Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Joy Turner

Director of Global Mobilization

Montgomery Hall

OBU Box 61143
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804


Dr. Turner served as the director of International Ministries (North American Missionary) with the Oahu Baptist Network (North American Mission Board) from 1992 to 2011. She is married to Roger with one son, Travis.


B.A. in Religion, Oklahoma Baptist University
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary


National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA), 1994-present
Served as the Regional Chair, 1997-1998
Pono Award for Excellence in Ministry (Hawaii Baptist Foundation), 2010
M. E. and Myrtle Williamson Memorial Award (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary), 2001
Captain, Great Britain’s Women’s Olympic Basketball Team, 1980


Continuing Witness Training – SBC in-depth training in evangelism
Developing and Managing People Training – NAMB
PLACE Training
English as a Second Language/Conversational English