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Radio Recording Day

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 26, 2018
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Tomorrow is another full day in the recording studio, and I do hope you will remember me and the entire Joni and Friends Radio team in prayer...

A Pizzeria with Purpose

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 22, 2018
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Applying for a job is never an easy process, but with a disability, the challenge is all the greater...

The Immerse Reading Bible

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 19, 2018
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The Bible is an invitation to discover God’s Story... so the best thing we can do is Immerse ourselves into it. Especially for summertime reading. I realize you might not normally place the Bible on your summer book list, but this special series is like reading a paperback without chapter or verse breaks...

Father's Day Memories

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 17, 2018
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It’s been 28 years since Dad passed away, but I miss him still. John King Eareckson always seemed so strong and capable to me. He was my hero, and I was his pal – around our relatives, he was often called ‘Big Johnny’ and I was ‘Little Johnny.’ He loved working with his hands, building stone walls and our family farmhouse. He was an accomplished wrestler, too… Daddy served as an alternate on the US wrestling team in the 1932 Olympics. Even after arthritis made it necessary for Dad to use a pair of Canadian crutches, he still led our family with strength and character.

I remember one evening, when I was sitting in the old farmhouse with my sister, we heard a squeal of tires and a short while later, we saw the light of leaping flames. A vandal had set our barn on fire! In the light of the next morning, my father slowly sifted through the ruins of his...

Sing!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 14, 2018
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Last year my friends Keith and Kristin Getty gave me the honor of speaking and singing on stage at the Sing! Getty Music Worship Conference. It was such an incredible experience to lead more than 3,200 worship leaders, musicians, and pastors in singing. I loved hearing the swell of music...

New England Movie Showing

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 11, 2018
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I have a special invitation for my New England friends. This Saturday, June 16, I’ll be in Connecticut, for a red-carpet premiere of the remastered movie Joni. Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel...

St. Matthew's Quilting Club

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 9, 2018
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The women at St. Matthew's Church in Southern California have enjoyed their quilting time together for years. It's always been a great time to build community and help others. So it's probably no surprise that when they learned about our need at Wheels for the World, they jumped at the...

A Crown of Splendor

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 8, 2018
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Today Ken and I came across Proverbs 16:31 in our Bible reading, “Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.” After we closed our Bibles, we reminisced about our trip to Russia in 1991. I was in Moscow with Billy Graham and, during our stay, we befriended an elderly woman...

From the Heart - Expressing the Gospel Through Service

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 6, 2018
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When I admire the smile of a young person with a disability – like my friend, here – I always think, does he know Jesus as his Savior? Does he see his disability through Christ’s eyes? How can our team at Joni and Friends draw him closer to Jesus? The day-to-day hardships of a disabling condition...

A Refreshed Husband!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 5, 2018
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Thanks to you who prayed for Ken as he recently fly-casted for bonefish in the Bahamas. Although it was somewhat cloudy (which makes it difficult to see fish), he had a great time of fellowship with a bunch of Christian guys. Always looking for ways to talk about Jesus, Ken gave our Joni & Ken: An...

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