Month: February 2018

From the Heart – Your Daily Devotional for 2018

February 28, 2018 | Comments Off on From the Heart – Your Daily Devotional for 2018

As time passes, followers of Jesus move in two directions at the same time. 2 Corinthians 4:16 affirms, “Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” Do you see the two directions? On one hand, our physical strength diminishes with the passing years. But as we daily walk…

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Josiah Grauman’s Testimony

February 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Josiah Grauman’s Testimony
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Earlier this month, I got the chance to meet a young man named Josiah Grauman. Josiah shared with me how, only eight months into his marriage, he was diagnosed with Loeys-Dietz syndrome — it’s a congenital heart defect that can cause skeletal abnormalities, bruising and physical weakness. Not only is Josiah’s heart condition challenging to…

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Growing Through Suffering

February 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Growing Through Suffering
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Growing up, I always thought disability was something that happened to other people. At the age of 17, never, ever did I imagine that I would end up in a wheelchair, without the use of my hands or feet. But it happened — a reckless dive threw me into a world of suffering for which…

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Give a Wheelchair Today!

February 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Give a Wheelchair Today!

The need for wheelchairs worldwide remains great. But right now, in developing nations all around the world, the lives of disabled children and adults are being transformed because of you. Thank you for sending wheelchairs and the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Joni and Friends’ Wheels for the World program! Through your gift of a…

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Special Offer for You! A Spectacle of Glory Notecards and Set

February 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Special Offer for You! A Spectacle of Glory Notecards and Set
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Designed from Joni’s artwork, these notecards are perfect to send an encouraging note to family and friends. An inspirational verse from Scripture is included on the front and inside. Card Set includes 5 each of 4 designs, with 20 envelopes. 5” x 7” Special Deal! Buy Two Devotionals and receive a Notecard Set for FREE!…

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Billy Graham – A Life Well Lived

February 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Billy Graham – A Life Well Lived
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I will never cease to be amazed by how tireless Billy Graham was in his graciousness and commitment to integrity, excellence of ministry, and the unvarnished truth of the salvation message. But even more, as a person with a disability, I will forever be blessed by the way he always made certain that the gospel was accessible…

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Press Release – Former Senior Vice President of Oracle Named Next President of Joni And Friends

February 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Press Release – Former Senior Vice President of Oracle Named Next President of Joni And Friends

Ministry’s current President to stay on until 2019 to implement and oversee succession plan AGOURA HILLS, CA – Feb. 20, 2018 –  Joni and Friends’ Board of Directors, including founder Joni Eareckson Tada and President Doug Mazza, is pleased to announce they have appointed John Nugent as the next President of Joni and Friends. He…

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Former Senior Vice President of Oracle Named Next President of Joni and Friends

February 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Former Senior Vice President of Oracle Named Next President of Joni and Friends
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We’re excited to announce that John Nugent has been appointed as the next President of Joni and Friends! He will assume this role in January 2019 when our current President, Doug Mazza, will retire after 20 successful years of explosive ministry growth and global impact. Nugent has served on the Joni and Friends Board of…

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Sleepless Nights

February 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Sleepless Nights
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Do you ever have trouble sleeping? The last few nights, the pain in my hip has been so bad that I have hardly been able to get a good night’s rest. My dear husband Ken has been having to get up often in the middle of the night to turn me this way and that,…

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Diana Mood

February 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Diana Mood

Yes, that’s me around 1974, and that’s my friend, Diana Mood – why does she still inspire me to this day? Well, right after I broke my neck, she lived out John 15:13, “Greater love has no one than this: that he lay down his life for his friends.” Diana was a constant companion when…

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