Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada

Push Back the Darkness

October 29, 2020

Our nation needs people who will speak up for the voiceless and contend for the weak. Join Joni in dispelling the darkness, upholding human dignity, and praying for life.

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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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Human dignity must be anchored in God, the Creator of human life. But we now live in a society that does not value the weak, the unborn, the elderly or disabled. Let us pray that God will raise up leaders who value life, especially the most vulnerable among us.
October 28, 2020
You may feel like you are drowning in a pile of discouraging problems, deadlines and difficult people. But God’s Word promises that death has no victory and no sting. Rejoice that in Christ you have hope, both in this life and the one to come!
October 27, 2020
God calls believers to defend the weak, the needy and the voiceless. As the opposition to protecting life grows, never has the need to act been greater! Join Joni in praying we will be a nation that safeguards life. Yes, it’s an uphill battle, but God specializes in answering impossible prayers!
October 26, 2020
In times of trouble, when you are anxious or fearful, run to the Lord. His name is a strong tower! There is no more safe and secure place than with the Lord, our Good Shepherd.
October 23, 2020
The Lord of the universe, the Creator of magnificent beauty, has chosen you as his friend! Take a moment today to be astounded by his amazing grace that saved a sinner like you.
October 22, 2020
God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ stand with you in your battles, offering consolation, hope and grace. God is as near and close as though he were placing his hand on your worried brow today. Rejoice that all the sympathy of his love is with you today.
October 21, 2020
Trials never feel pleasant at the time you’re experiencing them. But God works through them to bring a fruitful harvest, both in this life and the life to come. As you experience hardships, hold fast to the Lord, knowing that the joy will come afterwards!
October 20, 2020
Whether you are battling breast cancer or any other illness or life challenge, be encouraged that the triune God comes together to comfort your heart and establish you in the fight. No matter what hardship you may be facing, you are not alone!
October 19, 2020
You may wish God would shed a little more light on a tough decision you’re facing right now. But God often only provides enough light for the next step. Trust his Word to illuminate your situation and guide your path, step by step.  
October 16, 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!
October 15, 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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