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The Joni and Friends Radio Program is a four-minute broadcast hosted by Joni Eareckson Tada. The inspirational program airs each weekday, sharing a biblical perspective on a wide range of topics. Joni shares encouragement, tackles issues related to disability awareness, and provides uniquely persona…

Joni and Friends


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    Making Sense of Suffering

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 4:00

    If you are struggling with difficult circumstances right now – chronic pain, a difficult marriage, a prodigal child, illness – you may find yourself asking God, “Why are you allowing so much hardship in my life?” Friend, take heart that your trials are producing great spiritual benefits in your life. These momentary trials are preparing for you an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison!

    Your Story of Redemption

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 4:01

    If you have experienced the grace of God in the midst of hardship, share your story! Others need to hear how God redeemed your pain and turned it into something triumphant. Remind others that God's grace can be sufficient in their lives as well.

    Be a Friend to Jesus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 4:00

    In the moments when Jesus most needed a friend, his disciples abandoned him. As a follower of Jesus, what sort of friend does he have in you? Give him your time, your joys, your sorrows. Offer him your very soul, and be a friend to Jesus!

    Hope is Within Reach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 4:00

    The enemy of your soul wants you to believe that hope is out of reach. But your Father is the God of all hope. He has created you for joy and hope! Continue to hold on to the Lord. Hope is on the way!

    Hymns for Every Occasion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 4:00

    Learn more about Joni's book: Timeless Hymns for Family Worship

    Prayer for the Nations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 4:00

    Be inspired as Joni talks to her prayer mentor about her heart for the world. Keep praying for the nations! God can move mountains through your prayers!

    Laboring in the Kingdom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 4:00

    God has a marvelous rest planned for you in eternity. But until he calls you home, commit yourself to laboring for his kingdom. Do not settle for a life of comfort or ministry that is minimal. Devote your life to serving the Lord!

    The Legacy of a Teddy Bear

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 4:00

    A teddy bear from Phillip's Love Bears is not merely a stuffed animal. It represents a legacy of care and compassion for children with disabilities. Born out of the heart of a disabled child, each bear sends the message that a person with a disability can play a significant role in touching a hurting world.

    Remember God's Goodness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 4:00

    If the skies are gray and your spirits are low, remember that you worship an awesome God who rescued you from sin. Praise him for his faithfulness, kindness, and mercy. Keep pressing onward, even on a dreary January day!

    Conforming to a Higher Image

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 4:00

    Every person, regardless of ability, is created in the image of God. And thus every life is valuable! But you can be created in the image of God and still be lost. The most important pro-life message you can share is the saving message of Jesus Christ. He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life!

    Each Letter is Secure

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 4:00

    God's Word is sweeter than honey and more precious than silver! Cherish the words of Scripture, and thank the Lord that he preserves and safeguards every word, even down to the smallest detail.

    Jesus is Your Guide

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 4:00

    Purchase Joni's devotional "A Spectacle of Glory."

    Heart for the Disabled: Barbara and Jaysen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 4:00

    Send your Valentine to Barbara and Jaysen at Joni and Friends, PO Box 3333, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. See their photo at joniradio.org.

    Heart for the Disabled: Tamene and Tigist

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 4:00

    Send your Valentine to Tamene and Tigist at Joni and Friends, PO Box 3333, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. See their photo at joniradio.org.

    Heart for the Disabled: Ed and Stephanie

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 4:00

    Send your Valentine to Ed and Stephanie at Joni and Friends, PO Box 3333, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. See their photo at joniradio.org.

    Heart for the Disabled: Reyna and Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 4:00

    Send your Valentines to Reyna at Joni and Friends, PO Box 3333, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. See a photo of Reyna and her kids at joniradio.org.

    Heart for the Disabled: David and Traci

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 4:00

    Send your notes to David and Traci at Joni and Friends, PO Box 3333, Agoura Hills, CA 91376. See their photo at joniradio.org.

    Get Ready to Encourage

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 4:00

    The Law of the Lord is Perfect

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 4:00

    Join Joni and Ken in reading through the Bible. Go to joniradio.org!

    Joy and Sorrow Coexist

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 4:00

    Good things and bad things are always happening simultaneously in your life. Joy and sorrow are always mingled together, especially for the person whose hope is in Christ. Friend, the world needs to see your joy in the middle of your sorrows. What convincing proof of the power of Christ!

    Reflecting on Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 4:01

    As December comes to a close, take a quiet moment to reflect on the wondrous reality of Christ's birth. He was born to bring freedom from sin and make your heart clean. Give thanks that he makes everything beautiful in his time.

    All is Calm, All is Bright

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 4:02

    On an ordinary night in Bethlehem, the extraordinary happened – Jesus invaded the realm of darkness and stormed Satan's kingdom. As you celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas, allow him to invade your heart and storm your life. Only through Jesus will all be calm and bright!

    Beholding and Becoming

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 4:00

    The heart of becoming more like Christ is not trying hard to do the right thing and saying no to sinful ways. Holiness comes as you fix your eyes on Jesus, behold his glory, and treasure him above all else. When he captivates your heart, you cannot help but be transformed!

    Risen with Healing

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 4:00

    The Savior of the world has come to heal your relationship with the Father, bringing peace, contentment, and joy. Join the angels in singing praise to the newborn King!

    Set a Course for Obedience

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 4:00

    You set an example for others not only through your words but also through your actions. Encourage others to join you on a path of obedience. For whoever practices and teaches God's commands will be called great in the kingdom!

    Ezekiel's Warning

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 4:00

    Visit joniradio.org for information about Joni's reading plan and the Beyond Suffering Bible.

    Getting Ready for Heaven

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 4:00

    Your citizenship is in heaven. Do you eagerly await the day when sin, sorrow, sighing, and suffering are behind you? Is your heart set on home? When you face struggles here on earth, remember where you're headed!

    Come, Lord Jesus

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 4:02

    Jesus' first coming was a quiet one – born in a stable in the small town of Bethlehem. But when Jesus returns, it will be with a trumpet blast and the flash of lightning. Every eye will see him. As you celebrate the first arrival of Jesus this Christmas season, rejoice that he is coming back!

    Ken's Birthday Gift

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 4:00

    A Better Country

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 4:00

    Life is but a wisp – here today, gone tomorrow. And since life is short, your trials simply cannot be long. Make every effort to look beyond your present reality to that glorious day when your trials will be over. Heaven is on the horizon!

    Rein in Your Desires

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 4:00

    Be careful not to allow your desires to control you. Let God be at the helm, guiding the way. As you exercise self-control, by the grace of God, you will increase in godliness.

    Where Does the Enchantment Come From?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 4:00

    Eagerly Anticipate the King

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 4:00

    Are you eagerly anticipating the return of Christ? It takes faith to believe that he is coming back, and faith like that comes by the Word of God. If you need to revive your eagerness for the Lord's return, get back into the Word!

    He Rescued Our Will

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 4:00

    Request a copy of "The Christmas We Didn't Expect" while supplies last. 

    Get On Your Knees

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 4:00

    Before you rush into your busy day, find a quiet place to bow your heart and head in prayer. Submit yourself and your day to the Lord's will. And if you're able, kneel before the Lord as an outward expression of your yielded heart.

    Know Your Master

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 4:00

    The Lord holds the reins to your life. Do you trust him to guide the way? Are you willing to follow his instructions? Yield your life to the One who holds the reins. Trust and obey, for there's no other way!

    A Lamentations Discovery

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 4:00

    While God is sovereign over all that happens in your life – including pain and hardship – he takes no pleasure in your grief. Your hardships do not make him glad. Though his ways are mysterious, you can trust that when you're hurting, God's heart is with you.

    Hope in El Salvador

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 4:00

    Master Your Heart

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 4:00

    The heart is deceitful and prone to wander. Ask the Lord to help you guard your heart against temptations, enticements, and snares. Be vigilant in setting your heart on God above all else.

    Multi-Faceted Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 4:00

    Faith Over Feelings

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 4:00

    God commands us to give thanks. But what if you don't feel thankful? Step out in faith, and obey God's Word in spite of your feelings. Choose to thank him for small things, and your wayward emotions will eventually catch up!

    Cry Aloud for Understanding

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 4:00

    God does not want you to live a life resigned to fear or pain. He has a purpose for your hardships. So ask God for understanding, seek his wisdom, and allow him to heal your broken spirit. The joy of the Lord can be yours!

    Study the Cross

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 4:00

    Do you need an antidote to grumbling and complaining? Look to the cross of Christ. The cross is a place where your wayward wants and selfish desires are put to death. So come to the cross, die to yourself, and embrace your new life in Christ!

    Grace Through Song

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 4:00

    Download "Amazing Grace" at joniradio.org. Order your copy of "Timeless Hymns."

    Modeling Righteousness

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 4:00

    Joni chats with her pastor about the important role fathers play in modeling the righteousness of God to their children.

    Timeless Hymns

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 4:00

    Download "This is My Father's World" at joniradio.org. Order your copy of "Timeless Hymns."

    A Surprising Gift

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 4:00

    Baptist preacher Henry Morehouse credited his restrained temper and patient manner to his daughter with a disability. Henry's story serves as a reminder of how God often uses disability to soften hearts and increase dependency on him.

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