Joy is produced by praise, perseverance, and practice and it is sustained by God. He has placed His ever-loving hand upon our life, guiding and keeping us, connecting and blessing us. Joy is something only God can give, for joy is His heart!
Pam MacRae, Moody Bible Institute professor and JBU advisory board member, never planned on being a professor. In fact, she refused the offer several times before relenting. However, teaching one adjunct class eventually led to teaching full time and led to the development of a Ministry to Women program at Moody Bible Institute. "Just say yes to everything God has for you and you never know what will happen."
Deadlines, meetings, carpooling, church services, writing, studying, and planning all leave little time for a Christian leader to have fun. In fact, fun is considered something that can be put off as unimportant.