On Sunday, March 26, 2017, we viewed a healing message via video, featuring Joni Eareckson Tada.
Joni Eareckson Tada is the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, an international advocate for people with disabilities. A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, without the use of her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar situations.
During her rehabilitation, Joni spent long months learning how to paint with a brush between her teeth. Her highly-detailed fine art paintings and prints are sought-after and collected.
Her best-selling autobiography, Joni and the feature film of the same name, have been translated into many languages, introducing her to people around the world. Mrs. Tada has also has visited more than 47 countries.
In 2012, The Colson Center on Christian Worldview awarded Joni its prestigious, “William Wilberforce Award.” She has been interviewed on “Larry King Live,” “ABC World News Tonight,” and in magazines such as Christianity Today and World Magazine.
Joni has written over 50 books. She has received the Gold Medallion Lifetime Achievement Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Joni’s latest book is Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story published by Zondervan.
We hope you’ll join us this Sunday!
United Baptist Christian Church
4800 Creek Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
Service begins 10:30 a.m.
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