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Josie Riso

I was born and raised in Brussels, Belgium in a Christian home. My dad was the Lead Pastor of our church, and both my parents invested a lot of their time into bringing me up in the ways of the Lord.

cared for me and that He had a purpose for my life. I decided to place my trust in the finished work of Jesus Christ, and on that day, I received the gift of grace.


A few years after, I married my best friend, Carlo. We both felt God’s leading to move to Quebec, Canada, where God blessed us with two beautiful children, Laura and Timothy.

Every step with the Lord has been a magnificent display of His love, mercy, grace, provision and leading, including the profound honor to serve in the music ministry at LCF, which allows me to use my gifting for His Glory.

During my teenage years, I started questioning everything; from God’s existence to where I stood in my beliefs. Although I had heard all about the gospel of Jesus Christ at home and in Sunday school, I never quite grasped its message and what it meant for me. I viewed God as an angry judge who was never quite pleased with me, because my understanding of Christianity was basically a list of do’s and don’ts. Until one day, a friend brought the message of the Gospel home for me. I realized that I was a sinner in need of a Savior, that no amount of good works could ever reconcile me to God. For the very first time, I realized that God loved me, that He truly


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