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Finding Joy

Thank you for attending Finding Joy: Living a Holy Life in an Unholy World at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in West Monroe!

The following resources to help supplement what you learned at the conference.

Printable Handout

Grab an extra copy of the handout you received during the conference. Post it on your fridge or your bathroom mirror to remind you to look to God for joy!

finding joy printable

Click here for a printable PDF.
Click here for a printable JPG.
Just right click the image and choose Save As (pc) or Save Image As (mac)


Help yourself to the transcript of my keynote address for today’s event. Feel free to share it with anyone you feel would benefit by reading it.

Click the following link for the PDF: Finding Joy Transcript


Listen to or download the audio of the my Finding Joy talk here.
Feel free to share it with your friends.

Quotes to Remember

“Only self can kill joy.” Ann Voskamp, 1000 Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

“The essence of gospel-humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less. Timothy Keller, The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

Further Study

Cement your assurance that God is the source of our joy with these additional Bible verses. You will be amazed at how much evidence we have that we find joy in God’s presence, His provision, His Word and His glory.

Click the following link for the PDF of the additional Scriptures: Finding Joy Bible Study

Blog Posts

Embrace Indestructible Joy (includes book recommendation)

Joy Found Me (a prayer)

Fight Back with Joy (includes book recommendation)

Joy Regardless of Cancer  (testimony)

My Early Morning Joy Routine (includes book recommendation)

Adoring God Heals Us

Self Forgetfulness (includes book recommendation)

Bring on the Breakthrough

Even So I Will Praise Him

Blog Series by Rebecca LeCompte:

Choose Joy Over Fear, Anger and Worry

Joy is a Habit

Choose to Express Joy

God is Joyful. God Enjoys You

Jumpstart Your Joy

The Rich and Satisfying Life Jesus Wants for You

A Guilt-free Joy Ride