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June 24, 1993 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The strikingly pretty woman in the wheelchair has enjoyed enormous popularity for years among millions of Christians as a symbol of gutsy hope and a charming advocate for the disabled. Now, Joni, known to millions simply by her first name, is venturing beyond the mom-and-apple pie world of faith and the handicapped into the rough-and-tumble debates over euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicides.
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August 7, 2004 | William Lobdell, Times Staff Writer
"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness." -- Joni Eareckson Tada's favorite Bible verse, 2 Corinthians 12:9 When she wakes up each morning, Joni Eareckson Tada has to face another day without the use of her arms or legs. "I think, 'I'm so tired of being paralyzed. I cannot do it anymore,' " she says. But then she prays, asking God for the strength to get through another 24 hours as a quadriplegic. And the Lord always gives her that, she says, and more.
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August 7, 2004 | William Lobdell, Times Staff Writer
"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness." -- Joni Eareckson Tada's favorite Bible verse, 2 Corinthians 12:9 When she wakes up each morning, Joni Eareckson Tada has to face another day without the use of her arms or legs. "I think, 'I'm so tired of being paralyzed. I cannot do it anymore,' " she says. But then she prays, asking God for the strength to get through another 24 hours as a quadriplegic. And the Lord always gives her that, she says, and more.
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March 25, 1995 | JOHN DART
Joni and Friends, an international Christian ministry to the disabled based here, took 120 wheelchairs to Ghana in West Africa in February of 1994, but found they fell far short of the need. A quick return trip would have strained the budget of the evangelical ministry founded in 1979 by evangelical artist-radio commentator Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic since a diving accident in 1967 who starred in a Billy Graham-produced movie of her life titled "Joni."
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March 25, 1995 | JOHN DART
Joni and Friends, an international Christian ministry to the disabled based here, took 120 wheelchairs to Ghana in West Africa in February of 1994, but found they fell far short of the need. A quick return trip would have strained the budget of the evangelical ministry founded in 1979 by evangelical artist-radio commentator Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic since a diving accident in 1967 who starred in a Billy Graham-produced movie of her life titled "Joni."
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July 24, 1993 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The strikingly pretty woman in the wheelchair has enjoyed enormous popularity for years among millions of Christians as a symbol of gutsy hope and a charming advocate for the disabled. Now, Joni, pronounced "Johnny" and known to millions by her first name, is venturing beyond the mom and apple pie world of faith and the handicapped into the rough-and-tumble debates over euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicides.
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April 8, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
The 31st annual Good Friday breakfast, hosted by the Anaheim Family YMCA, will begin at 7 a.m. at the Anaheim Marriott hotel, 700 W. Convention Way. Joni Eareckson Tada, founder and president of JAF Ministries, an Agoura Hills-based group working with people with disabilities, will speak. A diving accident in 1967 left Tada a quadriplegic, unable to use her hands. She learned how to paint holding a brush between her teeth, has written 21 books and is an accomplished singer and speaker.
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May 30, 1987
The list of 10 best-selling cloth-bound Christian books, compiled by Bookstore Journal, to be released next month, contains three books by Swindoll, all published by Multnomah Press. His newest, "Living Above the Level of Mediocrity" (Word), was published May 23. 1. "Love Must Be Tough," by James Dobson. 2. "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life," by Charles Swindoll. 3. "The Blessing," by Gary Smalley and John Trent. 4. "Growing Deep in the Christian Life," by Charles Swindoll. 5.
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June 10, 1989 | Thuha Tran
Aldersgate United Methodist Church will hold an "Offering of Letters" service on Sunday at both 9 and 10:30 a.m. at 1201 S.E. Irvine Blvd., Tustin. The letters will request full funding for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. The program attempts to improve health by providing nutritious food to low income, nutritionally at-risk pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants and children up to 5 years old. The offering will urge Congress to increase support for the program, which seeks to prevent infant mortality and hunger.
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July 24, 1993 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The strikingly pretty woman in the wheelchair has enjoyed enormous popularity for years among millions of Christians as a symbol of gutsy hope and a charming advocate for the disabled. Now, Joni, pronounced "Johnny" and known to millions by her first name, is venturing beyond the mom and apple pie world of faith and the handicapped into the rough-and-tumble debates over euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicides.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1993 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The strikingly pretty woman in the wheelchair has enjoyed enormous popularity for years among millions of Christians as a symbol of gutsy hope and a charming advocate for the disabled. Now, Joni, known to millions simply by her first name, is venturing beyond the mom-and-apple pie world of faith and the handicapped into the rough-and-tumble debates over euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicides.
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