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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.

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

Jesus is the Way

By Joni and Friends | June 19, 2021

I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and when I was a little girl and my family took road trips, I loved being the navigator. I would sit in the front seat, spread out the map on my lap, mark off each town we’d pass. I loved seeing where we’d been, where we were heading, and how far we’d come. It’s the journey that I love. And I’m sure that’s why I enjoy my Christian walk. It’s an exciting journey, and the Bible…

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Clean Air

By Joni and Friends | June 19, 2021

Breathe on me, breathe on me, Holy Spirit, breathe on me. Take thou my heart, cleanse ev’ry part, Holy Spirit, breathe on me. Edwin Hatch God’s people breathe cleaner air. And they’re healthier because of it. That’s what Nehemiah learned while he and a handful of Israelites rebuilt the wall of Jerusalem in fifty-two days.…

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The Bread of Adversity

By Joni and Friends | June 18, 2021

“Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teacher will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them.” Isaiah 30:20 God wants to refine you. Your trial is refining. He will be true to Isaiah 48:10, “See, I have refined you, though not as…

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From the Inside Out

By Joni and Friends | June 18, 2021

I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. You know, when we talk about being filled with the Holy Spirit, we sometimes get this picture that there is a divine pitcher filled with Spirit-blessed power, ready to be ladled out for the asking. We’re looking to be filled from the outside, in. Yet when the Bible talks about being filled with the Spirit, it says, “He who believes in me, from his innermost…

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Deceptions of the Heart

By Joni and Friends | June 18, 2021

I don’t know about you, but I have never been one to trust myself.  Now, I realize that may seem odd, but I mean it. Hi there, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and I’d better explain when I say I don’t trust myself! The reason I do not trust me? Well, because I know me. I know me pretty well – or at least as well as 40-some-odd years of confessing my sin will teach me. Let me give you an example. I…

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Yield to the Master Artist

By Joni and Friends | June 17, 2021

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and you ought to see how many halffinished paintings I have in my art studio. I get a wonderful idea; I’ll do a few quick sketches and then … my attention gets diverted. You know, I am so glad that my Creator does not approach things like I do. He always completes what he begins. And that includes you. Psalm 138 says, “The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O Lord, endures…

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Creating Something New

By Joni and Friends | June 17, 2021

Hey friend, Father’s Day is coming up!   And I’ve got a great story I’d like to tell you about my own father. Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and although my dad went home to be with the Lord many years ago, there is one particular memory that I so treasure. It’s the time when Daddy went camping with my husband and me up in the Sierras. One afternoon I watched…

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All is Well

By Joni and Friends | June 17, 2021

“My heart says of you, ‘Seek his face!’ your face, Lord, I will seek.” Psalm 27:8 Sometimes a good story says it all, like this one by Robert Louis Stevenson. The scene? A raging storm at sea. The story? The passengers in the ship became alarmed when the waves began to crash over the bow.…

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How to Transform a Painful Situation: Being Stared At and Falling in Public

By Joni and Friends | June 17, 2021

“Looking at another person can be a very hurtful experience or a very welcoming, affirming experience. We have a choice of what role we want to play in that.” During our third season of the Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast, we’ve invited listeners to send in your questions about disability-related topics and etiquette. Today we…

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A Wheelchair in Poland

By Joni and Friends | June 16, 2021

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and on a Wheels for the World outreach in Poland, we met 70year-old Mrs. Wieladek. After receiving a wheelchair, she wrote me a letter in halting English; she said: “Dear Joni, for ten years I have been suffering from sick legs. I received an invitation to Warsaw to have a wheelchair. Nice, young, and English-speaking girls served coffee and tasty cookies, and there was also common prayer. I…

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