July 2010

The CID Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 19, 2010
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  • Christian Institute on Disability

As the U.S. prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and all that it has accomplished toward accommodating individuals with disabilities, the Joni and Friends Christian Institute on Disability (CID) furthers the work of the 1990 legislation by educating and influencing opinions and attitudes about individuals with disabilities, which is where real change must come in order to have true equality.

Joni and Friends Receives American Heritage Girls' Molly Pitcher Award

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 16, 2010
  • In the Media

Joni and Friends International Disability Center is the recipient of this year’s Molly Pitcher Award from the American Heritage Girls, a Christ-centered scouting program dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country. While usually awarded to individuals, Joni and Friends was selected this year...

Joni and Friends Television now broadcasting on Total Living Network

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 14, 2010
  • In the Media

Joni and Friends Television, the broadcast ministry of the Joni and Friends International Disability Center, announced today a new partnership with the Total Living Network, ensuring the broadcast of its encouraging and uplifting TV series to an even broader audience throughout the U.S. The launch of the program on this popular Chicago-based, faith and family-friendly network on July 3 greatly expands...

Tuesday, July 6th Update from Joni

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • July 6, 2010
  • Joni's Posts, Video Archives

The precious hours I was strong enough to sit up over the holiday weekend were almost all spent in our backyard, enjoying the breezes and blue sky. Ice packs, helping me drink lots of water, and keeping my arm elevated were Kathy’s responsibility, while Ken helped set up the portable keyboard that our friends, the Sanders, brought along for their Sunday visit (Al, Margaret, Peg and Jim head up Ambassador Agency, producers of the "Joni and Friends" radio program for nearly 30 years). After a scrumptious picnic lunch, it was an afternoon of singing hymns and celebrating the grace and sovereignty of God. Want to sing along? Click on this video and join us on “Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken!”

Friday, July 2nd Update from Joni

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • July 2, 2010
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Today was my first real day of feeling like myself – four days after pretty serious surgery :-). And just to prove it, I posted a quick video of me and my sister. Ken and I are so grateful for Kathy’s help this week...