Joni Eareckson Tada Shares Update After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

Joni Eareckson Tada speaks at Getty Music Worship Conference: Sing! 2019 in Nashville. | Jersey Road PR/Gareth Russell

Just days after testing positive for coronavirus, Joni Eareckson Tada, the founder of a Christian ministry devoted to extending outreach to the disability community, shared an update on her condition, highlighting how “what COVID meant for evil, Christ meant for good.”

Tada, the founder of the Joni and Friends ministry, tested positive for coronavirus after experiencing flu-like symptoms, according to a Sunday post on the “Joni and Friends” Facebook page. Tada posted an update to her personal Facebook page Wednesday, indicating that she was in good spirits.

“What COVID meant for evil, Christ meant for good,” she declared in a Wednesday morning Facebook post. “My faith has widened, my hopes are higher, my love for Jesus has skyrocketed, my appreciation for others has deepened, and God’s promises are cemented further into my soul. This is how Christ meant COVID for my good.”

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Ryan Foley

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