Nearly 1 billion people around the world live with disabilities.

Many of these individuals and their families live in poverty, pain, and despair.

Together we can change this.

We envision a world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.

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Luke 14:21-23

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We extend gospel-centered care through Community Support, Respite, Retreats and Getaways, and Crisis Response.

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We connect families with Christ-honoring, disability friendly churches where they find a place belong.

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News, Stories, & Inspiration

All the Wrong Reasons

By Joni and Friends | November 26, 2021

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”Proverbs 18:10 My sister Jay, as a teenager, was famous around our home for whining, “Daddy, I’ve got a problem.” We knew what that meant. He would laugh, reach for his wallet and say, “Okay, Jay, how much?” It…

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The Old Lamplighter

By Joni and Friends | November 25, 2021

“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.” Matthew 5:14-15 Born in 1900, my father loved to tell stories of…

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Reflections: How God Provides Abundantly When You Are Generous

By Joni and Friends | November 25, 2021

“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.” 2 Corinthians 9:12 As we close out season 3 of the Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast, Crystal is reflecting on the many wonderful conversations we’ve had this year and…

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Be Still

By Joni and Friends | November 24, 2021

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 One of the best ways to get to know God is to be… still. I have learned that lesson from spending years in forced bed rest. Up in my wheelchair, I…

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Stretcher Bearer

By Joni and Friends | November 23, 2021

“Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them. Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus and, after digging through it, lowered the mat the paralyzed man was lying on.” Mark 2:3-4 The four friends of the…

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A Good Wife

By Joni and Friends | November 22, 2021

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 Why is it I cringe whenever I read Proverbs 31? Probably because the wife mentioned is more than chief cook and bottle washer. This lady buys real estate, reads The Wall Street Journal, designs and…

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It Is Well with My Soul

By Joni and Friends | November 21, 2021

“Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” Psalm 42:5 Have you ever started out your day feeling downhearted, a little blue… for absolutely no reason? The psalmist asks a good question, “Why are you…

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Be Thankful

By Joni and Friends | November 20, 2021

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became…

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In the Potter’s Hands

By Joni and Friends | November 19, 2021

“‘Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.’ So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as…

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How to Grow through Significant Loss and Grief

By Joni and Friends | November 18, 2021

“It is not the experience of loss that becomes the defining moment of our lives, but how we respond to loss that matters.” Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife of 20 years, and his four-year-old daughter. Left as…

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