Enjoy getting the strength and confidence to love and care for a friend or family member with a disability from Joni Eareckson Tada’s 20-page pamphlet Help a Friend: Disability
Packed with practical tips, Scriptures, and testimonies, the Help a Friend: Disability pamphlet will help you
- Effectively reach out to a friend with disabilities rather than avoid them
- Know what to say (and what NOT to say) and when to offer help and prayer
- Understand what the Bible says about disability
A new wheelchair. A frightening diagnosis. A child that needs a little (or a lot) more extra help than their peers. Disability can come in all shapes and sizes, so what can you say or do to support a friend that is newly affected by disability? What can you say to someone you care about who must adjust to a new way of life due to an uncontrollable condition? Get equipped with biblical wisdom and practical, time-tested advice from the 20-page Help a Friend: Disability pamphlet by Joni Eareckson Tada and gain the confidence to be there for your friend or relative when they need you most.
Perfect for personal use, small groups, ministry gifts, church giveaways and more. 20 panels, 3.85″ x 8.5″, unfolds to 38.5 inches long. Easily fits in a standard legal envelope.
3 Features of the Help a Friend: Disability Pamphlet by Joni Eareckson Tada
1. Simple Overview, Explanations, and Disability Facts to Help You Understand
Know What to Expect. Get equipped with a clear definition and description of disability to gain a better understanding of what your friend is going through. Learn to adjust to this new normal and how your friendship can thrive despite disability. With this Help a Friend pamphlet, you can gain the confidence to walk beside your friends and loved ones towards God’s amazing plan for them.
2. Practical Tips for Guiding Your Friend Through a New or Long-Term Disability
Is there anything I can do or say to help without offending him/her? When is it OK to offer prayer? How can I include my friend in activities and community events? Enjoy having the answers to all these questions and more at your fingertips with the Help a Friend: Disability pamphlet. Includes
- Actions/words that help and and what NOT to say
- Practical tips for helping friends with disabilities
- Steps for praying with friends with disabilities
- Recommended books and online resources
- and more!
3. Biblical and Relatable Examples
Get encouraged and empowered by real stories from people living and thriving with disabilities. Joni Eareckson Tada’s decades of experience will help you gain understanding of God’s purposes for pain through Scriptures and true testimonies. Through relatable stories, relevant verses, and testimonies, get refreshed like never before in partnering with God’s plan for redemption! Includes
- God’s plan for redemption
- “What People With Disabilities Want You To Know”
- 8 “Beatitudes for Friends of People with Disabilities”
- and more!
- Individual use
- Small groups
- Ministry gifts
- Lay counseling
- Chaplain programs
- Church giveaways
- and more!
Joni Eareckson Tada, the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, is an international advocate for people with disabilities. A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar situations. She founded Joni and Friends in 1979 to provide Christ-centered ministry to special-needs families, as well as training for churches. Joni and Friends serves thousands of special-needs families through Family Retreats, and has delivered over 170,000 wheelchairs and Bibles to needy individuals with disabilities in developing nations. Joni survived stage III breast cancer in 2010, yet keeps a very active schedule. Her newest book, A Spectacle of Glory, won best devotional book in the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s 2017 Christian Book Awards – it contains fresh biblical insights from her battle with chronic pain. Joni is General Editor of Tyndale’s Beyond Suffering Bible, a special edition published for those who suffer chronic conditions, and their caregivers. She and her husband Ken were married in 1982 and reside in Calabasas, California. You can learn more about Joni’s ministry at www.joniandfriends.org or can write her at [email protected]
- Pamphlet: 20 pages
- ISBN-10: 1628624752
- ISBN-13: 9781628624755
- Product Dimensions: 3.7 x 0.2 x 8.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces
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