Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni's Birthday Celebration

October 15, 2020

Joni is praising God for another year of life! As she celebrates her birthday, Joni is rejoicing in the privilege of serving thousands of people with disabilities around the world. She would love you to join the celebration. Consider a gift in honor of Joni’s birthday!

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Finding Strength in Weakness
In Isaiah God tells us that he created us to make him famous, but how do suffering and weakness fit in? Throughout Scripture God deliberately uses the most unlikely characters to complete his work so that when the mission is accomplished all the glory goes to him. Hard times drive us to our knees, and through desperation we are reminded of God’s faithfulness and his strength is revealed. If we never face fear, how can we know courage? If we never had to weep, we would never know the beauty of having a friend wipe away our tears. God took a teenage girl’s poor decision and turned it into a 50-year mission of love and justice in his name and for his glory.

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Many of the greatest hymn writers had disabilities or serious health conditions. Despite physical, emotional, and spiritual struggles, they continued to praise God through the gift of music. Be encouraged as Joni shares their stories – and a song!
October 14, 2020
If you are struggling with chronic pain, do not focus on why. Instead, ask God how – how to persevere, how to serve, and how to live faithfully in the midst of your pain. Take heart that your pain is temporary. Your Savior has prepared a place for you with no more pain and no more tears.
October 13, 2020
Ken Tada is in the studio with Joni to celebrate her birthday week. They talk about persevering through COVID-19, living out Proverbs 31, and being a plow horse. Join Joni and Ken for the celebration!
October 12, 2020
Depression is an enemy that can push you to the edge of despair and hopelessness. If you are near the edge of almost giving up, look to the promises of God and trust in his goodness. He is a good Shepherd who will reach over the edge of the cliff to rescue you. With his help, you can still step back!
October 9, 2020
When challenges intrude, do feelings of fear and anxiety overwhelm you? Do not let emotions be your guide. Instead, do the hard work of trusting God and believing his promises. Choose to say no to fear and yes to the promises of God.
October 8, 2020
Dark emotions can easily drag you under. Instead of listening to your feelings, listen to God’s promises, and remember all that he has done for you. As you reflect on his many gifts and blessings, you will be lifted up.
October 7, 2020
Battling depression is hard work, and it starts with a change in thinking. Allow your thinking to be guided by Scripture. Do the hard work of continually bringing your thoughts back to the promises of God. As you believe God, you will be saying "no" to depression and "yes" to the joy of the Lord.
October 6, 2020
Depression is a fearsome opponent that will try to convince you that your life has no purpose and nothing is worth doing. But you can't live by your feelings. You must learn to act on what God says is true and trust in his promises. Fight to live by faith, even when it's hard.
October 5, 2020
Scripture says to give thanks in all things. But what if you don't feel thankful? Step out in faith, give thanks for the small things, and your feelings will catch up. The more you give thanks, the more your life will be characterized by joy and gratitude.
October 2, 2020
Your hardships are never wasted. The Lord uses your struggles and trials to accomplish his purposes and reach people with the Gospel. Pray for a willing heart to align your priorities with the Lord's, for his glory. 
October 1, 2020
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Featured Offer

Finding Strength in Weakness
In Isaiah God tells us that he created us to make him famous, but how do suffering and weakness fit in? Throughout Scripture God deliberately uses the most unlikely characters to complete his work so that when the mission is accomplished all the glory goes to him. Hard times drive us to our knees, and through desperation we are reminded of God’s faithfulness and his strength is revealed. If we never face fear, how can we know courage? If we never had to weep, we would never know the beauty of having a friend wipe away our tears. God took a teenage girl’s poor decision and turned it into a 50-year mission of love and justice in his name and for his glory.

About Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope is a broadcast ministry of Joni and Friends committed to bringing the Gospel and practical help to people impacted by disability around the world. Joni and Friends has been advancing disability ministry for over 40 years. Their mission to glorify God, communicate the Gospel and mobilize the global church to evangelize, disciple and serve people living with disability answers the call found in Luke 14 to “bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame… so that my house will be full.”

About Joni Eareckson Tada

Paralyzed as the result of a diving accident at age 17, Joni Eareckson Tada envisions a world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ. As the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, she is known worldwide as an author, speaker, disability rights advocate and radio personality. Her 10,000 radio programs are broadcast across the country and around the world, inspiring listeners to realize that there is hope in every hardship.
Joni Eareckson Tada is an esteemed Christian stateswoman and respected global leader in disability advocacy. Although a 1967 diving accident left her a quadriplegic, she emerged from rehabilitation with a determination to help others with similar disabilities. Mrs. Tada serves as CEO of Joni and Friends, a Christian organization which provides programs and services for thousands of special-needs families around the world. President Reagan appointed Mrs. Tada to the National Council on Disability, then reappointed by President George H.W. Bush. During her tenure, the ADA was passed and signed into law. Mrs. Tada served as advisor to Condoleezza Rice on the Disability Advisory Committee to the U.S. State Department. She served as Senior Associate for Disability Concerns for the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Colson Center on Christian Worldview awarded Joni Tada its prestigious William Wilberforce Award, and she was also inducted into
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Society of World Changers. 
Joni Eareckson Tada has been awarded several honorary degrees, including Doctor of Humanities from Gordon College and Doctor of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. She is an effective communicator, sharing her inspirational message in books, through artwork, radio, and other media. Joni Tada served as General Editor of the Beyond Suffering Bible, a special edition published by Tyndale for people affected by disability. Joni and her husband Ken were married in 1982 and reside in Calabasas, California.

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