Pastor Joyce of Joyce Meyer Ministries teaches on hundreds of subjects.
She has authored over 80 books and conducts approximately 15 conferences per year.
To date, more than 12 million of her books have been distributed worldwide.
In 2007 more than 3.2 million copies were sold.
Born Pauline Joyce Hutchison Meyer, on June 4, 1943 she is a charismatic Christian author and speaker.
Her television and radio programs air in 25 languages in 200 countries to a potential audience of 3 billion people.
Joyce Meyer Ministries is a proponent of the prosperity gospel. Joyce and her husband, Dave, have four grown children, and live near St. Louis, Missouri.
Joyce Meyer Ministries is headquartered in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton, Missouri and she grew up in the O'Fallon neighborhood in north St. Louis.
Her father went into the Army to fight in World War II soon after she was born. Meyer has said in interviews that he began molesting her upon his return. She often talks about her experience in her meetings.
A graduate of O'Fallon Technical High School in St. Louis, Joyce Meyer married a part-time car salesman shortly after her senior year of high school.
The marriage lasted five years. She maintains that he frequently cheated on her and persuaded her to steal payroll checks from her employer.
They used the money to go on a vacation to California; she claims to have returned the money years later. After her divorce, Meyer frequented local bars before meeting Dave Meyer, an engineering draftsman. They celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2007.
Joyce Meyer reports that she was praying intensely...
...while driving to work one morning in 1976 when she said she heard God call her name. She had been born-again at age nine, but her unhappiness drove her deeper into her faith.
She says that she came home later that day from a beauty appointment "full of liquid love" and was "drunk with the Spirit of God" (and spoke in tongues) that night while at the local bowling alley.
Joyce Meyer Ministries was in its beginnings when she began leading an early-morning Bible class at a local cafeteria and became active in Life Christian Center, a charismatic church in Fenton. Within a few years, Meyer was the church's associate pastor.
The church became one of the leading charismatic churches in the area, largely because of her popularity as a Bible teacher. She also began airing a daily 15-minute radio broadcast on a St. Louis radio station.
In 1985, Joyce Meyer resigned as associate pastor and founded her own ministry, initially called "Life in the Word." She began airing her radio show on six other stations from Chicago to Kansas City.
In 1993, her husband, Dave, suggested that they start a television ministry.
Initially airing on superstation WGN-TV in Chicago and BET, her program, now called "Enjoying Everyday Life," reaches a large audience.
In 2004 St. Louis Christian television station KNLC, operated by the Rev. Larry Rice of New Life Evangelistic Center, dropped Meyer's programming. Rice had been a longstanding Joyce Meyer supporter, but claimed that her "excessive life style" and teachings which often "go beyond Scripture" were the impetus for canceling her program.
In late 2000, she opened "St. Louis Dream Center," a social service outreach and ministry in the O'Fallon Park section of St. Louis.
Meyer's teaching style differs from that of many Christian speakers.
She frequently talks about overcoming obstacles and finding strength to deal with difficult circumstances.
She shares her views on how to deal with everyday life situations, often drawing on her own experiences.
Meyer speaks candidly and with a sense of humor, sharing with her audience her own shortcomings and taking playful jabs at stereotypical church behavior.
A particular crowd favorite is the "robot" routine, in which she goes into a stiff-armed imitation of a robot chanting, "What about me? What about me?"
Joyce Meyer discovered the freedom to live victoriously by applying God's Word to her life and in turn desires to help others do the same through the teachings of Joyce Meyer Ministries.
From her battle with breast cancer to the struggles of everyday life, she speaks openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives.
If you're one of millions who suffer from worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger or condemnation, you are experiencing an attack in your mind. Overcoming negative thoughts that come against your mind brings freedom and peace. Find out how to recognize damaging thought patterns and stop them from influencing your life.
In Battlefield of the Mind, Joyce Meyer guides you through an honest self-appraisal by sharing the trials, tragedies and ultimate victories of her own marriage, family and ministry---including the truth she learned about what she was thinking and feeling every step of the way. You'll gain insight into how Joyce won the battle in her own mind---and how you can as well.
You'll also discover how to:
Find peace and gain control over your mind.
See the truth by thinking correctly.
Use spiritual weapons effectively.
Overcome the 10 wilderness mentalities that hold you in harmful circumstances.
Don't surrender to misery another day. Find out today what you can do to ensure your victory in the Battlefield of the Mind!
Like a chessboard, your mind is a battlefield. And doubt, worry, confusion, depression, anger, and condemnation are the enemy's pawns. Fortunately, The Battlefield of the Mind, Book and Study Guide Pack will show you how to recognize and stop damaging thought patterns, effectively use spiritual weapons, begin seeing the truth by thinking correctly, find peace, and win the match!
In Living Beyond Your Feelings Joyce Meyer turns her focus to feelings. Through blending the wisdom of the Bible with the latest psychological research, and flavored with her own straight-forward style, she provides a comprehensive guide to the range of emotions that people feel every day, and how to manage them.
In this devotional by Joyce Meyer, she talks to readers about what the Bible teaches us about love. Readers will learn how to fall in love with God, love themselves, and love others, based on Jesus' commandment in Luke 10:27. Using her trademark practicality and sound psychology, she suggests practical ways to put these principles into action. Hardcover.
Did you know your mind is a battlefield? Well, it is. Let's face it: Teen life can be a constant battle. But the most important fight you'll face won't be in the halls of your school, in Internet chat sessions, at an after-prom party, or even in your family's living room. The most important fight of all will be waged in your mind.
Battlefield of the Mind for Teens takes an honest look at what teenagers face every day--peer pressure, expectations for your future, the struggle for independence. With solid research, interviews with young people, and no-nonsense, biblically based advice, Joyce Meyer gives you the ammo you need to make your brain a clean, mean, fighting machine.
There's no getting around the fact that the world is sometimes a difficult place. Joyce Meyer wants to make sure you win the battle for your brain--and she wants you to win big. So crack open this book and let the battle begin!
Discover how to become free from being ruled by depression, anger, worry, doubt, confusion, condemnation, or fear in this companion study guide to Meyer's bestselling Battlefield of the Mind. Each thought-provoking question will help you search for truth from God's Word that you can apply to your life to bring the freedom you need.
You'll find this guide suitable for Bible study groups, devotional time, and Sunday school classes. The workbook-styled format provides space to answer each question, and a special answer section in the back of the guide allows you to check your work. Note: the book Battlefield of the Mind is needed to work through this study guide.
A companion to her best-selling book The Confident Woman, Meyer's yearlong devotional provides encouragement and the tools you need to address and resolve problems on your journey to living boldly and beyond fear. Her biblical insights will help you live in the present with love, laughter, and God's acceptance---one day at a time! 384 pages, hardcover from Faithwords.
Do you want to improve your life? Change your mind, says Meyer! Sharing 12 "power thoughts" to help retrain your brain, she shows how to achieve success by getting your mind to work for you, not against you. Focus on "God loves me unconditionally," "I am disciplined," and other life changing phrases to experience the life you've always wanted!
A followup to her bestselling book, Battlefield of the Mind, Power Thoughts is a practical, workbook-style program that compels readers to actively choose positive, empowering thoughts through written exercises, thought prompts, and targeted scriptural "Power Packs" for week-by-week progress. Along the way, readers will learn how to renew their minds and achieve personal goals through the diligent study of God's Word and careful, guided reflection of the 12 Power Thoughts detailed in this book.
This special DVD presentation of Joyce Meyer's Battlefield of the Mind includes four programs that will teach you how to overcome negative thoughts and take personal responsibility for your own joy. 214 minutes.
In What's Been On Your Mind Lately? Joyce asks tough questions about taking inventory of yourself, thinking less, and thanking more.
In Thinking Your Way Out Of Bondage you'll learn the difference between believing in victory and achieving it.
What Would Jesus Think? shows you how to become a better person by correcting your own thoughts.
In Think About What You Are Thinking About, Joyce explains how to transform the way you think and win the war against a deceived mind.
Reading this Bible is like having Joyce Meyer sitting next to you, teaching you chapter-by-chapter and precept-by-precept! Not only will you learn more but you'll be able to share this new understanding with your family and friends in a practical and down-to-earth manner.
Special features include
Amplified Bible text
"Life Points" correlate Scripture to your personal experience
"Everyday Life" articles feature Meyer's insightful commentary on specific passages
"Putting the Word to Work" questions
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