The Joyful Stepmom
This is the ministry I needed as a young stepmom - I still need it!

You can go anywhere on the internet and get some kind of support. There are plenty of stepmom groups on Facebook, you can post whatever is going on – why you are angry. And you’ll have a hundred comments of people angry right along with you.  I wanted to be able to share what was going on and have another stepmom say, "Hey, I’m praying for you, here’s a Christian resource that really helped us." I wanted a place of hope and prayer. I hope that’s what we are today.

This morning I woke up to a winter wonderland. I'm sure you've heard the saying "No two snowflakes are exactly alike." It reminded me of YOU! While all of us here are stepmoms and connected by that common thread, our situations and experiences can be very different. I love that in this group - we also have the common thread of faith ❤ So while our stories and problems may take all different shapes, we approach with one common theme - the heart of Christ.

Each year we choose a verse as our theme in The Joyful Stepmom. For 2021, we have selected Hebrews 10:24, "And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds."
Emily Jordan - Founder of The Joyful Stepmom,  lives in the Midwest with her husband and little watchdog, Buster. Their son is studying at college. The Joyful Stepmom was founded in 2013 as a Facebook group for prayer and encouragement. The ministry now includes Local Chapters and website with devotional resources.  The Local Chapters Leadership Guide is available on Amazon Kindle.  Does Emily speak or do podcasts? Selectively. Emily takes a family first approach to time and topics.  Another member of The Joyful Stepmom Leadership Team may be a great fit. Contact Emily  emily  @   thejoyfulstepmom . com

The Joyful Stepmom is guided by a Ministry Team dedicated to leading stepmoms to Jesus. Once asked, "When he turns 18, will you stop doing The Joyful Stepmom?" Emily responded, "On some levels, I feel the work has only begun. We must pave the way for those stepmoms who come after us. We must share the love of Christ with the younger families. But we must also encourage those older stepmoms who are in the trenches with us now."