February 2017

NRB – Celebrating 35 Years of Radio

  • By: Joni and Friends, Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 27, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Radio

NRB - 35 Years!Every year about this time Ken and I head to the National Religious Broadcasters convention, and this year is extra special – Joni and Friends is celebrating 35 years on the radio. That’s right, this May will mark over 9000 radio programs recorded over the past 3 ½ decades. And I keep thinking of the thousands of people who have listened to our radio program over the years. They are not just an audience; each listener is a precious soul and, like you and I, they long to hear genuine encouragement from the Lord. I’ve always considered our radio programs as an avenue God uses to speak strength, courage and comfort into the hearts of His children. Just the other day, I received an email from a woman who suffers...

Establishing a Caregiving Plan for an Elderly Parent

CaregivingIn many families, the responsibility of caregiving falls on the adult children, whether they are serving as full-time caregivers or supervising the care given to their elderly parents. To some, caring for an aging parent is an easy decision; for others, it’s a...

Joni Eareckson Tada Will Receive Biola’s Colson Award

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Feb. 16, 2017
  • In the Media

Joni Eareckson TadaOn February 22, Joni will receive Biola University’s Charles W. Colson Conviction and Courage Award! Recipients of this award demonstrate a commitment to the unshakeable truths of a biblical worldview, as well as a willingness to act on biblical convictions, however risky or challenging it may be. "Joni Eareckson Tada has long been a shining light in the Christian world, a woman whose life has been a testimony of conviction, courage, and compassion," said Biola President, Barry H. Corey. "Our award selection committee wanted to honor Joni's convictions as they are expressed in her tireless advocacy for the disabled; the worldwide impact she has made through books and articles on...

A Spectacle of Glory Notecards

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 15, 2017
  • What's New in Our Store

A Spectacle of Glory NotecardsDesigned from Joni’s artwork, these notecards are perfect to send an encouraging note to family and friends. An inspirational verse from Scripture is included on the front and inside. Card Set includes 5 each of 4 designs, with 20 envelopes...

His Love is Unfailing


As humans, we are all seeking affection, affirmation, and acceptance. But deep inside, what we really want is to be loved. Proverbs 19 says, “What a person desires is unfailing love,” and the only source of unfailing love is our Creator...

How May We Pray for You?

How May We Pray for You?At Joni and Friends, we’re passionate about prayer. If you have any prayer requests, let us know… we’d love to pray for you! Every morning at Joni and Friends, our staff gathers at 8 a.m. to pray. During that time, we thank God for you because of your faithful partnership in this ministry. We faithfully pray for any specific needs...

Tom Hardwick

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 10, 2017
  • Family Retreats, Cause 4 Life, Video Archives

Tom HardwickTom Hardwick didn’t let his Duchenne muscular dystrophy stop him from interning with Cause 4 Life and volunteering as a Short Term Missionary at Family Retreat in 2015. Although life is not always easy for Tom, his optimism, joy, and adventurous spirit inspire everyone around him.

A Spectacle of Glory

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 8, 2017
  • What's New in Our Store

A Spectacle of GloryGod does not choose to display His glory through burning bushes; He chooses you! This inspiring, year-long devotional by Joni focuses on your Heavenly Father, how He cares for you every day, and how His love enables you to live as a spectacle of His glory. In this devotional, you will find great comfort and encouragement by focusing on the One who longs to lead and guide you every step of the way, every day. Don’t ever think your life is too ordinary, your world too small, or your work too insignificant. All of it is a stage set for you to glorify God...

Hope Overflowing

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 4, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Ways to Serve, Wheels For The World

Hope OverflowingRight now, in developing nations all around the world, lives of disabled children and adults are being transformed because you are sending wheelchairs and the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Joni and Friends’ Wheels for the World program...

A Mother's Prayer for Her Son

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Feb. 2, 2017
  • 1 Comment
  • Wheels For The World

A Mother's PrayerFive-year-old Angel was born with hydrocephalus and cannot walk or talk. Eusebia, his mother, is pregnant again and worries what their family’s future will hold. Every morning, the first thing she does is pray and brings her requests to God. How will I feed my family? Who will care for Angel when I’m no longer around? How can I ever afford a wheelchair for him? These are some of Eusebia’s thoughts and worries about Angel...