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Joye B. Baker

Women's Adviser in Educational Ministries and Leadership; Adjunct Professor in Educational Ministries and Leadership, Adjunct Professor for Doctor of Ministry Studies

BA, California Western University, 1969; MA, United States International University, 1971; MA/CE, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1999; DMin, 2005.

Dr. Joye Baker has taught and discipled women in the church for more than thirty years. Widowed in 1989 with three children, her heart’s passion is to encourage women in their walk with the Lord and share the love and hope that God alone can give. As adjunct professor and women’s adviser in the Department of Educational Ministries and Leadership, Dr. Baker oversees the Ministry with Women concentration in the Master of Arts in Christian Education (MA/CE) and the Master of Theology (ThM) programs. She also serves on the staff of the Spiritual Formation program, through which she leads groups and mentors women leaders. Dr. Baker also team-teaches with Dr. Sue Edwards the DMin Women in Ministry Cohort. From 2000-2008, Dr. Baker was part of a team of American women who travelled to Moscow twice a year to equip Russian women to teach and train lay women to effectively minister to the needs of women in their churches and communities. She has three adult children, a daughter-in-law, and two grandsons.

Courses Taught

  • EML5101 - Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership
  • EML5205 - Small Group Process in Ministry
  • EML5435 - Effective Ministry with Women
  • EML5450 - Women Teaching Women
  • DM7805 - Women in Christian Leadership
  • DM7810 - The Role of Women Related to Biblical, Historical, & Futuristic Issues
  • DM7815 - Understanding Women in Contemporary Culture


Academic Interests

Mentoring Women
Women’s Ministry
Spiritual Formation, Small Groups Ministry

Personal Interests

Women’s Ministry in Russia
Time with family, Grandchildren, Friends, Students

DTS Voice Videos

Re-Wrapping Singleness
God's Message in the Darkness
The Connection Between Confession and Repentence
From Worry to Wonder
God as our Heavenly Father
Put on Your Spiritual Hearing Aids
Dare to be a Deborah
Lessons From A Toothbrush
Why Me? Why?
Women and Men Glorifying God Together

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