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Dr. Joy Turner

Director of Global Mobilization
Professor of Christian Ministry

Office Location Geiger Center, 108
Phone (Office) 405.585.5705
OBU Mailbox # 61143


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