She’s deeply loved by so many of us, and simply hearing her first name, “Joni,” brings a smile to our faces. Today we will check in with Joni Eareckson Tada and her beloved husband, Ken.
They talk poignantly about their latest journey together – Joni’s battle with breast cancer. Join us as they share their tender love story in a way that reflects the love of Christ.
Be sure to visit Joni and Friends for more information about their ministry dedicated to extending the love and message of Jesus Christ to people who are affected with disability around the world.
Joni Eareckson Tada, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, is an international advocate for people with disabilities.
A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, unable to use her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar situations.
Joni has written 46 books and numerous magazine articles. She was inducted into the Christian Booksellers’ Association’s Hall of Honor in 1995 and received the Gold Medallion Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. She has received numerous other awards and honors.
Joni and her husband, Ken Tada, have been married since 1982.
For more information about Joni, visit www.JoniAndFriends.org.
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