is, and here are a few principles for helping that happen.

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Finding Your Lifelong Love

Pastor Dan Chun and Boundless’ Lisa Anderson discuss some of the most important qualities singles should look for in a potential spouse.

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Answering Questions Single Adults Ask (Part 1 of 2)

Lisa Anderson, the director of Boundless and young adults at Focus on the Family, offers hope, encouragement and advice for singles, particularly those who are 30 and older. (Part 1 of 2)

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