Joy Dahl

Dr. Joy Dahl is a disciple-making disciple, helping believers embrace their calling as Christ’s ambassadors in the world and in the workplace. As a CPA and a Chief Financial Officer by trade, Joy has focused most of her career on start-up and high-growth companies in Washington DC, New York, and Texas. Joy earned three degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary: Master of Christian Education, Master of Biblical Studies, and Doctor of Ministry. Her emphasis on the integration of faith and work led to her current role as Executive Director of Polished Network, which gathers women to navigate the workplace and explore faith together in authentic community. Joy blogs monthly on, serves on the Board of Entrust which multiplies leaders to multiply churches, and she is the visionary behind the BOLDLY Conference––the first-of-it’s kind Faith + Work for Women Conference launching in 2021. Joy and her husband, Gordon, call Dallas home. Joy’s favorite things include: God’s Word, international travel, dark chocolate, horses, flowers, beach getaways, running, big dogs, and adventure! 


Joy Dahl’s Contributions

How Can Women Flourish at Home and at Work?

In this episode, Kymberli Cook invites Joy Dahl and Brandy Baxter to talk about how women can flourish…
November 16, 2021

A Theology of Working Women

In this episode, Drs. Bill Hendricks and Joy Dahl discuss a theology of work, focusing on…
September 28, 2021

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