A Special Message From Joni, June 23rd:
You have always been so faithful to pray for Ken and me – especially for my health. But today I bring before you a new concern. I have breast cancer. Ken and I have been assured by our doctors that there are many new treatments for breast cancer, and we are very hopeful for a successful surgery and a full recovery.
You have heard me often say that our afflictions come from the hand of our all-wise and sovereign God, and although cancer is something new, I am content to receive from God whatever He deems fit for me – even if it is from His left hand (better from His left hand, than no hand at all, right?!). Yes, it’s alarming, but rest assured that Ken and I are utterly convinced that God is going to use this to stretch our faith, brighten our hope, and strengthen our witness to others…
Especially at Joni and Friends. We’ve always prized the ministry God has given Joni and Friends to people facing a variety of disabilities; everything from autism to Alzheimer’s, from spina bifida to spinal cord injury. For years I have hoped ...
Joni and Friends Television, the broadcast ministry of the Joni and Friends International Disability Center, broadcasts its encouraging and uplifting TV series on multiple networks and stations around the U.S., but has recently been reaching a rapidly growing audience overseas. Beginning this summer, Joni and Friends TV will be carried via the CNLTV Network to 20 million homes in Russia and other regions where the Russian language is spoken.
In this video, see a drawing Joni did of her father carving a piece of wood on a camping trip. Joni shares her process for creating the drawing and tells how the picture of her father at work is also a picture of the way the Heavenly Father works in our lives.
Joni and Friends Develops Course on ‘A Theology of Suffering and Disability’ for Seminaries and Christian Universities
Joni and Friends International Disability Center, an organization whose purpose is to accelerate ministry to the disability community, through its Christian Institute on Disability (CID), has developed a university level course on “A Theology of Suffering and Disability,” which has been adopted by several universities around the country, with more to sign on this Fall.