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Good News for the Down Syndrome Community

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 3, 2015
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Joni and JosiahAmerican women choose to terminate pregnancies between 50 and 85 percent of the time after receiving a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome, according to a study published in 2012 – recently, however, Republicans in the Ohio state legislature announced they will introduce...

NRB: Warehousing the Elderly

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 26, 2015
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Warehousing the ElderlyBesides thanking radio station managers here at NRB, I'm doing lots of interviews – mainly on the assisted suicide bills which have been introduced into various state assemblies across the US. But here's another story I'm talking about. In the UK, the elderly and disabled are...

The Film A.D.

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 25, 2015
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A.D. The Bible ContinuesAlso while we are at NRB, we are hearing a lot about A.D. The Bible Continues – the series was filmed in Morocco and it will be premiered on NBC on Easter Sunday. It will cover what happened after Christ's death and resurrection – the film focuses on the disciples who then carry the gospel of Jesus into the world. Pray that God will use A.D. The Bible Continues to spark an interest in the hearts of viewers, causing...

Drop Box

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 24, 2015
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Joni comments on Drop BoxKen and I are hearing a lot of ‘chatter’ at NRB about the new film Drop Box – it is an extraordinary documentary filmed by Brian Ivie that depicts the ministry of Pastor Lee in South Korea. Pastor Lee rescues abandoned infants, and many of them have disabilities. His is an amazing work which has gained global attention. A few weeks ago, Pastor Lee visited the International Disability Center (pictured from the left are his...

How May We Pray for You?

Joni and Friends staff prayingAt Joni and Friends, we’re passionate about prayer. If you have any prayer requests, let us know…we’d love to pray for you! Every morning at Joni and Friends, our staff gathers at 8 a.m to pray. During that time, we thank God for you each day because of your...

National Religious Broadcasters' Convention

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 23, 2015
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NRB Convention

All this week Ken and I are at the NRB Convention in Nashville, TN – it is our one chance to meet personally with the many managers of Christian radio stations who air "Joni and Friends.” There are a lot of Christian programmers who are competing for air time on radio stations, so we are very grateful for the generous station managers who provide time to us per gratis. And don’t forget, you can always listen in to...

Waiting to Be Healed?

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 13, 2015
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Flower in waterWith so many examples of healing in the New Testament, it's no wonder we struggle when God chooses to say "no" or "wait" to our earnest requests for physical healing. I know I have struggled – not only when I was first injured and became a quadriplegic, but not long ago when I began experiencing chronic pain. Please know that God is aware of your fear, your sorrow, your despair, your longings, and your...

Perseverance and Hope through Disability

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 7, 2015
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Martin Pistorius with his wifeRecently the story of Martin Pistorius made the news, and there's a good reason why. At a young age, Martin became completely paralyzed and unable to communicate due to a strange neuromuscular disorder. For years, he could not move a finger or speak a...

Pearls & Diamonds Devotional Sale!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 6, 2015
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Joni's Devotionals are on Sale!Joni's award winning devotionals are on sale now. Pearls of Great Price consists of 366 faith-building devotions in which Joni reminds us that the real gems in life come from God. They are hidden beneath the surface of our circumstances, waiting for us to discover and claim them. Diamonds in the Dust is a year of daily devotion, drawn from Joni’s personal trials and triumphs, and made to sparkle...

Join Me for Global Access!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 5, 2015
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Joni Eareckson TadaIn just two weeks, hundreds of disability ministry leaders from across the US and around the world will be arriving for our Global Access Conference – and it's not too late for you to register! Whether you are new to disability ministry, or a veteran, there's something at GA 2015 for you (and when you register, use the promo code "radio" to receive a discount :-). Come and be inspired, be blessed...

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