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August 02, 2019

Hour 1: Joni and Friends Celebrating 40 Years of Ministry

On Friday join Mornings with Eric and Brigitte as they have special guest, Shauna Amick, Director of Radio Ministries for Joni and Friends International Disability Center sharing her heart about the ministry that spreads the gospel in so many ways and in so many far reaching places in the world.  Can you believe that it was 1982 when Joni began recording the inspirational Joni and Friends radio program, providing encouragement, biblical insights, and disability awareness?  What a celebration this is!

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Hour 2: Update on the Persecuted Church

On Thursday Voice of the Martyrs Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration, Todd Nettleton joins Mornings with Eric and Brigitte to give a report on Leah Sharibu's captivity, on the religious liberty conference in Washington, DC held recently, President Trump's meeting with several survivors of religious persecution and other topics.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Joni and Friends 40th Anniversary
Joni and Friends 40th Anniversary

Joni and Friends 40th Anniversary

Joni and Friends was founded by Joni Eareckson Tada who in 1967 was injured in a diving accident at 17 years old, becoming a quadriplegic in a wheelchair.  For the past 40 years, it has been their mission to present the hope of the Gospel to people affected by disability and their families through their programs and outreaches around the world. 

Todd Nettleton
Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton is director of media development for The Voice of the Martyrs, working with the media to tell the stories of persecuted Christians to people in the United States. In his role with VOM, he has met with Christians who face persecution in many countries, including Sudan, China, Egypt, Turkey, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and Azerbaijan.

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