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 Training Resources
Our Church Engagement team 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
3 Simple Ways Lead Pastors Can Support Special Needs Ministry
“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.”Ecclesiastes 4:12 There is a big difference between a church permitting disability ministry and a church supporting disability ministry. One of the biggest misconceptions is that if a pastor isn’t well-versed in “disability” or “special needs,” then the…
You Reached A God-Sized Goal!
God is so good, and you are so faithful! We had a God-sized goal of sharing the Gospel and providing wheelchairs to twice as many children and families living with disability, and through your incredible generosity, we met that goal! Thank you for being a vital part of our May Match initiative. Your gift has…
Where Disability is Seen as a Curse
The Luke 14 Project is transforming the lives of children and families living in isolation around the world. As part of our monthly giving community, you are providing hope to the hurting in places where disability is seen as a curse. In Haiti, a country faced with ongoing challenges of political turmoil and poverty, Louie…
The Ups and Downs of Marriage Through Disability and Loss
“Why us? We don’t know what the future holds, but to know that we as a couple have been there and lost a child, and are we’re still functioning… to carry that with us is not just Rachel’s legacy, but it’s a legacy of God’s ministry in our lives.” – John Meyer Journeying together through…
A Quarantined Caregiver
“The Lord is teaching me so much. I feel like this is a chance for a reset on so many levels… What really matters is being at peace with my husband, myself, and most importantly my God.” As we continue in this time of unexpected isolation and social distancing, many people who serve in caregiving…
The Dysfunction in Disability Language
What does “disability” really mean? On the surface, there’s a simple answer: someone is unable to do something. But when you probe a little deeper, it gets murky. For example, a middle-aged veteran in a wheelchair and a third grader with Down syndrome are both classified as “disabled,” but you would be hard pressed to draw many more comparisons…
Children All Over the World Are in Desperate Need!
Give today and your gift will be matched! This month, despite world events, children with disabilities still need wheelchairs and they still need Jesus. And today, right when we need it most, we are grateful for our May Match initiative! Some dear friends of the ministry are so dedicated to sharing the Gospel and delivering…
Mother’s Day at a Distance
“Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.” 1 Corinthians 13:12 This languishing season of COVID-19 has provided all of…
My First Day as a Mother
Mother’s Day is a time for memories. Yes, I think of my own mother, but more recently I’ve found myself thinking about the day I became a mother. Just weeks earlier, my doctor had warned me that things were… not as they should be with my unborn child. The normal worries of becoming a mom…