Wheels for the World™
Wheels for the World™ provides the gift of mobility along with the hope of the Gospel to people affected by disability worldwide.
Family Retreats offer a haven for families impacted by disability. In a fully accessible camp environment, families are cared for, rejuvenated, and encouraged in Christ.
International Family Retreats
In partnership with local churches, International Family Retreats provide Christ-centered care and encouragement in an accessible camp environment for families impacted by disability in developing countries.
Cause 4 Life, Global Missions and Internships
Cause 4 Life equips students for leadership in disability ministry. Through hands-on internships, students learn how to impact their churches and communities for Christ, advocating for justice and equality for all people impacted by disability.
Church Engagement partners with churches to help create a disability-welcoming environment, providing resources and disability ministry training.
Christian Institute on Disability
The Christian Institute on Disability is the leading authority on disability-related issues from a biblical perspective, offering higher education, ministry training, and public policy that promotes a biblical understanding of life, human dignity, and the value of all individuals.
Joni and Friends radio provides hope and encouragement through Joni Eareckson Tada’s “Joni and Friends” and “Diamonds in the Dust” radio programs.
News, Stories, Inspiration
The Impact of a Wheelchair
Welcome to the Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast Subscribe! Last week on the podcast, Crystal talked with Jasmine and Joey Tell, a young couple who is working to transform the lives of people impacted by disability in Thailand. Today, Jasmine and Joey are back on the show to share more about their ministry and the…
Giving the Perfect Gift
“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1 Peter 4:10 The first time I read The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, I was completely captivated. If you’re not familiar with that short story, it’s about an impoverished young couple who want…
Puumi’s Perfect Gift
For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost. ~Luke 19:10 Thirteen-year-old, Puumi was born a healthy baby boy. But at 4-months-old, his family noticed something was wrong and sought out answers from a doctor. It was then that they learned that Puumi was born with cerebral palsy. Puumi’s mother…
Thanksgiving at the Tadas’ Table
“How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? It’s just a vapor, appearing for a little while, and then vanishing.” James 4:14 We all know that Thanksgiving is a time set apart for family and friends to express their love for each other and their gratitude to God for his blessings. But…
Following God’s Call in Thailand
It’s remarkable to see how God will use our experiences and challenges to reveal His plan and move our hearts toward His purpose. This week on the podcast, Crystal is sitting down with Jasmine and Joey Tell, a young couple with an incredible story of answering God’s call to serve people with disabilities in Thailand.…
“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:15 The other day, as I was waiting in line at Michaels, I overheard the woman behind me say to her friend, “I love the holidays, but I just want them to…
Josleen’s Perfect Gift
In Haiti, a country faced with ongoing challenges of political turmoil and poverty, Josleen’s mom was forced to transport her daughter in a wheelbarrow. She did her best to make it comfortable for Josleen, but a wheelbarrow is meant for dirt, not people… A wheelbarrow is meant for dirt, not people… Josleen was in desperate…
When Disability Challenges Your Marriage
Subscribe to the Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast After 37 years of marriage, Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada know firsthand the challenges that a married couple can face when disability is involved. Today on the podcast, listen as they share stories from their own relationship and how they live out their husband and wife roles…
For Better or Worse
It’s not often that you get to hear from my husband Ken. So, when he does have a chance to share his insight and perspective, I’m always thrilled to draw your attention to his words and wisdom (yes, this man has gleaned a lot of wisdom in our nearly 38 years of marriage). Just recently,…
Zoltan’s Perfect Gift
Zoltan and his mom, Gabby, live in the poverty-stricken village of Brasov, Romania. Born with cerebral palsy, Zoltan is unable to move freely, and he has spent most of his life in the shadows of his home. Gabby takes care of him without any help from friends or family. And although Zoltan is unable to…