Month: September 2018

A Christian’s Calling

September 28, 2018 | Comments Off on A Christian’s Calling
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Hi, I’m Joni and I have a scripture lesson today that will amaze you. It’s from 1 Peter Chapter 2, verses 20-24, and it’s important because it specifically describes your calling and mine as followers of Jesus. This is what it means to look and sound and act like Jesus, okay? Here’s what the Holy…

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Kid’s Music Day

September 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Kid’s Music Day
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Kids Music Day

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada in the studio with my friend, Shauna Amick, Hey, Shauna, glad to have you with us.      SHAUNA: Hey there, Joni. I’m so happy to be here. JONI: I hear that we are gearing up to celebrate the 3rd Annual Music Day next week. SHAUNA: That’s right, and you know I…

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Prepare to Meet Your God

September 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Prepare to Meet Your God

“I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God does it so that men will revere Him. Whatever is has already been, and what will be has been before; and God will call the past to account.” – Ecclesiastes 3:14-15 Don’t be afraid…

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Joan Liggin’s Story

September 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Joan Liggin’s Story
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Joan Liggins

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a lesson about forgiveness. It’s also a lesson about obedience, and it starts with my good friend, Joan Liggins. I first met Joan when she came to work at Joni and Friends more than twenty-five years ago. She was a humble woman of prayer who worked diligently in data…

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David and Michael

September 25, 2018 | Comments Off on David and Michael
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His name is David and he may be the coolest 17-year-old I’ve ever met. Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and you would say the same if you met him. David is tall and blonde, with clear blue eyes and has the biggest smile ever. More than that, this kid reaches out to everybody, including the…

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You Bring Jesus to Special Needs Families at Family Retreat

September 25, 2018 | Comments Off on You Bring Jesus to Special Needs Families at Family Retreat
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“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to Me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.’” Matthew 11:28  All year long, families with a disabled child live on the edge of exhaustion. There are sleepless nights… endless medical appointments… challenges at school… financial pressures. Caring for their loved one demands…

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A Request and an Announcement

September 25, 2018 | Comments Off on A Request and an Announcement
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You know how I rely on your prayers! And tomorrow is another long day in the studio, where I’ll be recording Joni and Friends radio programs, as well as the 1-minute Diamond in the Dust broadcasts. It’s been a busy month of ministry, plus I’ve just spent three days in front of a microphone recording…

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Vicky Oliva’s Story

September 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Vicky Oliva’s Story
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with an amazing story about forgiveness. When I met Vicky at a rehab clinic so many years ago, I was so moved by the anguish written all over her face. Just a year earlier she was healthy and on her feet, but in a job interview that went awry, Vicky…

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The Paige Project

September 23, 2018 | Comments Off on The Paige Project
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My friend Paige has a rare genetic disease that caused her to lose her hearing, sight, and ability to walk or use her hands. She even has to use a ventilator to help her breathe. But, oh, what an amazing woman she is, given her upbeat outlook, her ability to paint and write, and her love for the Lord Jesus. Paige…

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Visit Joni’s Studio

September 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Visit Joni’s Studio
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and I love inviting folks into my art studio! Really, I do. If you are ever in the Southern California area and happen to drive by Agoura Hills, you just have to get off the freeway to come for a tour at the International Disability Center, because part of the…

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