Do you ever wonder why God created you? The Bible spells it out plainly. He made you for a purpose---to showcase, enjoy, and display his glory! Join us today to learn from our very special guest how to say "no" to complaining and "yes" to following God down difficult paths---comforted by Christ's love and grace.
Do you end each day feeling exhausted and hoping God will give you energy? He already has---in the Bible! After reviewing every occurrence of the word "strength" in Scripture, our guest knows, has identified and will explain key passages that offer reminders of the stamina God provides throughout our lives---sustenance that never wavers, always endures, and is continually renewed. Join us to learn how to have great spiritual strength in the New Year.
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.
Robert J. Morgan is the teaching pastor of The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has served for over 40 years. He is a best-selling, gold-Illuminations, and gold-medallion winning writer with more than 35 books in print and approximately 5 million copies in circulation in multiple languages. In 2014, Rob was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from his alma mater, Columbia International University. Robert was also a homemaker and a caregiver for his late wife of 43 years, Katrina, who battled multiple sclerosis and passed away in November of 2019. He and Katrina have three daughters and sixteen grandchildren. Robert has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. He speaks widely at churches, conferences, schools, and corporate events.