Joy McClain: A Wife Who Chose to Stay

“There will be days you feel like running away.” That’s what Joy McClain’s mother had told her just before she married her beloved Mark.

At that point, Joy couldn’t imagine the alcohol, anger, and disappointments to come. When they did, she screamed at God, “I hate the stench of alcohol on his breath,” and heard Him respond, “All sin is a stench to me.”

Aware of her own self-righteousness, self-pity, and grumbling, Joy dug in and prayed for her husband. Prayed for twenty-two years while those around her cried, “Divorce him!”

Find out how God changed Joy, and then Mark, in this ten-minute video. Then, leave a comment below by Friday, October 5, for a chance to win one of three copies of Joy’s new book, Waiting for His Heart: Lessons from a Wife Who Chose to Stay.

About the Author

Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller

Paula Marsteller is a gifted communicator with a tenacious commitment to Scripture coupled with a compassionate, loving voice. God has captured Paula’s heart, and she is passionate about sharing life-changing, gospel truths through the lens of her everyday, ordinary life … read more …

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