Joni and Friends Radio Program

My Canteen

March 26, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and it’s a crystal clear memory.   A long time ago when I was on my feet I once went on a backpacking trip through the Rawah wilderness in northern Colorado; even though it was back when I was a teenager, I recall that trip as though it were yesterday. Um, that burning, aching feeling in your muscles as you hike up steep…

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A Life Example

March 25, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a good word from II Corinthians Chapter 1.  And here’s that good word for you starting in verse 5, “For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows. If we are distressed, it is for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, it is…

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Down Syndrome Do-Nots

March 22, 2019

This week we focused on World Down Syndrome Day, and for a good reason.   Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and you know, I was watching the Discovery Channel the other night – um, it was a report on all the new and incredible surgical procedures that are now available. You know, stuff like that really interests me, a person with a disability. But there was one surgery that had to do…

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Sarah Prays

March 21, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and I’m pretty excited that so many special needs parents and students, and those who are just looking for practical ways to include people with disabilities are subscribing to our Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast right now. And if you are interested in caregiving or nursing, or if you are a special-ed student this podcast is for you, because this…

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019

March 20, 2019

Tomorrow is World Down Syndrome Day! That’s right, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada here with my friend and co-worker Shauna Amick, and we’re asking you to do something very fun and a little bit unusual in order to celebrate and support our friends with Down syndrome, aren’t we Shauna. SHAUNA: That’s right, Joni! Every March 21st…

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Brotherly Love

March 19, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and Spring is right around the corner. And I know you’re looking forward to a change of seasons and so is my friend Shauna Amick. Shauna is the mother of a child with disabilities. Shauna, you must love Spring, a chance for the kids to get out of the house.…

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What If Your Baby’s Not Healthy?

March 18, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with an interesting observation. Because every expectant parent hopes that their child will grow up to become a happy person. We dream of children who will do well in school and eventually become lawyers, doctors, responsible citizens in society, children who will join Little League or play tennis. We want…

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Courtney’s Wheelchair

March 15, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and you’re listening to “Joni and Friends”. And hey, I’m pretty excited that our Wheels for the World team right now is down in El Salvador delivering hundreds of wheelchairs, Bibles, giving the Gospel, copies of the Joni book in Spanish. Yikes! And of all the disabled people our team…

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He Answered Her Not

March 14, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a story from Matthew Chapter 15. And it’s the story of the Canaanite woman who came to Jesus, begging him to heal her daughter who was demon- possessed. She’d heard that Jesus could do miraculous works; her friends had seen the Lord do remarkable things. And being the mother…

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Bernie’s Story

March 13, 2019

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and isn’t it amazing how God will lead us? Like the way He’s led Bernie Punte all these years. Now Bernie was a Christian, but he really wasn’t involved in outreach or ministry. One day, though, he was listening to Christian radio (just like you are) and he happened to…

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