Joy Gruits is a Christian educator, speaker, and writer.  She presents God’s Word with clarity and insight.  Her messages engage the heart and captivate the mind as biblical truths are made relevant to our lives today.  Her passion is to share a transformational word that challenges and motivates people to become devoted followers of Christ who fulfill God’s divine purpose for their lives.

IMG_7171 copyWith a Master’s Degree in Teaching she was involved in public education for over 25 years, where she was recognized for her work with students and her innovative programs.  She has used her gift of teaching to minister at numerous Christian seminars, retreats, conferences, and churches.

Joy also partnered with Patricia Beall Gruits in teaching classes and seminars based on the book, Understanding God.  She was instrumental in the latest revision of this time-honored text and authored its supporting workbooks and study guides.  In addition to her outreach ministry, she is an instructor in the Discipleship Program at Community Christian Church, Sterling Heights, Michigan, where she currently teaches and provides oversight for the Understanding God classes.

 Joy and her husband, Joe, have three gifted daughters, three patient son-in-laws, and are blessed with seven delightful and energetic grandchildren.