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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


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


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


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

Our Impact

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

News, Stories, & Inspiration

Smile God Likes You

By Joni and Friends | July 23, 2021

“For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.”Psalm 149:4 Could you imagine being invited to a party at Buckingham Palace to which the invitation reads: The pleasure of your company is desired because the host just wants to be with you. Hard to imagine, isn’t it? God would invite…

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Everything… Or Some Things

By Joni and Friends | July 22, 2021

“In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that we, who were the first to hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.” Ephesians 1:11-12 Did you catch that? God works…

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Marriage Reflections

By Joni and Friends | July 22, 2021

This week on the Joni and Friends Ministry Podcast, find encouragement from three couples you’ll recognize from previous episodes of the show. Discover the importance of good communication, respect, and gratitude in a marriage, especially when a disability is involved. Mike and Tracey Motoda: When Tracey met Mike nearly 2 decades ago, she told him,…

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Infinite Love

By Joni and Friends | July 21, 2021

“God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. Love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment, because in this world we are like him.” 1 John 4:16-17 More than grains of sand or stars in the sky–surely that’s how many…

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Change the Things You Can

By Joni and Friends | July 20, 2021

“The Spirit of the Lord will come upon you in power, and you will be changed into a different person.” 1 Samuel 10:6 I once visited a friend in a nursing home who was feeling depressed about conditions there. When I wheeled into her room, I noticed she was discouraged. I also noticed a plaque…

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The Refreshing Love of Jesus Found at Family Retreat

By Joni and Friends | July 20, 2021

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.” Lamentations 3:22 Molly, a single mom in Mississippi, has found that parenting a child with autism can be a challenging battle. Her days include a constant fight for medical therapies and behavioral services, feeding and sleeping issues, self-injurious behaviors, and…

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Who’s Important Here

By Joni and Friends | July 19, 2021

“Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (that is, the Son of Timaeus), was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on…

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The Forgetfulness of God

By Joni and Friends | July 18, 2021

“Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O Lord.”  Psalm 25:7 Poor memories are a part of the human condition. And so, when God tells us that he will remember our sins no more, I’m puzzled. How could God possibly forget.…

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The Faithful God

By Joni and Friends | July 17, 2021

“Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands.” Deuteronomy 7:9 The sun is shining brightly with not a cloud in the sky. The birds are chirping. No disagreements hanging over your…

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Changing Lives Around the Country and Around the World!

By Joni and Friends | July 16, 2021

“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” Hebrews 6:19 We met 9-year-old Emmanuel and his dad, William, when they came to our Wheels for the World outreach in Cuba. Emmanuel has cerebral palsy, and without a proper wheelchair, he has been unable to leave his home. But when his father learned…

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