Joni—An Unforgettable Story

Celebrating 40 years of Joni’s classic autobiography! Over 5 million copies sold and translated into 50 languages, this updated edition is a must have for any library. Buy two and share Joni’s incredible story with a friend today!

…Thousands Receive New Life in Jesus Christ!

You can make a difference in someone’s life in 2016! Through your prayers and gifts, God is transforming the lives of children and adults living with disability, through every ministry program of Joni and Friends.

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Beyond Suffering Online Courses!

This comprehensive course provides an overview of disability ministry, the theology of suffering and disability, the church and disability ministry, and an introduction to bioethics.

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Family Retreats

Registration for 2016 Family Retreats is now open! Receive encouragement and care in the comfort of a safe and accessible family camp environment. Enjoy fun activities, along with meaningful conversations with families who understand the challenges of life with disability.

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Welcome! Our ministry is dedicated to extending the love and message of Jesus Christ to people who are affected by disability around the world.

Daily Radio Program

Joni and Friends Radio Program

The Shovel Spoon

Sometimes we cannot receive the best God has for us until we lose something we think ...

Television Series

Joni and Friends Television Series

I've Got Questions

A person's attitude toward himself has profound influence on his attitude toward God, his family ...

News and Events

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  • You’re Changing Hearts and Lives in Cuba 

    In Cuba, 9-year-old Javier and his mother came to a recent Joni and Friends Wheels for the World outreach in need of a wheelchair and left with much more. Wheelchairs are very expensive and difficult to get. As a wheelchair for Javier was custom fit for his body by our ...

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  • New "Irresistible Church" Book Series

    Is your church a place of belonging? Do you want your church to be irresistible? An Irresistible Church is an authentic community built on the hope of Christ that compels people affected by disability to fully belong. And with the goal of introducing and training churches on how to lead a ...

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  • ”Here Am I, Send Me”

    Natalie wasn’t quite sure what to expect when she signed up to serve for the first time at one of our Joni and Friends International Family Retreats. She brought a heart ready to serve and found out that God can use each of us if we step forward in faith. ...

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You Are Not Alone

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  • Attend a Family Retreat

    We offer fully accessible retreats that provide spiritual refreshment and camp-style fun for families who live with disability.

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  • Locate the Joni and Friends office nearest you

    Connect with one of our area ministry offices, located throughout the United States.

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  • Find a disability-friendly church that ministers to your needs

    Locate and learn about churches that offer disability ministry programs and accessibility.

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  • Discover resources, organizations and recommendations that can help

    Browse commonly asked questions about disability related topics.

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  • Purchase books and other inspirational products from our store

    Books & devotionals by Joni Eareckson Tada and others, Bible studies, ministry resources, and gift items.

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You Can Make a Difference

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  • Join Us in Prayer & Praise

    Please take a few minutes to review our daily prayer and praise requests.

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  • Volunteer for Wheels for the World

    Serve on an outreach to a developing country, providing wheelchairs and the Gospel message.

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  • Volunteer for a Family Retreat

    Come alongside a child or adult with a disability throughout a week-long retreat for families.

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  • Receive education and training in disability ministry

    Our Christian Institute on Disability offers all levels education for leaders in disability ministry.

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