Joni and Friends Blog

Meet the Sanders

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 27, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Radio

The Sanders

Last month while recording "Joni and Friends" radio programs, we celebrated two big milestones: 35 Years of Radio and the 90th birthday of my good friend, Al Sanders. We went into the studio early to record a mix of programs, then enjoyed a celebration lunch (including a Baskin-Robbins chocolate chip ice cream cake...

You Can Change a Life Forever... Become a Faithful Friend Today!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 26, 2017
  • Ways to Serve

Faithful Friends

We are so thankful for the “Friends” of Joni and Friends who give faithfully to help us bring mobility and hope to those in need. It’s because of their generosity that we can continue equipping churches worldwide to support and disciple people affected by disability...

Serve with us in North Carolina!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 24, 2017
  • Family Retreats

Family RetreatDo you live near the Smoky Mountains and want to serve families affected by disability this summer? Come volunteer with us at Family Retreat! Set in the mountains of Flat Rock, North Carolina...

You're Invited!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 22, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

You're Invited!

You’re invited! We are so excited for the re-release of the Joni movie, and we want you to be a part of the celebration! Join us at Calvary Community Church on Sunday, August 6th for the premiere showing. Mark your calendars – the event will start...

Thank You for Sending the Joy and Love of Jesus Christ!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 19, 2017
  • Cause 4 Life

Cause 4 Life in Uganda

Your prayers and support are transforming the hearts of children and families worldwide affected by disability. Because of your faithfulness in the lives of children, like Veronica from Uganda, the message of salvation and the love of Jesus...

Chair Corps

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 17, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, Wheels For The World

Chair CorpsOften, I blog about our amazing Joni and Friends volunteers—I just can’t help myself. This ministry would not function without their help. Every one of our departments depends on people willing to serve—especially Wheels for the World...

You Made the Match - Thank You!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 16, 2017
  • 1 Comment

May Match

In May, we invited you to join us in our Matching Gift Opportunity! Some generous-hearted friends of the ministry offered to match every dollar you gave, up to $250,000. Because of your faithfulness and generosity, the goal was met and...

You’re Transforming Hearts and Lives with the Gospel!


Your prayers and financial support, together with Joni and Friends' volunteers, are woven together by God to share the message of salvation. Because of you, the Gospel comes to life for children with disabilities, like Benita from Cuba, who received a pediatric wheelchair and Bible in her language. The facts are heartbreaking. In...


Family Retreat Season

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 13, 2017
  • 1 Comment
  • Joni's Posts, Family Retreats

Family Retreat CarThe month of June means our Family Retreat season is moving into high gear, with Retreats for special needs families being held across the country. This van, heading to Missions Springs Family Retreat, is filled with STM (Short Term Missionary)...

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

Doug and Ryan

If you are the Dad of a special needs son or daughter, you are most likely on an unplanned journey where many times you feel that you are the one with the special needs. A colleague of mine in special needs ministry had a coffee cup he would bring to meetings that said, “Leadership is what you do with plan B”. There’s truth in...

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