Joni's Posts November 2015

A Place of Healing

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 30, 2015
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A Place of HealingDo you know someone who is struggling with chronic pain? Or a chronic medical condition that just won’t “go away”? Well, I wrote my book A Place of Healing to address those tough questions and more. It’s the perfect read for anyone who is struggling to come to grips with the unending rigors of a long-term disability. The good news is, I just learned that David C. Cook publishing has just scheduled an e-book promotion for A Place of Healing. From now to December 8, 2015, the sale price is 99 cents. This great sale runs across all major e-book retailers, so it’ll be easy for you to take advantage of this unheard of price. Consider...

First Sunday of Advent

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 29, 2015
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ChristmasIt’s the season of Advent! Being raised in the Reformed Episcopal Church, I grew up celebrating this holiday. It all started with the ancient Christian church. Back then, they celebrated Advent as a way of anticipating and spiritually preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus. And so, at my church we celebrate...

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...

Thanksgiving Poem

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 26, 2015
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Give thanks!Happy Thanksgiving! Today, Ken and I will be getting together along with my sister-in-law, nephews, friends and coworkers to celebrate. I just love having the opportunity to sit around the table and give thanks to God for all the good things He has done — not to mention feast on some scrumptious turkey, bologna stuffing and sauerkraut (I know—they’re not the...

Ready for Thanksgiving?

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 24, 2015
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ThankfulAre you ready for Thanksgiving? No, I’m not talking about whether or not you’ve ordered your turkey or have your house perfectly decorated with pumpkins, cornucopias and fall wreaths … I mean are you ready for giving thanks? Are words of thanks flowing from...

Bring It Up... Thanksgiving!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 21, 2015
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Bring it UpRecently I did an interview with my friends, Cindy Fahy and Deborah Flora on their radio show Bring It Up! We covered some fascinating ground on the topic of giving thanks when we don’t feel thankful. Exactly how do we...

WLBF Wheelchair Drive

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 20, 2015
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Wheelchair DriveHundreds of Christian radio stations in the US air the "Joni and Friends" radio program, but only a few roll up their sleeves and get involved with our programs. Well, my good friends at WLBF are holding their annual wheelchair drive in Montgomery, Alabama. It ends tomorrow, Nov. 21, so if you live in the area and have...

A Special Ministries Reunion

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 19, 2015
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A Special Ministries ReunionForty years ago, John MacArthur’s Grace Community Church started its special ministries outreach to people with disabilities and their families – and last Friday, they celebrated their 40th anniversary of outreach. Here are a few key players who started it all: From the left, John Wern, Dr. Sam Britten, Wayne Foglesong, myself and Judy Butler, Gene Newman and Greg Barshaw. And all of us, decades later, are still...

Warden Burl Cain

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 18, 2015
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The Prison that Set Me FreeAt the 2015 Global Leadership Summit, the story of Warden Burl Cain of Angola Prison, LA, was featured as a powerful example of godly leadership. Warden Cain brought our Joni and Friends’ Wheels for the World program into...

Join us in Reading Through the Bible!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Nov. 16, 2015
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Joni and Ken Reading the BibleI once heard someone say, “When you go through God’s Word, God’s Word goes through you.” And there’s truth to that. Because God’s word changes us. I like the way the new living translation describes it in 2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. He corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.” Friend, the Bible is packed with God’s promises and guidance...

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