Month: April 2012

Radio Recording Today

April 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Radio Recording Today
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Starting bright and early Monday morning, I’ll be in the studio recording 30 “Joni and Friends” radio programs, 20 one minute radio features, and 30 disabilitycampaign.org features (didn’t I just ask you to pray about all this a couple of weeks ago? My, radio recording day certainly comes around quickly. :-). I will wheel into…

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Easter Egg Hunt
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Imagine it’s time for an Easter Egg Hunt. Do you have good ideas about how to find the most eggs? Where are you going to look first? How are you going to make sure no one missed any eggs? Now think how your hunt for eggs might be changed if you were in a wheelchair.…

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Joni’s Message at the 2011 National Day of Prayer Observance

April 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Joni’s Message at the 2011 National Day of Prayer Observance
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Watch this video to hear a portion of Joni’s message at the 2011 National Day of Prayer Observance in Washington DC.

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Disability Ministry Summit 2 for 1 Special!

April 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Disability Ministry Summit 2 for 1 Special!

Because you are such a special friend to Joni and Friends, we’re extending a two for one invitation to our 2012 West Coast Disability Summit May 18-19 at First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena, California! Sign up by May 5th for you and a friend to receive the very best disability ministry training has to…

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Radio is “in the Can!”

April 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Radio is “in the Can!”
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I just finished radio recording and wanted to send you this quick snapshot – because we paused to thank God for friends like you. I know for a fact that many of you take very seriously your partnership in prayer (you tell me so on the blog). And I’m convinced that your intercessions kept my…

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Meet Our IDC Docents

April 27, 2012 | Comments Off on Meet Our IDC Docents
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These wonderful women serve as ‘tour guides’ for visitors to the IDC from out-of-state, from local churches, homeschool groups or Christian schools (this photo was snapped after our Docent Appreciation Luncheon last week). Our trained docents lead folks through our headquarters and do an excellent job of raising disability awareness, and explaining everything from Family…

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Sparks for Jesus (and Cubbies, too!)

April 27, 2012 | Comments Off on Sparks for Jesus (and Cubbies, too!)

Can you say John 3:16? Here are some kids who recited that verse plus a whole bunch more. And if you’ve been in AWANA clubs, you know that when you finish memorizing a verse, you earn AWANA Bucks.   But do you know what is different about these kids? Once they earned their AWANA Bucks,…

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Greetings From Peru!

April 26, 2012 | Comments Off on Greetings From Peru!
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With so many Peruvian special needs families being loved in Christ’s name this week at our first International Family Retreat in Peru, it’s no wonder they’re saying “We are all having a wonderful time experiencing God’s grace!” This Family Retreat is one of 14 other Retreats that Joni and Friends is hosting this year in…

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Joni’s Tulip Scarf

April 25, 2012 | Comments Off on Joni’s Tulip Scarf
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Mother’s Day will be here soon! Are you looking for a way to show your mother how much you appreciate her? Make her feel special with this elegant scarf from Joni and Friends. This 100% silk scarf created from Joni Eareckson Tada’s “Tulips” art will easily become one of her favorite wardrobe accessories. Perfect for…

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A Tribute to our Friend, Chuck Colson

April 24, 2012 | Comments Off on A Tribute to our Friend, Chuck Colson
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Several weeks ago Ken and I were with Chuck and our friends for the Wilberforce Weekend – on Friday evening, Chuck got up to the platform to welcome everyone and express his excitement about presenting the Wilberforce Award to me on the following evening. It was not to happen. He was overcome by dizziness and…

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