Month: March 2012

Chuck Colson and Our Friends

March 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Chuck Colson and Our Friends
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Today, Friday, I spent all day with a wonderful group of 40 Christian leaders from across the country, all of us fully committed to shaping a biblical worldview as it concerns the sanctity of life, religious liberty and the institution of marriage. Chuck Colson and our friends from the Colson Center on Worldview convened this…

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Joni at CBN

March 29, 2012 | Comments Off on Joni at CBN
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Today here in Washington, DC I had interviews at Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) and also CNN. New statistics about autism were released today from the CDC — now 1 in 88 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum! Pray we can reach these families with the love of Christ.

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Hope in Haiti

March 29, 2012 | Comments Off on Hope in Haiti
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Life in the country of Haiti is hard. And after the big earthquake in January 2010, life became even harder. What’s more, for children who have a disability… things can be so much worse! That is why Joni and Friends has been partnering with churches in Haiti to train them on how to welcome kids…

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Your Loving Support Brings Kim and Javier Home to Family Retreat!

March 29, 2012 | Comments Off on Your Loving Support Brings Kim and Javier Home to Family Retreat!
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At Family Retreat, families come in all shapes and sizes. Kim Skethway is a single mom. Her 15 year old son, Javier, has cerebral palsy. “We live in a world that doesn’t understand our needs,” says Kim. But at Joni and Friends’ Family Retreat, they find the strength and understanding that they need. Kim and…

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Heading to DC Today!

March 28, 2012 | Comments Off on Heading to DC Today!
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We’re packing up our bags one more time and heading to Washington DC today for the William Wilberforce Weekend sponsored by the Colson Center. I’ll be speaking on several panels, as well as presenting messages on the sanctity of life, the Christian’s social responsibilities, and how Joni and Friends is promoting a biblical worldview on…

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The Story of Maria

March 27, 2012 | Comments Off on The Story of Maria
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Can you think of a time when you had to stay home from school because you were sick? Maybe your mom made you your favorite food to help you feel better or maybe you got to sit in your pajamas on the couch all day. With all of the extra love from your parents, you…

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Thanks for Praying for Radio!

March 26, 2012 | Comments Off on Thanks for Praying for Radio!
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Okay, you know how I often ask you to pray that God will give me breath and strength for a full day of recording? Especially when I sing hymns on certain radio programs? Well, sometimes I just don’t have the breath or strength to ‘hold’ a note, or even ‘hit’ a high one. So what…

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It’s Recording Day!

March 26, 2012 | Comments Off on It’s Recording Day!
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Last week after coming home from a busy ministry trip up in the Bay Area, I dove right into writing “Joni and Friends” radio programs – 30 four-minute scripts, and 47 one-minute ones. I’m always blessed hearing how the radio ministry encourages our listeners. And today, Monday, it’s going to be a full schedule from…

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A Community Project for You!

March 23, 2012 | Comments Off on A Community Project for You!
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  Are you looking for a fun and engaging outreach project for your church or youth group? How about collecting wheelchairs that will bring hope and mobility to children and adults with disabilities around the world? Get your entire community involved by hosting your own Wheels for the World wheelchair drive! Whether you host a…

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Your Prayers Needed…

March 22, 2012 | Comments Off on Your Prayers Needed…
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I realized seconds ago, I need prayer. In fact, my friend just snapped this photo (look at that ‘runaway’ desk!) as I was writing my message for the Wilberforce Award Banquet next week (we fly to DC on Wednesday, March 28). I also need to write 47 more radio programs as we’ll be recording on…

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