Joy Harris Articles 37
Joy studied elementary education before going on to teach at the primary school level as well as homeschooling for twenty-six years. Joy has touched the lives of thousands through her ministry in state Religious Education, Sunday Schools, and Holiday Bible Clubs as well as through her speaking at various seminars and retreats. Joy is also a gifted musician and has collaborated on multiple recording projects as well as maintaining a private teaching studio for over thirty years. Joy currently does missions support spreading her time between Uganda, Vanuatu, and her home in Australia. Joy has seven children and twenty grandchildren. You can contact Joy at email@example.com.
For the whole month of November, missionaries Jeremy and Liz Pinero and I took my 4 little "grand-angels" and lived up in the mountains of Big Bay in Vanuatu doing all the . . . well . . . jungle-stuff - like washing our clothes in the river, crouching over a fire to cook, doing without power or running water or (gasp!) internet, riding in the moonlight frantically hanging on in the back of a truck fish-tailing through deep muddy ruts, taking cold bucket-showers on days we couldn't go down to the river, swatting mosquitos, and hiking 2-3 hours up and down serious slippery mountain trails to hold meetings and baptise in different villages where graduates of Big Bay Bible School are starting new churches. I loved it! Day after day, I watched a teeny ant repeatedly poke his head out of a ho... Read more
"It's OK. I can do whatever I want because God's forgiveness is always available and limitless." What wrong thinking can you identify in that statement? I met a man who, at age 57, has neuropathy in his feet, neck and spine. The constant excruciating pain, numbness and incapacity are relieved only with several strong medications and physical therapy. On a rare day, when he is feeling good, he could do what he really wants to do - be like other men playing sport and lifting heavy things. Yet, if he yields to that strong temptation, he suffers for it big-time. So he has gotten to the point where to trade temporary enjoyment for long-term pain is just NOT worth it. To trade would be stupid!! The name 'Moses' should ring a bell about now. Hebrews 11:25 He choose mistreatment and the repro... Read more