Joy Fagan is an Associate Professor of Christian Education in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Cedarville University, a Christian liberal arts institution in Cedarville, Ohio. Her teaching focus is in the area of gender issues, spiritual formation and women’s ministry. Presently, she teaches the following courses: Scriptural Interpretation of Gender Issues, Spiritual Formation, Women’s Communication for Ministry, Men and Women in Leadership, Women in Church History, and Contemporary Women’s Ministry. She has been teaching at Cedarville University for the past fifteen years.
In addition, Joy speaks at women’s retreats and conferences, and has worked as a consultant for various churches on the topic of gender issues as well as building a women’s ministry. She has a passion for teaching and equipping women to be all that they can be for all that Christ is. She also has organized conferences and presented seminars in areas such as evangelism, communicational skill development, women and leadership, and intervention for women at risk. She is involved with the Clark County Jail ministry in Springfield, OH, is the director for Si-Fi Ministry, and serves on the advisory board for Kingdom Connections of Greater Dayton.
A 2005 graduate of Southern Seminary with a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Church Ministry, Joy is single and resides in Cedarville.