Month: October 2011

A Visit from The Master’s Seminary

October 10, 2011 | Comments Off on A Visit from The Master’s Seminary
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A few days ago a group of foreign seminary students from TMS visited our International Disability Center – men from Japan, South Africa, England, Korea, the Philippines, and China (I had a chance to give most of them my books in their home language)! These students not only learned about Wheels for the World and International…

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Joni’s E-Devotionals: A Heartwarming Story!

October 10, 2011 | Comments Off on Joni’s E-Devotionals: A Heartwarming Story!

Mandy, a subscriber to Joni’s e-devotional, wrote, “My husband and I read the devotions sent from this site as part of our morning ritual. He was deployed for a year to Afghanistan, and being able to read those devotions each day together made us feel not so far away from each other… We are so…

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Family Retreats go Canadian!

October 6, 2011 | Comments Off on Family Retreats go Canadian!
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Our neighbor-nation recently held its first Family Retreat – one family arrived with three children with Down syndrome, but experienced a fresh touch from the Savior, along with all the other families. Even the residents of a nearby mobile-home park chipped in, baking pies for a pie-and-ice-cream social, and staying for a little square-dancing. When Chantal,…

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Meet Our Teen Docents!

October 6, 2011 | Comments Off on Meet Our Teen Docents!
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Every young person who visits our International Disability Center is a treasure – and these three girls are no exception. Meet Olivia, Ahna, and Bella, three sisters who are passionate about Jesus and helping people with disabilities. It’s why the two older sisters are learning to be ‘junior docents.’ Christian school and home-school groups are…

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Your “Radio” Prayers Did It!

October 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Your “Radio” Prayers Did It!
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We just completed a hefty day of recording programs non-stop… and it’s “thumbs up” to you! Thank you for praying for breath, strength, energy and Spirit-blessed recordings – yes, I had to pause several times and catch my breath and pray, but we’re so happy we made it. After all the recordings were finished at 4:30 pm,…

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It’s Radio Day!

October 3, 2011 | Comments Off on It’s Radio Day!
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Early Monday morning, Ken and I, along with Rainey and Amy (they make up the radio department) will pile into the recording studio, once again, to record a slew of new radio programs – 30 “Joni and Friends” programs, 62 one-minute features (we call Diamonds in the Dust) and the usual station promos and PSA’s. Our capable…

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Finding the Father’s Love… In Thailand!

October 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Finding the Father’s Love… In Thailand!
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Orapin and her 10-year-old daughter, Dear who has cerebral palsy, live in the mountains of Thailand. Orapin looked everywhere for help until at a tiny village hospital in northern Thailand, they told her about our Wheels for the World team. “Go there,” they said, “they will show you love.” So Orapin packed up Dear and traveled through…

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A Budding Artist!

October 3, 2011 | Comments Off on A Budding Artist!
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Last week, 10-year-old Olivia came for a tour of our International Disability Center – when I showed her my art studio, I gave her a box of crayons (as I do with every kid who visits my studio). Well, she came back this week to show off her talent – wow, she’s a real artist!…

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