Joyce Meyer Biography
Pauline Joyce Meyer is best known as an American Charismatic Christian author, speaker, and also president of Joyce Meyer Ministries. In addition, Joyce and her husband, Dave, are blessed with four grown children and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Besides, her ministry is headquartered near the St. Louis suburb of Fenton, Missouri.
How old is Joyce Meyer? – Age
Meyer is 80 years old as of 2024. She was born 4 June 1943, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, where she also grew up.
How tall is Joyce Meyer? – Height
An American Charismatic Christian author stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.
Joyce Meyer Mother, Father – Family
Meyer was born and raised by her loving parents in south St. Louis. Her father as well went into the army to fight in World War II soon after she was born. The father added in an interviews that he began sexually abusing her upon his return, and discusses this experience in her meetings. However, information regarding his mother’s identities is still unclear.
Is Joyce Meyer Married? – Husband
Known as a graduate of O’Fallon Technical High School in St. Louis, she got married to a part-time car salesman shortly after her senior year of high school on January 7, 1967. The marriage lasted for a period of five years. Besides, she maintains that her husband frequently cheated on her and later persuaded her to steal payroll checks from her employer. They later used the money to go on a vacation to California. She as well states that she returned the money years later. After they divorced, Meyer frequented local bars prior to meeting Dave Meyer, an engineering draftsman.
Conversion and Ministry
Meyer besides reports that during an intense prayer while driving to serve one morning in 1976, she heard God call her name. In addition, she was born again at age nine, but unhappiness drove her deeper into her faith. Later that day, she got home from a beauty appointment (full of liquid love) and became “drunk with the Spirit of God” that night while at the local bowling alley.
Before, Meyer was briefly a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in St. Louis, a known congregation of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. She as well started leading an early-morning Bible class at a local cafeteria and was active in Life Christian Center, a charismatic church in Fenton. After a few years, she was the church’s associate pastor.
Meyer resigned as associate pastor and also founded her own ministry, initially known “Life in the Word” in 1985. Later, she started airing her radio show on six other stations from Chicago to Kansas City.
Additionally in 1993, her husband, Dave, suggested starting a television ministry. Before airing on superstation WGN-TV in Chicago and also Black Entertainment Television (BET), her program, currently called Enjoying Everyday Life, is still on the air today.
However in 2009, Joyce Meyer Ministries got accreditation from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). Furthermore in an announcement on March 12, 2009, the ECFA added that Joyce Meyer Ministries and also Oral Roberts University had met their requirements of “‘responsible stewardship’, which included ministries’ financial accountability, board governance, transparency and fund-raising practices.”
Joyce Meyer Net Worth
An American bible teacher, author, and motivational speaker has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.
- “Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind”
- “How to Hear from God: Learn to Know His Voice and Make Right Decisions”
- “Trusting God Day by Day: 365 Daily Devotions”
- “Change Your Words, Change Your Life: Understanding the Power of Every Word You Speak”
- “Living Beyond Your Feelings: Controlling Emotions So They Don’t Control You”
- “Beauty for Ashes: Receiving Emotional Healing”
- “Approval Addiction: Overcoming Your Need to Please Everyone”
- “Power Thoughts: 12 Strategies to Win the Battle of the Mind”
- “Me and My Big Mouth!”
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