Joyce Meyer is an American Christian author and speaker. She has written many books on a wide range of topics including Christian living, relationships, and personal development. Her ministry is based in St. Louis, Missouri and she hosts a daily radio and television program called “Enjoying Everyday Life”. She is also the president of Joyce Meyer Ministries, which is an international ministry that includes television and radio broadcasting, conferences, and humanitarian efforts. Meyer has been a popular speaker and author for many years and has a large following around the world.
Pauline Joyce Hutchison is better known by her professional name, Joyce Meyer. She was born on June 4, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is currently married to Dave Meyer with whom she has four children. The couple is currently based outside of St. Louis, Missouri. She and her husband were often involved in controversies pertaining to their excessive and extravagant lifestyle. In addition to several homes which she owns, Meyer reportedly travels via private jet. She responded to the allegations by saying that she doesn’t have to apologize to anyone about her being blessed.
Joyce Meyer Education:
Joyce holds an earned PhD in theology from Life Christian University in Tampa, Florida, an honorary doctorate in Divinity from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Besides, she has an honorary doctorate in Sacred Theology from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.
Joyce Meyer’s husband:
She married a part-time car salesman. However, the marriage faced a lot of challenges, and they divorced. After the divorce, she used to frequently visit local bars, and that is where she met Dave Meyer, an engineering draftsman. They started a relationship and finally married on January 7, 1967.
Joyce Meyer’s Spiritual Journey:
In 1976, while driving to work, she received a personal message from God. The message positively impacted her life and enabled her to discover her purpose and genuine love for God’s words. After accepting God’s word, her first step was to join Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in St. Louis, where she became a congregation member.
Next, she would take over as a teacher for an early-morning class at a neighbourhood cafeteria. Later on, she joined Life Christian Center, a charismatic church in Fenton, where she became a functional member.
Later on, she was selected as the congregation’s associate minister. Her leadership qualities and lessons of the Bible attracted many believers, making the church one of the leading in the region.
Joyce Meyer Net Worth:
Joyce Meyer is best known as a Christian speaker and author with a net worth estimated to be around $8 million. In 2005, she ranked #17 on the list of “25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America” by TIME Magazine. In 2003, she and her husband started a television ministry which still airs today, Enjoying Everyday Life.
Joyce Meyer’s books:
Over the years, she has written more than 100 books. These books have been translated into more than 1000 languages covering over 12 million readers. She is one of the New York Times bestselling authors of all time. Besides preaching and writing books, she also conducts various motivational conferences to motivate and encourage people to enjoy every aspect of life to the fullest.
Joyce has written nearly 100 inspirational books. Her bestsellers include Power Thoughts; The Confident Woman; Look Great, Feel Great; Starting Your Day Right; Ending Your Day Right; Approval Addiction; How to Hear from God; Beauty for Ashes; and Battlefield of the Mind.
Every year, Meyer hosts several domestic and international conferences to encourage people to start enjoying their daily lives. Her annual women’s conference has been a huge success, attracting over 200,000 women from all over the world each year. In 2000, she co-founded the St. Louis Dream Center alongside her husband. The Center aims at serving the inner city through a hands-on program that is targeted at treating the needy, lost, and hurt through the love of Christ.