The topic of physician-assisted suicide is all over the news. We are even hearing stories of governments that are removing hydration and nutrition from some disabled patients. All of this raises the question: When is it right to die? Join us to hear one of the leading advocates for the disabled community in the world as she takes a biblical look at the so-called ‘right to die’ movement.
How do we lay a spiritual foundation that your children will build on for the rest of their days? Our guests will draw on their expertise gleaned through their years of ministry to offer advice on how to help your kids discover who they are in Christ, live wisely and honorably, foster godly connections, and understand God's purpose for their lives.
Joni Eareckson Tada is an esteemed Christian stateswoman and respected global leader in disability advocacy. Although a 1967 diving accident left her a quadriplegic, she emerged from rehabilitation with a determination to help others with similar disabilities. Mrs. Tada serves as CEO of Joni and Friends, a Christian organization which provides programs and services for thousands of special-needs families around the world. President Reagan appointed Mrs. Tada to the National Council on Disability, then reappointed by President George H.W. Bush. During her tenure, the ADA was passed and signed into law. Mrs. Tada served as advisor to Condoleezza Rice on the Disability Advisory Committee to the U.S. State Department. She served as Senior Associate for Disability Concerns for the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Colson Center on Christian Worldview awarded Joni Tada its prestigious William Wilberforce Award, and she was also inducted into Indiana Wesleyan University’s Society of World Changers. Joni Eareckson Tada has been awarded several honorary degrees, including Doctor of Humanities from Gordon College and Doctor of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. She is an effective communicator, sharing her inspirational message in books, through artwork, radio, and other media. Joni Tada served as General Editor of the Beyond Suffering Bible, a special edition published by Tyndale for people affected by disability.
Dennis and Barbara Rainey are founders of FamilyLife, a Cru ministry, where Dennis hosts the daily radio program FamilyLife Today. Barbara created Ever Thine Home, a collection of decorative products women can use to make their homes a witness for their faith. They host Weekend to Remember conferences around the world and have authored more than fifty books, including the bestselling Moments Together for Couples.