Joni’s Posts

Cancer Update: A Scarred Veteran

January 22, 2019

Friends, I just want to thank you for all your prayers – honestly, Ken Tada and I can feel the updraft of the Holy Spirit sustaining us every step of the way in this cancer journey. I’ve been undergoing radiation treatments – something I did not do with my previous cancer because of my fragile lungs. But technology…

Read More

Looking Forward to Family Retreat in 2019

January 21, 2019

Earlier this week, my co-worker shared with me the final schedule of upcoming Family Retreats. I can’t tell you how excited I am as I look over the list. When I think of all the dads and moms who will receive much-needed encouragement, and the kids who will have loads of fun doing things they…

Read More

Sanctity of Life Sunday

January 20, 2019

When President Ronald Reagan established Sanctity of Life Sunday in 1984, it was with the intent to recognize the human dignity of unborn children. All these years later, it’s no longer only the unborn whose sanctity of life is questioned… it’s the elderly, those with catastrophic disabilities, people with psychiatric disorders, and more. There are…

Read More

Joni and Friends Logo Necklace

January 18, 2019

The new Joni and Friends logo represents our mission to evangelize and disciple people affected by disability. The figures within the globe support one another inwardly as they extend the Gospel out into the world.  Today, join us in celebrating 40 years of Joni and Friends ministry by ordering your special-edition logo necklace! This one-of-a-kind piece…

Read More

Cancer Update: Clear and Strong

January 17, 2019

Today marks my 12th radiation session with 23 more to go — and so far, my lungs still feel clear and strong. It’s what I’ve been praying and hoping for all along: minimal scarring to my fragile lungs (because I so love to sing, speak, and record the daily “Joni and Friends” radio programs). Every day…

Read More

Sanctity of Life with Nick Vujicic

January 14, 2019

This week marks 46 years since the landmark case Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States. When President Ronald Reagan established Sanctity of Life Sunday in 1984, it was with the intent to recognize the human dignity of unborn children. All these years later, it’s no longer only the unborn whose sanctity of…

Read More

Cancer Update: Sustained

January 10, 2019

Well, it’s about that time again for a cancer update, and the first thing I must say is, “Wow.” Never have I felt so sustained; Ken and I feel so uplifted, like we are hydroplaning on your prayers, hovering way above the gut-wrenching hardships of this cancer.

Read More

A Brand-New Thing

January 9, 2019

There is nothing like the start of a New Year! The year stretches out unscathed and untouched. True, 2019 holds cancer treatment for me (just like the year 2010), but I hold fast to the promise of God that His care for me will also be fresh and new. Isaiah 43 says, “I am the…

Read More

From the Heart: A New Look for Joni and Friends

January 7, 2019

For I’m going to do a brand-new thing. See, I have already begun! –Isaiah 43:19 Joni and Friends is reaching an amazing milestone this year. We are celebrating 40 years of Christ-centered ministry to people with disabilities and their families around the world! And as we begin 2019, I see it as the start of…

Read More