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About the Book

Learn the story behind Called to Peace Ministries. Whether you are in an abusive relationship yourself, or desire to help someone else who is suffering from domestic abuse, Joy Forrest offers hope, inspiration, and biblical guidance in her book, Called to Peace.

About the Workbook

If you or someone you love is in, or has been in an abusive relationship, this companion study to Called To Peace: A Survivor’s Guide to Finding Peace and Healing After Domestic Abuse is the perfect resource. The workbook is a gospel-based support group curriculum specifically for domestic violence survivors. It has been powerful and life changing for hundreds of women.

Hope and Healing

Called to Peace offers hope, inspiration, and biblical guidance for those who need it.

Your Guide

Part memoir and part guidebook, to help light your path in dark times.

What to Look For

Insights to help recognize the signs of an abusive relationship,

About the Author

Joy Forrest is the founder and executive director of Called to Peace Ministries.  She is author of Called to Peace: A Survivor’s Guide to Finding Peace & Healing After Domestic Abuse and the Called to Peace Companion Workbook. Joy holds an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has been active in counseling ministry since 2005. She has been an advocate for victims of abuse since 1997 and held the position of Community Educator with a local domestic violence agency in the early 2000’s. Joy is a contributing expert for Divorce Care’s recovery support group curriculum and the Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship’s Counseling Care for Domestic Abuse videos.

In her spare time, she loves traveling and spending time with her family– especially her 11 grandchildren.