October 2017

A Mother and Son Show the Love of Jesus Through Service

Elaine and WillMeet Elaine and her son, Will, who show the love of Jesus on our Wheels for the World trips. Their life of service and faithfulness is a testimony to others. When you choose to step out and serve people affected by disabilities, others notice and...

Revive Us 2

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 17, 2017
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Revive Us 2I want to tell you about a special event to be held October 24 (encore performance November 1). That evening, Revive Us 2 will be live-streamed in theaters all across America. This is a great way for the body of Christ to come together and be strengthened, encouraged, and unified in praying for our nation. I’m sure you’d agree, with all that’s happening in our country, we need to be praying together. Kirk Cameron, along with Dr. Ben Carson, Ravi Zacharias, and I will bring Holy Spirit inspired messages. Friend, this is an exciting time — God is moving and creating opportunities for us to invite others to put their hope in Christ, but we can’t do it...

From Suffering to Service

From Suffering to ServiceIn 2001, Guido first learned about Joni and Friends after he heard Joni’s radio program. “I remember hearing the peace in Joni’s voice and wanted that peace so badly myself. 'How could Joni have so much joy when she deals with quadriplegia and chronic pain daily?' I thought,” Guido shared. Shortly after, Guido would come...

Wheels in Prisons

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 10, 2017
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Wheels in PrisonsWheels for the World depends not only on prayer, donations, volunteers, and people with disabilities… its success depends on hundreds of inmates in 16 prisons across the country. Joni and Friends works with correctional facilities to establish Wheels for the World restoration shops where inmates work hard to refurbish used but...

Hurricane Emergency Response

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Oct. 9, 2017
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Hurricane Emergency ResponseThousands of people have lost everything to hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but these tragedies impact people living with disability in unimaginable ways. Homes have been torn apart, cars have been destroyed, and wheelchairs have been left behind in the wake of the storms. That’s why we need your help – join us in providing long-term...

Doing Life Together: Free eBook is Now Available!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Oct. 7, 2017
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Doing Life Together Free eBook Now Available!The newest book in our Irresistible Church series, “Doing Life Together,” addresses the sense of isolation that many people affected by disability experience, and the importance of coming alongside them to offer meaningful friendship and support. “Many churches have worked hard to create a Sunday morning environment that welcomes and embraces families affected by disability. This should be celebrated! But the ‘messiness’ of life with a disability extends far beyond Sunday mornings,” writes co-author Debbie Lillo. “This book is a challenge for all of us to step back and recognize that adaptations and programming are...

Tips for Parenting Siblings of Kids with Special Needs

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Oct. 5, 2017
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Parenting Siblings of Kids with Special NeedsParenting and caring for a child with special needs can be very challenging and time-consuming, but it’s equally as important to address the unique needs of your other children. Siblings of kids with special needs will be in your child’s life longer than anyone, and may even share similar concerns and challenges you...

Prayer in the Face of Evil

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 2, 2017
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Prayer in the Face of EvilOur country has suffered, yet again, an act of pure evil and civil unrest – and as Christians, we are dropping to our knees, asking for God's mercy, healing, and grace. This morning I woke up to the news that at least 58 people were killed, and over 550 were wounded in a horrific shooting in Las Vegas. A gunman turned a concert into...

Global Access Association

Global Access Association

Are you involved in disability ministry and want to go deeper? Do you have difficult questions about tough topics? The Global Access Association (GAA) is a world-wide network of like-minded Christ-followers responding to the biblical call to accelerate Christian ministry in the disability community. The purpose of the GAA is to offer...