Writing

O n this page you will find samples of my published writing, including feature stories, press releases, and other web content. Currently I work as an editor at Azusa Pacific University. I have also done freelance editing and proofreading for Patagonia, Ohlson Public Relations, and the Fuller Youth Institute, among others. Please note, some of my bylines are under my maiden name, Joy Moyal.

The Surprising Ministry of Queer Eye (Sojourners)

Read this article, originally published on Sojourners in July 2018: The Surprising Ministry of Queer Eye 

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Jack Pearson on “This Is Us” Deserves Sainthood––and an Emmy (RELEVANT)

Read this article, originally posted on RELEVANT in September 2018: Jack Pearson on “This Is Us” Deserves Sainthood––and an Emmy 

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Giving Up “Cool” for the Bigger Life (No Sidebar)

Read this article, originally published on No Sidebar: Giving Up “Cool” for the Bigger Life

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When You Can Only Handle One Child––and That’s Okay (Motherwell)

Read this essay, posted on Motherwell: When You Can Only Handle One Child––and That’s Okay

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How a Trip to IKEA Made Me Want to Go to Church (MOPS Blog)

Read this article originally posted on the MOPS International blog. How a Trip to IKEA Made Me Want to Go to Church 

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One Simple Question Unlocked My Best Self Care (Art of Simple)

Read this post on The Art of Simple. One Simple Question Unlocked My Best Self Care

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How Netflix’s ‘The Letdown’ Captures the Joys and Pains of Early Motherhood (RELEVANT)

Read this TV review on RELEVANT Magazine online. How Netflix’s ‘The Letdown’ Captures the Joys and Pains of Early Motherhood: Becoming a mom means losing your old self. Thank goodness a show understands that.

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Let Thankfulness Heal You (Dressember Blog)

Thanksgiving-themed blog post for anti-trafficking organization Dressember. Read Let Thankfulness Heal You on the Dressember blog.

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Truth is a Hard Study (FULLER Magazine)

Story about Albert Tate, founding pastor of Fellowship Monrovia church in Monrovia, Calif. Read the story at Fuller Studio.

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The Hillsong Experience: An Interview With Brian Houston

“The Hillsong Experience: An Interview With Brian Houston.” Originally published in the November/December 2015 issue of Outreach magazine. Click here to read the PDF.  

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