Join Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Michael Easley as they share from personal experience and Scripture how God offers strength during times of pain, illness, and disability.
1. Joni's Story
Discover some of the details of Joni’s story and see how God has worked in her life despite her pain. As you do, you'll see both biblical and practical principles for how to faithfully endure pain in our own lives.
2. Michael's Story
Dr. Michael Easley served as president of Moody Bible Institute and was a well-known Bible teacher across the country. Yet painful back injuries forced him to resign, stay at home, and endure risky surgeries that continue to leave him with daily, chronic pain. Why would God allow Michael to face such tragedy? How would he use Michael in this limited physical condition?
3. Why Does God Allow Suffering?
Joni and Michael address the problem of suffering from a biblical perspective, yet also explain how these teachings have been helpful to them during their difficult moments. You’ll discover suffering always serves a purpose and that God often uses such pain in ways we would never expect.
4. Facing the Fear of Death
Joni and Michael share the vivid accounts from their own lives about their encounters with death in a way that offers hope and inspiration. This episode is from the series titled, "God's Comfort When You Are Discouraged, Depressed and Fear the Future".
5. Does God Always Heal?
Joni and Michael will share some of their basic beliefs on the issue of healing from the Biblical perspective. This episode is from the series titled, "God's Comfort When You Are Discouraged, Depressed and Fear the Future".
6. How to Endure Pain God’s Way
Joni and Michael share their thoughts on how to endure pain God's way. This episode is from the series titled, "God's Comfort When You Are Discouraged, Depressed and Fear the Future".
7. The Diagnosis
Learn how God would have us to respond when we first learn tragic news regarding our health, life’s problems, or the life of a loved one. As we do, we’ll see both biblical and practical principles for how to faithfully endure pain in our own lives.
8. The Duration
Discover the duration can be the most painful part of a person’s suffering, but also the time of greatest growth. As we see how God has worked in the lives of two people who have experienced pain, we’ll also learn how God is working during our own struggles that can bring us closer to him.
9. Finishing Well
Joni and Michael address the reality of facing death from both Scripture and their own personal experiences.
10. The Unique Role of the Caregiver
Hear how Ken Tada and Cindy Easley adjusted to the initial adjustments of becoming a caregiver and the challenges faced in the process. As we do, we’ll discover ways their stories can help as well seek to show Christ’s love to those in need.This episode is from the series entitled, "God's Encouragement for Caregivers".
11. Enduring as a Caregiver
Hear as these two couples share the highs and lows of caregiving and the ways God has used their experiences to change their lives and those of other people. This episode is from the series entitled, "God's Encouragement for Caregivers".