Joni and Ken: An Untold Love Story

Version: Unabridged
Author: Joni Eareckson Tada , Ken Tada , Larry Libby
Narrator: Stephen Grey
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Christianity
Publisher: Zondervan on Brilliance Audio
Published In: October 2015
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours
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Overview

God s Immeasurable Grace. It s the most important ingredient for the perfect love story.

Tragic circumstances often stretch relationships to their breaking point. But God s grace is always more than enough. For Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada, enduring quadriplegia, chronic pain, cancer, and depression only made their love more vibrant through thirty years of marriage. Discover a bond that has seen the worst and claimed the best. With sixteen pages of photos, peek into Joni and Ken s challenges firsthand. Discover God s immeasurable grace along the way, as their story inspires and enriches your own relationships.

A love untold. Until now.

Ken underestimated the challenges of marrying a woman with quadriplegia. Even the honeymoon wasn t easy. Through their years together, Ken becomes increasingly overwhelmed by the unceasing demands of caring for a woman with chronic, extreme, nightmarish pain. He sinks into depression. Though living under the same roof, they drift apart. In the midst of their deepest struggles with depression and pain, Ken and Joni return to the one true answer to their struggles. One that is far from a denial of Joni s diagnosis or thoughts of how wonderful a quick exit to heaven would be. In their darkest hour, Ken and Joni encounter a heavenly visitation that changes their lives and maybe yours too forever.

Author Details

Author Details

Tada, Joni Eareckson

Joni Eareckson Tada is founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an organization that accelerates Christian outreach in the disability community. Joni and Friends provides practical support and spiritual help to special needs families worldwide, and equips thousands of churches in developing disability ministry. Joni is the author of numerous best-selling books, including When God Weeps, Diamonds in the Dust, A Lifetime of Wisdom, and A Step Further, winner of the Gold Medallion Award. Joni and her husband, Ken, have been married for over 30 years. For more information on Joni and Friends, visit www.joniandfriends.org

Tada, Ken

Ken Tada recently retired from thirty-two years of teaching and has come on board with Joni and Friends to serve as Director of Ministry Development. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and in 2001 received Family Life Ministries Robertson McQuilkin Award honoring The Courageous Love of a Marriage Covenant Keeper. Ken is an avid fly fisherman and helps to lead Wild Adventures, a fishing ministry for men.