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ECPA Christian Book Awards Honors A Spectacle of Glory as Best Devotional for 2017

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 3, 2017
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Christian Book AwardsWhenever I write a book, my heart's desire is to draw readers into a closer, more intimate friendship with Jesus. And it's pretty encouraging when that desire is confirmed by top publishers. Today, I learned the news that A Spectacle of Glory won first place in the Devotion Book Category of the 2017 Christian Book Awards...

Joni Eareckson Tada Will Receive Biola’s Colson Award

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 16, 2017
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Joni Eareckson TadaOn February 22, Joni will receive Biola University’s Charles W. Colson Conviction and Courage Award! Recipients of this award demonstrate a commitment to the unshakeable truths of a biblical worldview, as well as a willingness to act on biblical convictions, however risky or challenging it may be. "Joni Eareckson Tada has long been a shining light in the Christian world, a woman whose life has been a testimony of conviction, courage, and compassion," said Biola President, Barry H. Corey. "Our award selection committee wanted to honor Joni's convictions as they are expressed in her tireless advocacy for the disabled; the worldwide impact she has made through books and articles on...

Free eBook “Shout for Joy!” is Now Available!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 31, 2017
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Shout for Joy!The latest release in the Irresistible Church book series by Joni and Friends is “Shout for Joy!” This eBook gives practical solutions for how churches can modify their environment to make it more welcoming and inclusive for worshipers of all abilities. Similar to previous Irresistible Church resources, the book leads readers into understanding that we need to move beyond simply ministering to those with disabilities and become co-laborers with them as we grow to understand their gifts and how God can use them to serve others. “Why does accessible worship matter?” author Karen Roberts asks, and responds, “It matters because people matter. It matters because the gospel matters. By structuring our churches in a way that allows all people to worship, we are communicating the truth that all people can have a life-giving...

Executive Promotions at Joni and Friends

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 8, 2017
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2017 Executive PromotionsWe are excited to announce the promotions of three senior executives, as longtime Chaplain and CFO Billy Burnett retires. President and COO Doug Mazza said. “(Billy) has contributed so significantly to the ministry during his years of service here – in both the financial success and workplace environment – that his legacy of leadership will live on far beyond his tenure.”...

Free E-book "Pathways to Belonging" is Now Available!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 13, 2016
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Pathway to BelongingThe fourth book to launch in our Irresistible Church series, “Pathways to Belonging,” is designed to help you and your church evaluate whether a buddy program, hybrid program, or self-contained classroom will best meet the needs of those affected by disability in your congregation. The book is available as a free Kindle download on Amazon and other online bookstores.

Today is #GivingTuesday!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Nov. 29, 2016
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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Joni and Friends!Join us today as we celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. How can you make a difference? Join us by sending help and hope to families affected by disability through the gift of mobility. 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...

Exposing Colorado's Proposition 106

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 19, 2016
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Prop 106On Election Day, November 8, voters in Colorado will decide on Proposition 106, the "End-Of-Life Options Act." The bill is patterned after existing laws in Oregon, California, and other states. One slogan I've heard among the proponents of Proposition 106 goes "An assisted dying law would not result in more people dying, but in fewer people suffering."  Slogans like that sound catchy, but clever phrases can be deceptive...

6 Ways Your Church Can Welcome People with Disabilities

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Sept. 11, 2016
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6 WaysMore than 1 billion people in the world are affected by disability and, like all of us, children and adults with disabilities have a great need to belong. Churches are uniquely designed to come alongside these families, so just how do they heed the call for disability ministry? In an article for Outreach magazine adapted from the upcoming Beyond Suffering Bible...

Joni and Friends' 4 Pillars of Sustainable Strategy

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 20, 2016
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BCWIRecently, Joni and Friends President and CEO, Doug Mazza, was interviewed by Best Christian Workplaces Institute about workplace culture and strategy. He shared the four primary pillars (which have more to do with people than programs) that have helped shape...

Bible Gateway Hosts Joni on Facebook Live!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 14, 2016
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Joni radio

Did you enjoy seeing Joni in the recording studio last month on Facebook Live? We have another opportunity for you to join Joni live on Facebook, and this time, she’s answering your questions! Joni will be doing a “live takeover” of the Bible Gateway Facebook page to answer your questions...

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