Joni And Friends

2015 TV-PG

Joni and Friends, a television program hosted by Joni Eareckson Tada, highlights a refreshingly honest approach to people’s toughest questions about the goodness of God in a world shattered by pain and suffering. Through dramatic and powerful glimpses into the lives of real people who have endured – or are still enduring – heart wrenching trials, Joni and her guests put Scripture to the toughest of tests, showing why God is worth believing and how to trust Him in the worst of times. In this unique program, we meet the exceptional people who inspire Joni Eareckson Tada, world-famous quadriplegic author and artist. Joni and Friends is a half-hour of riveting images, soul stirring stories, and proof-positive truths from the heart of God’s Word, which will change your life.

1. I’d Rather Be In This Wheelchair Knowing Him

A diving accident left Joni Eareckson Tada a quadriplegic and convinces her she’d rather be in her chair knowing Him than on her feet without Him.

2. The Prison That Set Me Free

Meet Warden Burl Cain who is doing what is near impossible: offering hope, redemption and even purpose to lives in the darkest of situations.

3. From Tragedy to Triumph

The Slaight family’s story about acceptance – not coping, adjusting, submitting or resigning oneself to problems, but truly accepting that God is in control.

4. Get Busy Living

Former Pastor Ron sunk into depression after breaking his neck and battling cancer. Ron had decided to just give up. But hope was on the way!

5. When Robin Prays

Robin’s born with Down Syndrome has a passion for Jesus Christ that shines through her words as she speaks to her precious Savior.

6. A Blessed Christmas

Share in the joy and hope of Christmas with Hugh Martin, author of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”.

7. When Life Isn’t Fair

Vicky Olivas revisits the sight of her attack over 30 years ago that left her permanently paralyzed.

8. I’ve Got Questions

The amazing story of Nick Vujicic and his ability to live life to the fullest has a dramatic impact on people around the world.

9. A Full House

Look into the busy household of the Nicklas family, and see how God has helped them establish a home full of love and acceptance.

10. Emily’s World

Emily lives with the physical limitations of cerebral palsy, but there is certainly no limit to what God has accomplished in her life!

11. Holding onto Hope

The story of a couple who has journeyed through the anguish of loss finding God to be everything they need to keep them holding onto Hope.

12. Wheels for the World

Through the Wheels for the World program thousands have received wheelchairs, gifts of mobility, comfort and dignity. Hear a few of their stories.

13. For Better or Worse

Find out what the Tadas and the Bondis whose marriages include a spouse with a disability have learned about God’s love and power.

Quote of the day

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.