Beside Bethesda

If you want to stretch your soul’s capacity for more of God, this book is for you. If you want your heart to be brave in the face of deep disappointment, then Beside Bethesda is your guide. If you want to leave behind a mediocre and bland faith and get engaged with God on a new, and more noble level, this book will be your companion.

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This year, Joni is celebrating her birthday on Twitter and we invite you to join in the fun! Joni will be sharing her favorite birthday memories, answering questions, and so much more.

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Haiti...Despair and Hope

In January of 2010, a cataclysmic earthquake struck the already impoverished nation of Haiti, causing unimaginable ...

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  • ANNOUNCING... A Brand New Devotional by Joni

    Now available from Joni and Friends is Joni’s new book, Beside Bethesda: 31 Days Toward Deeper Healing. “This 31-day devotional covers the many questions I had about healing when I was first injured,” says Joni. “During those long ago days, I would imagine myself in John 5:2-9, sitting by the ...

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  • Save the Date... Joni's 65th Birthday Twitter Party!

    This year, Joni is celebrating her birthday on Twitter! On October 15, Joni’s 65th birthday, you are invited to join her online birthday party. Between 11am-12pm PST, Joni will be chatting with you live on the Joni and Friends Twitter account (@JoniandFriends)! She’ll be sharing her favorite birthday memories, answering ...

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  • Secure Your Registration for Global Access 2015!

    Have you registered for Global Access 2015? This ground-breaking disability ministry conference bringing together disability leaders, ministers, educators and world-changers from across the globe will be held February 17-20, 2015, in Southern CA. Presented by Joni and Friends, you won’t want to miss our great lineup of speakers including Joni ...

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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 and organizations that can help

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

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

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

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