Joey Turner
Joey is married to Jenny (his high school sweetheart) and is a father to four amazing kids. He serves as the Pastor of Missions and Adult Ministries at Patterson Park Church in Beavercreek, OH. Prior to his current role Joey was a Student Ministry Pastor for 9 years. He is a graduate of Cedarville University, has a Master of Arts in Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and is currently working towards in M.Div. through Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL.

Hope for a Discouraging Dad

I still remember hearing the door slam for the first time: anger from MY child. I can still see the despair on his face, telling me how incapable he feels of living up to my standards: discouragement from…

Six Encouragements for Your Graduate

“What’s next?” “Where you headed?” “What’s your plan?” “What sort of things do you like to do?” “Where have you applied?” High school seniors field these questions and several others during their senior year. In a world hyper-focused…

6 Ways To Disciple Your Kids To Pray

I remember hearing a story of a six-year old boy who said he wanted to pray at the dinner table like dad. The father told him to go ahead, and the son began with: “God, thank you for…

The Day I Quit Family Devotions

My wife Jenny and I are not very good at family devotions. For the longest time a “perfect picture” of what family Bible time is supposed to be kept me from attempting it, or worse, attempting it and…