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Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story has been selected as a finalist in the nonfiction category of the ECPA Christian Book Awards. Order your copy and find out why this book is nominated for “the industry’s highest book honor”!

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For families that live with disability, here’s a week of spiritual refreshment along with action-packed, accessible activities. Grow in Christ, strengthen family bonds, and build friendships with others on the same journey.

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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.

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Daily Radio Program

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Tim's Place

Tim has Down syndrome and at his family owned restaurant, Tim serves breakfast, lunch—and hugs ...

Television Series

Joni and Friends Television Series

Finding Franklin

Travel with Joni and Friends’ Wheels for the World team to El Salvador, where you’ll ...

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 and organizations that can help

    Browse through our extensive listing of resources related to a wide variety of disability issues.

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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
  • 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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  • "Serving as an STM is Refreshing and Freeing!"

    Gina is a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, with a degree in violin performance. But serving as a Short Term Missionary (STM) at Family Retreat has taught her lessons in giftedness that can’t be taught anywhere else. “I’m in a world where performance and ability count—where meeting ...

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  • Lillian: A Bright Star at Family Retreat

    Kahla is a single mom raising her beautiful little daughter Lillian, who has cerebral palsy. Three years ago they came to Family Retreat for the first time. They discovered a world of joy and celebration beyond anything they had ever experienced. Instead of stares and questions, Kahla and Lillian have ...

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  • Joni & Ken's Love Story: An ECPA Finalist!

    The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association has nominated Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story as a finalist in the nonfiction category of the ECPA Christian Book Awards. Since 1978 the ECPA has recognized quality and encouraged excellence by presenting each year the ECPA Christian Book Award (formerly known as Gold ...

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