Joni and Friends Blog

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...

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity Conference

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 8, 2017
  • Christian Institute on Disability

CBHD ConferenceHave you ever asked yourself, “What does it mean to be human? Does the instrumental making (and remaking) of humans distort our understanding of what it means to be human? In what ways do these new technologies benefit us?”

Save the Date!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 5, 2017
  • Joni's Posts, In the Media

Facebook Live

I am thrilled to tell you about an exciting surprise coming up in this summer! Preparations are underway here at Joni and Friends as we get ready for a very special event happening in August. I’ll be announcing the event this month, and I want you to be a part of it! 

The Joy that it Brings

Zuniga Family

After Yoel was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 2, the Zuniga family found themselves wondering what to do next. Caring for Yoel combined with work and family life was beginning to take a toll on their family; they couldn't find the time to relax and regroup. But when they signed up for Family Retreat, they were...

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