Joni and Friends Blog

Maria in Tanzania

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 14, 2015
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  • Joni's Posts, Wheels For The World

Lisa and MariaCan you imagine lying on a blanket all day, or being carried about on a wooden chair or in a sack? It’s the way many people with disabilities live in developing nations. And it’s why I am so glad that executive assistant, Lisa (pictured here), took on a Wheels for the World...

Brand New Course!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 14, 2015
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  • Christian Institute on Disability

Beyond Suffering Advanced Studies: A Christian View on Disability & HealthcareBeyond Suffering Advanced Studies: A Christian View on Disability & Healthcare is a unique and groundbreaking advanced course designed to reintroduce the ancient ideal of practical reasoning, self-knowledge and action in the care of the sick and the marginalized, with a special emphasis on people with disabilities. Modeled after the flagship curriculum Beyond Suffering: A Christian View on Disability Ministry, this course is comprised of four modules and four thought-provoking practicums: An Overview of the Issue, Theological Aspects, Healthcare Institutional Ethos, and Applied Ethics. This new course is interdisciplinary, versatile, and available fully online. CEUs and CMEs are now available. Register now!

Win the Contest!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 7, 2015
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  • Wheels For The World

Live It Out ContestAre you looking for a fun way to give a priceless gift this Christmas? Join our Live It Out Contest and help provide wheelchairs! Throughout the developing world, wheelchairs are either very expensive or extremely scarce, and thousands of children and adults are living without the independence and mobility a wheelchair provides. But with the simple act of starting a Live It Out campaign, you can change the lives of children and adults with disabilities all over the world... and have the chance to win one of our top 3 prizes! To enter the Live It Out Contest, follow these easy steps...

Beauty Redefined

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 4, 2015
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  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

Beauty RedefinedDo you consider yourself beautiful? In an article written for Just Between Us magazine, my coworker Shauna Amick calls you to see yourself (and others) as God sees you...

Thank You for Restoring God's Hope and Joy Worldwide!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 3, 2015
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  • Family Retreats, Wheels For The World

A mother in Ghana receiving a wheelchair from Wheels for the WorldA young boy with disability having fun at Joni and Friends Family Retreat
Because of your love and faithful support in 2015, many more children with disabilities and their families experienced practical help and the love and hope of Christ through Wheels for the World and Family Retreats. Thank you! You made it possible for a family in Ghana to receive a wheelchair, a Bible in their own language, and to hear the message of Jesus’ love through Wheels for the World. And the...

Celebrate #GivingTuesday

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Nov. 30, 2015
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  • In the Media

#GivingTuesday - Share the gift of mobility through Joni and FriendsWelcome to the giving season! #GivingTuesday, this December 1st, is a global day dedicated to giving back. How can you help make a difference? Join us in sharing the gift of mobility through Wheels for the World! For a child with a disability, what could be a more perfect gift than a wheelchair to show God’s love in a tangible way? Throughout the developing world, wheelchairs are either very expensive or extremely scarce. Thousands of children and adults are living without the independence and mobility a wheelchair provides. Through Joni and Friends, just $150 sends a wheelchair and a Bible that will impact a life forever. This #GivingTuesday, your gift – in any amount – will make a difference! Thank you for helping share the Gospel, provide mobility, and change lives through the love of Jesus Christ.

Thank You for Celebrating with Joni

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Nov. 28, 2015
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Joni and Ken reading Joni's 66th birthday messagesThis past October, Joni marked another milestone and celebrated her 66th birthday! We invited you to join in the celebration and received a great response of donations and birthday notes for Joni. Thank you for making Joni’s birthday truly unforgettable!

Eric Metaxas and Me

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 27, 2015
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  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

Joni Eareckson Tada and Eric MetaxasYou’ll recognize Eric’s name as the author of the bestselling book, Bonhoeffer — Eric has also been closely associated with the Colson Center on Worldview. Well, back on November 16, Eric interviewed me on his radio show; there were a few interesting twists and turns to our discussion, including a run-down on the Beatles’ top hits. In it I share my...

Joni's 2015 Christmas Cards Are Still Available!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Nov. 25, 2015
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Joni Eareckson Tada's Let Us Adore Him Christmas CardYou still have time… Order your Christmas cards from Joni and Friends today! This year’s cards feature two brand new designs. In Let Us Adore Him, an angel and two shepherd boys look toward the manger in whispered amazement. Here, Joni’s whimsical design captures the awe and anticipation of the Savior’s birth. On the card’s artistic interior, the message reads: “May this Spirit-blessed season be filled with joyous reflection on all the Father has given us in His Son… Merry Christmas!” Inside scripture is Luke 2:10. In Oh, Holy Night, silhouetted by moonlight, three wise men from the East hurry toward Bethlehem – guided by the...

Ways to Serve Your Guest with Disability during the Holidays

Christmas Dinner Table: Ways to Best Serve Your Guest with Disability during the HolidaysWith Christmas around the corner, holiday parties and family get-togethers may be filling up your schedule. This year, your Christmas gathering may be the perfect opportunity to reach out to someone in your church or community who has a disability! As you make plans to include someone new for one of these special celebrations, we’ve provided tips to help you best serve your guests with disabilities...

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