Dr. Joy Skarka is the Authentic Intimacy Program Manager and is on the front lines of serving our Authentic Intimacy member community. Joy loves connecting with members and helping them find the resources they’re searching for. She also oversees our Online Book Studies, creates content, and speaks at ministry events. Joy has built a transformational ministry for women who struggle with sexual shame and pornography. Joy is passionate about creating spaces to free women from sexual shame and leads online small groups for women with unwanted sexual behavior. She coaches and teaches Christian leaders how to help women find freedom from sexual shame and pornography. Joy has a published chapter in Sanctified Sexuality: Valuing Sex in an Oversexed World and an ebook on Kindle, Freedom from Porn for Women: 6-Day Devotional and Bible Reading Plan. Joy and Juli have a new book coming out this summer, Her Freedom Journey: A Guide Out of Porn and Shame to Authentic Intimacy. In 2017, Joy graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) with a MA in Christian Education. In 2021, she graduated with her Doctorate degree in Educational Ministry from DTS, focusing on helping women find freedom from sexual shame. Her dissertation, Sexual Shame in Women and How to Experience Freedom, was published in 2022. Joy married her husband Zack in 2017, and they live in Florida with their two children.