Wheels for the World
Wheels for the World provides the gift of mobility along with 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 a 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 affected 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 affected 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
Sanctity of Life with Nick Vujicic
This week marks 46 years since the landmark case Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States. When President Ronald Regan established Sanctity of Life Sunday in 1984, it was with the intent to recognize the human dignity of unborn children. All these years later, it’s no longer only the unborn whose sanctity of…
Cancer Update: Sustained
Well, it’s about that time again for a cancer update, and the first thing I must say is, “Wow.” Never have I felt so sustained; Ken and I feel so uplifted, like we are hydroplaning on your prayers, hovering way above the gut-wrenching hardships of this cancer.
You Send Much More Than a Wheelchair…You Send Hope!
We’re so thankful for you, our faithful partner in ministry. God is using you to reach the lives of people with disabilities – bringing them hope, help, and new life in Jesus Christ! Take a look at what God has done through you recently in Ghana when you sent Michael a wheelchair and transformed his life with the love of…
January Lock Screen
The start of the new year marked the 40th anniversary milestone for Joni and Friends! It’s a new era of global ministry for us… and to celebrate, Joni introduced a new ministry logo. This month, our lock screen features Joni’s artwork and the new Joni and Friends global logo. When we were designing our new logo, it was important that…
A Brand-New Thing
There is nothing like the start of a New Year! The year stretches out unscathed and untouched. True, 2019 holds cancer treatment for me (just like the year 2010), but I hold fast to the promise of God that His care for me will also be fresh and new. Isaiah 43 says, “I am the…
Heart for the Disabled
Every family has trials from time to time, but when it comes to families affected by disabilities their day-to-day can be so much more challenging. They can feel so overwhelmed sometimes. 1 Thessalonians 5 calls us to, “encourage one another and build each other up… encourage the disheartened and help the weak.” Every year we select 5 families who really could use a boost;…
From the Heart: A New Look for Joni and Friends
For I’m going to do a brand-new thing. See, I have already begun! –Isaiah 43:19 Joni and Friends is reaching an amazing milestone this year. We are celebrating 40 years of Christ-centered ministry to people with disabilities and their families around the world! And as we begin 2019, I see it as the start of…
Celebrating Your Faithfulness
For the past 25 years, your prayers and gifts have reached the littlest, the last, and the lost for Jesus through Wheels for the World! And we’re celebrating this significant milestone—with you! Recently in Brazil, you sent practical help and hope to 13-year-old Kauany, who was born with no arms and legs, and her mother, Beatrice. Because of…
Reaching Further in 2019
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of Joni and Friends ministry! And we are so glad the you are one of the ‘Friends’ in Joni and Friends – the lives that have been impacted over the past 40 years are because of your partnership! As we start the new year, our resolution is to reach even…
Inspiration for Your New Year’s Resolution
It is the start of a new year… Can you believe it? Think about the past year, the blessings God has brought to your life and the moments that grew your faith. Maybe in 2019 you want to set your intentions to do more in your relationship with the Lord. A new year symbolizes a new beginning and gives…