Meet Joyce Meyer, A Preacher That Was Once Raped By Her Father
According to Wikipedia, Joyce Meyer is an American Charismatic Christian author and speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries. Joyce Meyer was born on 4 June 1943. Right now, Joyce Meyer is now a 77-year-old preacher.
She is one of the world’s leading Bible teachers and speakers who has her own syndicated television and radio program called “Enjoying Everyday Life”. She is the leader of Joyce Meyer Ministries worldwide.
Also, she is a New York Times bestselling author, and her books have helped millions of people find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. She also has a magazine titled “Enjoying Everyday Life”.
Joyce Meyer was once had a relationship with her first husband who abused her before she met Dave. Her first marriage spanned from 1961 – 1966 and the marriage was dissolved but the marriage produced one child.
Joyce and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Her ministry is headquartered near the St. Louis suburb of Fenton.
Joyce and her husband, Dave, have been married for over forty years, and they are the parents of four grown children. All four of Joyce’s children are involved in some facet of Christian ministry.
My Father Raped Me
Joyce was abused by her father while growing up and by her first husband. Through God’s Word, she was able to forgive these men. She believes and teaches that regardless of a person’s background or past mistakes, God has a place for them and can help them on their path to enjoying everyday life.
In an interview with CBN News, Joyce Meyer explained that her father raped her countless times.
“My father did rape me, numerous times, at least 200 times,” she said during an interview. “There was no place I ever felt safe growing up.”
“Literally, what he did was rape me, every week, at least once a week, until the time I was 18. My father, who I was supposed to be able to trust, who was supposed to keep me safe, raped me a minimum of 200 times,” she said.
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Joyce Meyer travels throughout the world teaching the Word of God using a private jet known as Gulfstream G-IV.
In the United States, Joyce Meyer Ministries was one of two ministries to comply with the Senate’s requests for financial records. It also made commitments to future financial transparency. Neither party were found to have done any wrongdoing.
She has often been accused for living an ostentatious lifestyle. Her husband, Dave has $107,000 silver-gray Mercedes sedan and other expensive things.
She has authored over a hundred self-help books that are non-fiction. Her preferred Bible translation that she uses when she teaches is The Amplified Bible.
She is undoubtedly one of the bestselling authors in the Christian world. In some of her books, she uses her life experiences and God’s Word to drive home her points. Books like ”Battlefield of the Mind,” ”Beauty For Ashes” and a couple of others are bestsellers.
May the Lord help those who have been raped to recover.
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