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Joni and Friends Chicago Hosts Midwest Disability Ministry Summit

By Joni and Friends | September 20, 2010
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As the Midwest Regional Office for Joni and Friends International Disability Center, Joni and Friends Chicago will host the Midwest Disability Ministry Summit at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 9. Anyone interested in working with individuals with disabilities will benefit from the day-long seminar, with sessions on topics such as…

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Chuck Colson

By Joni and Friends | September 18, 2010
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Chuck Colson is founder of Prison Fellowship and CEO of The Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview — he’s also the author of many books, including his 1976 biography Born Again. Chuck and I have collaborated on many projects over the years, especially as it concerns stem cell research and the sanctity of life. Earlier this…

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Friday, Sept. 17th Update from Joni

By Joni and Friends | September 17, 2010
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Friday, September 17th Update from Joni: Deep breathing, they say, is the best thing you can do for pneumonia, so this weekend you’ll find me inhaling to the max… counting to five… then slowly exhaling. Many times :-). However, I tend to think singing is also a good remedy — nothing like stretching your lungs…

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Tues., Sept. 14th Update from Joni

By Joni and Friends | September 14, 2010
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Tuesday, Sept. 14th Update from Joni: A few things have happened since Ken and I posted our video last week (loved reading your comments) – I had been experiencing some congestion and didn’t think much of it until I had a chest x-ray last Thursday. Before we even got home from the lab, my doctor…

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Joni is Interviewed by TIME Magazine

By Joni and Friends | September 14, 2010
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In her new book, A Place of Healing, disability activist and Christian author Joni Eareckson Tada takes on a question that has vexed the faithful for centuries: If God can heal people, why doesn’t he always do so? Tada has a strong personal interest in the answer. A quadriplegic since a diving accident four decades…

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2010 Christmas Cards

By Joni and Friends | September 8, 2010
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2010 Christmas Cards from Joni and Friends This year, purchase your Christmas cards from Joni and Friends! Joni has created two beautiful new card designs for 2010. They come in boxes of 15 cards and 16 envelopes. Each box is only $10.00 – less than $1.00 per card! And every purchase supports ministry to people…

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Isaiah Nicklas

By Joni and Friends | September 8, 2010
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The first time I met little Isaiah at our Camp Allen Family Retreat in Texas, I felt as though I were looking into the face of a cherub – I shouldn’t have been surprised; Isaiah is a delightful child with Down Syndrome. When I asked his older sister, Mary, about him, she beamed, “Everyone in…

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Tuesday, Sept. 7th Update from Joni

By Joni and Friends | September 7, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7th Update from Joni: Last evening Ken and I waved goodbye to my sister, Jay, who was here helping me through my second round of treatment — my sisters have so beautifully yielded their hands for Christ’s service to my husband and I, and they have really helped make this time of cancer…

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Friday, September 3rd Update from Joni

By Joni and Friends | September 3, 2010
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Friday, September 3rd Update from Joni: Anyone for prayer? Last evening my sister Jay and I were enjoying my backyard after sunset and, as warm breezes rustled the leaves, I listened as she blessed God for His merciful answers to so many intercessions. My ears perked, though, when Jay prayed softly, “And, Lord, thank you…

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Joni’s 2011 Planner

By Joni and Friends | September 1, 2010
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Prepare for the coming year with Joni’s new 2011 planner. Joni’s art will brighten your day while the scripture references and encouraging words inspire you to focus on the joy of the Lord. Order yours and start planning today!

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