Jennifer Barrick: A Powerful Testimony

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 23, 2012
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joni and jennifer barrickJennifer Barrick is one remarkable young woman. In November 2006, her family van was struck by a drunk driver going eighty miles per hour – her mother, father and brother sustained significant injuries, but Jennifer's was the worst: she suffered severe head trauma and fractures to her skull which put her in a five-week long coma. Jennifer surprised everyone when she began coming out of her coma groggily quoting scriptures and praise songs she knew by heart (most people come out of comas with much anger). Right then, everyone knew God's hand was on Jennifer in a special way. This special young woman and her parents came by our International Disability Center on Thursday, February 23 for a visit – her new book, A Miracle for Jen will be released in mid-March, and so I recorded several interviews with Jen for upcoming "Joni and Friends" radio programs! If you'd like to learn more, watch "The Jennifer Barrick Story" on our TV page!


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Just saw this story 💓! More proof through action how The Word is actually alive! God has been showing me the literal aspect of saying His Word is alive! Ever since I taught last Sunday School lesson from the book The Battle Field of the Mind for Kids. All about the importance of teaching kids to learn God's Words! 💜! I love when Scripture plays out 1 Corinthians 2:16b ...But we have the mind of Christ.Thank you for sharing this wondetful testimony!
  • Feb. 18, 2017
  • 9:52 a.m.
  • Tammy McCormick Saddler
I have read your book, Miracle for jen, It is the best book I have read. I know GOD is REAL. But now I am Truely a believer with your hwelp. Thank u. Hope all is well with your family.
  • April 29, 2013
  • 4:41 a.m.
  • jackie
Jennifer....You are a joy to listen to and watch! God bless you and all he's using you for and keep you strong and give you rest!
  • April 29, 2012
  • 6:40 p.m.
  • Josie Balsamo
The wonderful thing about Jenn is that she loves the Lord Jesus, His Word & people. Our sweet Laurie is in a coma too. She has a grateful heart. I am blessed to hear how God worked in Jenns life. "Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?"~Jeremiah 32:27
  • Feb. 26, 2012
  • 7:31 p.m.
  • Leslie Dawn Neagle
Thank you Joni for sharing the Barrick family. I was able to meet this family Monday and what a courages family they are. I am so blessed by them, they are truly a gift from God.
  • Feb. 25, 2012
  • 4:51 p.m.
  • Tiana Campuzano
She { Jennifer} hid the words in the heart. Just as Mary , the virgin Mary hid the THINGS in her heart. Jesus speaks so often of the HEART in the bible Jennifer's brokeness surely mended- many unsaved hearts. God Bless He has already. love pattie
  • Feb. 25, 2012
  • 4:32 p.m.
  • patricia ann harrington
It is wondeful! Praise God for His work in Jen's life. Looking forward to reading her complete book and her experience with Our loving and capable God. God Bless you Jen. Praising His Holy Name for His miracles. Amen
  • Feb. 25, 2012
  • 11:34 a.m.
  • Zabada
That is fanstastic! The Lord was really with her. That is really a blessing.
  • Feb. 25, 2012
  • 11:05 a.m.
  • Sally Ann Price
Dear Joni, What an unique recovery from Jennifer. God still performs miracles even when we do not expect it ! He is God the Almighty.
  • Feb. 24, 2012
  • 10:29 a.m.
  • San Tjoa