Month: December 2016

Don’t Miss Our 2017 Products!

December 31, 2016 | Comments Off on Don’t Miss Our 2017 Products!
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The new year is right around the corner, and we have exactly what you need to start 2017 out strong! Don’t miss the opportunity to own A Spectacle of Glory, Joni’s 2017 Planner, or the new Beyond Suffering Bible. Each of these products will welcome you into the new year refreshed, revived, and full of…

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Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

December 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer Institute on Theology and Disability
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Collaborating with ministry partners is a big deal at Joni and Friends. Ephesians 4:16 says that “As each part [of Christ’s body] does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow…”. In other words, the best ideas emerge when we come together to share our knowledge and experiences about disability ministry. Having a…

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Hope for the Heart App

December 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Hope for the Heart App
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What in the world does God have in store for us in 2017? Just as last year was filled with joys and sorrows, celebrations and challenges, chances are 2017 will be the same. And one thing we have learned is there will always be opportunities to encourage others. So, this year, as we prepare to…

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Hope Heals

December 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Hope Heals
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When all seems lost, where can hope be found? Katherine and Jay married right after college and sought adventure far from home in Los Angeles, CA. As they pursued their dreams, they planted their lives in the city and in their church community. But everything changed on April 21, 2008, when Katherine suffered a massive…

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Give Help and Hope for 2017!

December 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Give Help and Hope for 2017!

On behalf of thousands of children and adults affected by disability, thank you. Countless lives were changed and many received Christ as their Lord and Savior this year because of your generosity and faithful prayers. We praise God for you! With 2017 approaching, there is still work to be done. Around the world, families affected…

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New Wheels for the World Restoration Center in Washington State!

December 27, 2016 | Comments Off on New Wheels for the World Restoration Center in Washington State!
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The used wheelchairs collected by our dedicated Wheels for the World Chair Corps volunteers come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and conditions. Before these wheelchairs can be delivered to people affected by disability overseas, they are restored at Restoration Centers located within correctional facilities across the United States. Here, inmates learn mechanical skills to…

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A Spectacle of Glory on Christianity Today

December 26, 2016 | Comments Off on A Spectacle of Glory on Christianity Today
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This week, Christianity Today is running excerpts from my new devotional, A Spectacle of Glory. It’s perfect timing too, with the new year just around the corner. Personally, I love to begin a fresh year with a new devotional book. It’s a great way to increase in wisdom and insight so that we can grow…

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from all of us at Joni and Friends! We pray your Christmas is filled with the joy and peace that is found in Christ!

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

December 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Does God Allow Suffering?
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It can be easy to question God’s goodness when it comes to our suffering. If God always has good intentions for His children, then does that mean God thinks suffering is good? Watch as Joni explains her answer to this difficult question…

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Ben Hulin Races in the Ironman

December 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Ben Hulin Races in the Ironman
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Most people would not even consider participating in an Ironman Race. Any one of the three legs – 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run – requires a tremendous amount of strength and training. But Ben Hulin, even though a paraplegic, was not deterred. After seven months of training, Ben successfully competed…

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