Joy Emery serves as the Ministry Coordinator for Rocky Creek.
Joy graduated from Furman University and was then led to Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth where she graduated with a master’s degree in religious education along with an emphasis in student ministry. She served as the minister of education/youth at First Baptist in Louisville, Mississippi and as minister of childhood education at Wayside Baptist in Miami, Florida.
When living in Nashville, Joy worked at LifeWay as the editor in chief of ParentLife and Living with Teenagers magazines. She still manages to write occasionally for LifeWay. Currently, Joy serves as the ministry coordinator at Rocky Creek. In addition to her ministry at Rocky Creek, Joy is the ministry coordinator of Macedonian Call Ministries where she partners people and churches with ministry opportunities in Uganda and in Cuba. She has also taught as a student ministry adjunct professor at North Greenville University .
Joy and her husband, Chris, have three children: Jackson, Kristen, and Brandon. Chris is Vice President of Church Lending with the Baptist Church Loan Corporation. Joy is passionate about connecting people to Jesus through the church and spreading the Gospel to all generations.