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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.

Support a Family or Volunteer attending a Retreat or Getaway

Join us in providing mobility, hope, and dignity for our generation and the next.

Become a Luke 14 Project Partner

 Provides 1 pediatric wheelchair every year

Provides 2 pediatric wheelchairs every year

Provides 8 wheelchairs every year

Provides 1 wheelchair every month

“Go out quickly...and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame…so that my house will be full.”
Luke 14:21-23

Reach Care Connect

Reach

We reach out to families living with disability with gospel-adorned hope.

Care

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

Connect

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

Our Impact

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Wheelchairs delivered internationally
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Special needs family members served worldwide at Retreats & Getaways
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Bibles delivered globally

News, Stories, & Inspiration

Suffering According to God’s Will

By Joni and Friends | September 24, 2021

“So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.”I Peter 4:19 All suffering is within God’s sovereign will. There is not a sparrow that falls without his knowledge or a soul lost for eternity without his tearful purpose being accomplished. In the midst…

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Searching for Sinners

By Joni and Friends | September 23, 2021

“Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors…

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POT Syndrome Radically Altered Claire Walker’s Whole Life

By Joni and Friends | September 23, 2021

“God uses suffering to point us to his goodness, to his truth… just as Jesus used suffering to conquer death and point us back to him.” Claire Walker was a varsity basketball player making plans for college when health challenges radically altered her life. After a routine oral surgery, a strep throat virus entered her…

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Humility

By Joni and Friends | September 22, 2021

“Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.’ Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” I Peter 5:5-6 When you think of the apostle Peter, you do not often think of humility. Brazen, outspoken Peter often…

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Accepted for the First Time at Family Retreat

By Joni and Friends | September 21, 2021

“Send me your light and your faithful care.” Psalm 43:3 When Scott and Elizabeth adopted Rebekah, who has severe brain damage and cerebral palsy, they knew they would be facing multiple challenges in the future, but no one could prepare them for the reality of what being special needs parents really looks and feels like…

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Great and Terrible Day of the Lord

By Joni and Friends | September 21, 2021

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” 2 Peter 3:9 Jesus did not come to execute the wrath of God–he made that clear when he announced his Messiah manifesto from Isaiah 61. Jesus…

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The Messiah Manifesto

By Joni and Friends | September 20, 2021

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” Luke 4:18-19 The air in the…

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Special Needs Families are Experiencing Deep Community at Family Retreat!

By Joni and Friends | September 20, 2021

“He sent out his word and healed them.” Psalm 107:20 Shawn and her husband Wilson have two beautiful children. Ten-year-old Anna and her brother Rafa who is seven and has hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, multiple behavior challenges, a visual impairment, autism and the need to be fed through a feeding tube. Rafa’s complex disabilities have left…

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Talking With God

By Joni and Friends | September 19, 2021

“Moses said to the Lord, ‘O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.’” Exodus 4:10 Talking to God could be intimidating. Talking with God could strike even greater fear in your heart. Little wonder that Moses, when…

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Crazy Moments

By Joni and Friends | September 18, 2021

“Your eyes will see the king in his beauty and view a land that stretches afar. In your thoughts you will ponder the former terror.” Isaiah 33:17-18 It’s easy to lose sight of God. You get home late, you put on a casserole, but the phone rings and you forget about turning off the oven.…

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