May 2017

Blessed Riddance

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 9, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Radio

Blessed Riddance

Approaching another recording session reminds me of a quote by A. W. Tozer, “While we are looking at God we do not see ourselves –blessed riddance.” Blessed riddance… I love that because on recording days, we completely rely on prayer. Before we record a single program, we gather together and praise the Lord...

Join us at Family Retreat!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • May 5, 2017
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  • Family Retreats

Family RetreatDo you long for a place where your special needs family is accepted and embraced? Joni and Friends Family Retreats offer a haven of respite for families affected by disability. One Family Retreat mom even told us, “It’s magical here. At Family Retreat, they cover all your needs—physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional..."

National Day of Prayer 2017

National Day of Prayer

This Thursday, May 4th, is the National Day of Prayer, and this official event is a vital part of our nation’s heritage. Since the first call to prayer in 1775 when the Continental Congress asked the colonies to pray for God's wisdom in forming a nation, the call to prayer has continued through our nation’s history...

ECPA Christian Book Awards Honors A Spectacle of Glory as Best Devotional for 2017

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 3, 2017
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  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

Christian Book AwardsWhenever I write a book, my heart's desire is to draw readers into a closer, more intimate friendship with Jesus. And it's pretty encouraging when that desire is confirmed by top publishers. Today, I learned the news that A Spectacle of Glory won first place in the Devotion Book Category of the 2017 Christian Book Awards...

Matching Gift Opportunity!

Matching Gift OpportunityThis month at Joni and Friends, some dear friends of the ministry have offered to match every dollar you give from now until July 15, up to $250,000! Like you, these generous-hearted servants are passionate about filling the lives of disabled people with God’s bountiful love—and providing tangible help...

How our Radio Ministry Started...

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 1, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Radio, Video Archives

35 Years of Joni and Friends RadioI can’t believe it’s been 35 years since I started radio. I remember the day I was asked to consider doing a radio program. It was back in 1981 when Al Sanders, the founder of Ambassador Advertising Agency, visited my home. I was on bed rest with stubborn pressure sores, and I didn’t think I had it in me to do a radio program. But Al believed in me — and in how Jesus would encourage many through this ...

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