At age 29, Renée Bondi was engaged to be married and had a beautiful singing voice, a thriving career as a music teacher, and a loving family. But then one night a bizarre accident shattered her spine and left her quadriplegic. Her life changed forever. Renée lost not only all use of her hands and legs, but also her singing voice — she could barely speak above a whisper. Unwilling to accept that her life was over, Renée searched her heart and sought the Lord for direction. Although there were many dark days, Renée continued to persevere.
Against all odds and all physicians prognosis, Renée’s voice was miraculously restored with a crystal clear, angelic sound. Renée harnessed her talents to inspire and give hope to others.
An incredibly gifted Christian singer before her accident, Renée has augmented her gifts to include a dynamic speaking ability that grabs her audiences. Whether performing a powerful concert or sharing her profound and victorious story that includes paralysis and a life confined to a wheelchair, those who hear Renée are uplifted and mesmerized by her angelic voice, music and messages. Most importantly, all who hear Renée are encouraged to pursue a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
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Back on My Feet Again! Just two months before her wedding, Renée Bondi suffered a freak accident leaving her quadriplegic. Although her life drastically changed overnight, she has triumphed and become an inspiration to many. Walk with Renée as she takes the audience on her faith journey starting before her accident continuing through the valley of fear and questioning, and finally standing strong once again. Renée's personal testimony is sure to melt your heart and lift your soul! Phil 1:6
Peace in the Fast Lane In these times of ever-increasing change and information, it's hard not to feel overwhelmed. Have you ever screamed, "I CAN'T HANDLE THIS!" Renée speaks candidly to all of us faced with "to-do" lists a mile long and to those experiencing the deep anger or resentment that often accompanies the challenges of life. Be refreshed as you listen to Renée share profound, yet practical tools to help you gain peace in our frenzied world. Renée's teaching is certain to be a healing balm on your weary soul! Phil 4:7-8
Power of Praise Over the years, from the vantage point of her wheelchair, Renee has observed other people praising the Lord while enduring heavy, painful crosses. Digging deep into scripture to discover the origin of this profound joy, Renee saw clearly the often untapped tool that exists for all of us as followers of Christ. Hear the truth in this wondrous message of God's Word about the importance of praising Him, even in the darkest of times. Renée's teaching will move you into a new and powerfully effective spiritual discipline. 2Chr 20:1-30
Breaking Through the Wall Be motivated as Renée discusses the biggest obstacle that often blocks our heart from accepting and receiving the intense love God has for each of His children. Through testimony, song and reflection, Renée points listeners toward the Father, breaking through the debilitating barrier of unworthiness into the wellspring of His grace and unconditional. Renée's perspective may very well change your life! Luke 15:20
Holding on to Hope The definition of hope is "to cherish a desire with deep anticipation". Renée has been quadriplegic for over 25 years due to a freak fall in her home. Imagine how she would love to have full use of her body again! Renée shares her mental battle of fully accepting her paralysis and how she has come to trust the God that allowed her injury to take place. Rom 8:22-25