Joni's Posts December 2015

Powered to Move

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 11, 2015
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Powered to MoveOne word best describes my long-friend, Mike King — perseverance! The spiritual and physical disciplines which have shaped his life over the years have transformed Mike into a stalwart follower of Jesus Christ. Although a paraplegic, Mike tirelessly advocates for others with disabilities — he has served with our ministry for years, even ministering with Wheels for the World in China (where special-needs families can easily observe his great leadership qualities). I'm pretty excited about his new book Powered to Move — it's a great 'read' for any young man struggling to...

Congratulations to Zhang Xu and His Ministry!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 8, 2015
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Zhang XuIt was nearly two decades ago that Dr. Zhang Xu from the People’s Republic of China broke his neck in a diving accident, much like I did. Zhang Xu also suffered the same kind of despair, knowing he would never walk again. But a physical therapist from Japan shared the Joni book with him, and Xu opened his heart to Christ. He knew right away he needed to ‘pass on’ the hope. So ten years ago, Dr. Zhang Xu...

Meet Len: Leading Worship at the Age of 91!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 6, 2015
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Len Leading WorshipThe worship team at my church is made up of some pretty young people — but not all of them are millennials. Len is the man up front who adds harmony and plays a set of bongos — he is 91 years old and he uses a walker. It is so neat to see him hobble on stage, pushing his walker up to the microphone. And, hey, he does great harmony and keeps a really good beat! My point? You are never, ever too old to serve the Lord. And I’m not talking about just making music! There are many ways in which you, too, can glorify and serve the Lord no matter what your age (or hair color). Isaiah 46:4, “Even to your old age and gray hairs...

Beauty Redefined

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Dec. 4, 2015
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Beauty RedefinedDo you consider yourself beautiful? In an article written for Just Between Us magazine, my coworker Shauna Amick calls you to see yourself (and others) as God sees you...

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