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We Need Your Prayers!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • April 14, 2011
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Joni speaking at a Beyond Suffering Course
On Monday morning April 18th, Ken and I will be driving to Biola University where we will be speaking to students enrolled in the "Theology of Suffering and Disability Ministry" class – this special class is an undergraduate course of study which our Christian Institute on Disability helped develop in partnership with Biola...

Joni and Ken Speak at Talbot Seminary

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 25, 2011
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On Monday, January 24, Joni and Ken spoke at the first "Theology of Suffering and Disability" class at Talbot Seminary on the campus of Biola University. The idea for this groundbreaking one-week intensive was spearheaded by Dr. Kathy McReynolds of our Joni and Friends' Christian Institute on Disability. The CID team is dedicated to developing partnerships with other seminaries and Bible colleges across the country through curriculum development and disability-ministry courses of study.

The CID Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 19, 2010
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As the U.S. prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and all that it has accomplished toward accommodating individuals with disabilities, the Joni and Friends Christian Institute on Disability (CID) furthers the work of the 1990 legislation by educating and influencing opinions and attitudes about individuals with disabilities, which is where real change must come in order to have true equality.

Joni and Friends Develops Course on 'A Theology of Suffering and Disability'

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 8, 2010
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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.

650 Biola Grads Turn Their Tassels

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • May 29, 2010
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In La Mirada, nearly 650 undergraduates received their degrees Saturday morning during the 2010 commencement ceremony at Biola University.

Joni speaks at Biola graduation.

This year's keynote speaker was Joni Eareckson Tada, founder of the Joni and Friends International Disability Center that aims to accelerate Christian ministry among the disabled community. Receiving honorary doctorates this year were Tada and Billy Kim, pastor emeritus of one of Korea's largest churches and a senior Christian statesman/international leader, who spoke at Friday's commencement ceremony for Biola's 350 graduate students.

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