The R’ode to Joy

Sep 24, 2018 | Pamela Ebstyne King | Character & VirtuesSpiritual Formation, Thrive Thoughts, Video



Executive director of the Thrive Center, Pamela Ebstyne King refers to Paul’s letter to the Philippians to illustrate how we can achieve joy through participation in God’s ongoing work, partnership with others, and purposeful living.


Author’s Note

This talk was given at and recorded by Knox Presbyterian Church.


About the Author

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Pamela Ebstyne King

Pamela Ebstyne King is the executive director of the Thrive Center and serves as the Peter L. Benson Professor of Applied Developmental Science at Fuller Theological Seminary. Her primary academic interests are applied research at the intersection of human thriving and spiritual development. Dr. King’s work combines theology, empirical research, and community engagement to further understand what contexts and settings enable all people to thrive.



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