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2018 Cause 4 Life Internships

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 16, 2018
  • Cause 4 Life

Cause 4 Life InternshipsAs the new year begins here at Joni and Friends, we’re well underway preparing for our summer internship programs – and now is the time to apply! Our Cause 4 Life internship program will give you hands-on experience with ministering to...

Joni Eareckson Tada’s Statement on Disability and Oregon’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Law

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Jan. 15, 2018
  • 1 Comment
  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

Joni StatementEver since the 1990s when Oregon passed its Death with Dignity Act, I’ve been working to de-grease its slippery slope. Under the law, physicians may give lethal drugs to patients with terminal illnesses who want to end their lives. The law’s proponents have insisted it could only be offered to those who had 6 months or less to live, and was a safety valve when nothing else could be done to alleviate suffering. But not so anymore...

Be a Blessing

Be a BlessingWould you like to know for sure that God's favor rests upon you? The clue is in today's verse. The angel the Lord was saying to Abraham, "The reason I am blessing you is so that you, in turn, can pass on the blessing to all nations. They will receive...

People Who Inspire Joni: Steve Estes

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Jan. 12, 2018

Steve EstesI can honestly say, I don't know where I would be were it not for this gentle, good man, Steve Estes. I met him when I was fresh out of the hospital, just 19 years old, struggling against depression and searching for answers in God's Word. Steve was...

Erika in Thailand

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 11, 2018
  • International Family Retreat

Erika in ThailandHave you ever wondered what it’s like to serve on an International Family Retreat (IFR)? Hear from one of our wonderful volunteers, Erika Rogers, who traveled to Thailand with us last year, as she answers some questions you might have about...

It's Heart for the Disabled Week!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 9, 2018
  • 1 Comment

Heart for the Disabled Week!It's Heart for the Disabled Week at Joni and Friends! Every year, we encounter thousands of families affected by disability – and these families are in desperate need of some encouragement from believers like you. That’s why each January, we...

“At Family Retreat, We’re Accepted and Loved”

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Jan. 7, 2018
  • 1 Comment

“At Family Retreat, We’re Accepted and Loved”Families affected by disability come to Family Retreat in need of spiritual strength, encouragement, and renewal. For 5 years, Sam Hunter and her son, Brighton, have found just that and more at Family Retreat. When they first arrived at Retreat...

Christmas Cards—Special Offer! 50% Off!

Christmas Cards SaleWe've got a special offer just for you! Joni's popular Christmas Cards are now on sale for 50% off ($6.00 per box)! The Glory to God and Joy to the World Christmas card boxes include 15 foil cards and 16 foil-lined envelopes. Insert your own family...

Give Help and Hope for 2018!

Wheels for the WorldOn behalf of thousands of children and adults affected by disability, thank you. Countless lives were changed and many received Christ as their Lord and Savior this year because of your generosity and faithful prayers. We praise God for you!

In God's Eyes

In God's EyesWhen I was a teenager, rushing out of the house to meet my friends, I would invariably be stopped at the door by my father who’d say, “Joni, I want you to act as though someone were always watching. Don’t forget that you’re an Eareckson...

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