Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada

Learning Contentment

September 16, 2020

All of us experience suffering to one degree or another. Being content amid that suffering is not easy. Whether we have plenty or we have little, the Apostle Paul reminds us that we must learn to be content. Though we cannot control the circumstances, we can direct our hearts toward contentment.

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Much inspiration can come from the example of courageous Christians who suffer without complaint, die to self and pursue godly character. Joni shares about one such hero of the faith, in the hopes that a new generation of believers will be inspired!
September 15, 2020
Scripture exhorts us to look not only to our own interests, but also to the interests of others. Joni shares a story of how she was inspired to consider the needs of someone else above her own. Let us look for those opportunities to humble ourselves and serve others.
September 14, 2020
As Christians, we are troops on a battlefield, fighting our adversary the devil. Our primary weapon in the battle is prayer. We have a direct line to our Commander to accomplish his mission, but too often we treat prayer like an intercom to request comfortable things. Let us not forget we are fighting a spiritual war, with prayer as our primary fire power.
September 11, 2020
If you are feeling weak and hollow today, offer your weakness to God in prayer. It is as you decrease that he will increase. Link your emptiness to God’s eternal strength and watch what he will do!
September 10, 2020
God tells us in his Word that obedience is better than sacrifice. He finds no pleasure in any gift when it’s offered from a heart that is still clinging to willful sins. We must allow the Spirit to examine our hearts and our offerings to Jesus. Obedience is far better than anything else we might bring to the Lord.
September 9, 2020
Regret and shame over past sin can sidetrack us and prevent us from moving forward in the cleansing grace of God. When we experience regret for our sin, we can celebrate that our debt is paid and our burden lifted. Thank the Lord for his overflowing mercy and forgiveness!
September 8, 2020
Many of our beloved hymns were born out of suffering and adversity. Singing praise to the Lord is a vital antidote to hardship and despair. Listen as Joni shares the history behind a classic hymn and lift your voice to the Lord in praise!
September 7, 2020
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September 4, 2020
We have an adversary who is very good at setting traps and snares. When we give in to temptation or head down the wrong path, we easily get entangled in sin. Much like a crab in a net, we cannot disentangle ourselves. If you are caught in a snare, turn from pride, look to the Lord and allow him to pluck your feet out of the net.
September 3, 2020
In the midst of pain and suffering it can be hard not to lose heart. But God’s Word says that your pain here on earth is a momentary affliction. Trust Jesus in your moments of darkness and rejoice that an eternal weight of glory awaits!
September 2, 2020
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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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