Luke 14 Project

The Luke 14 Project: When Things Look Bleak, Where Can We Find Hope?

November 16, 2020

The Luke 14 Project is spreading hope through hardship around the world, reaching the darkest corners with the light of Jesus. For Yupin, a single mother living in a remote tribal village in Thailand, she found that hope through Joni and Friends. She found hope in Jesus. When Yupin attended our International Family Retreat with…

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The Luke 14 Project: Lifted from the Ground and Seated in Dignity

October 19, 2020

Life is hard for children impacted by disability around the world. The Luke 14 Project relieves suffering and hardship for these children through the life-transforming gifts of a wheelchair, and the hope of Jesus.  Children like little Melissa in Peru desperately need a properly fitting wheelchair and to know they are loved by their creator. Struggling with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, seizures, and vision impairment, Melissa is dependent…

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Making an Eternal Difference… From Your Home

September 23, 2020

Are you still sheltering-in-place? …Or sheltering-in-place again? I sure am, and I’m not certain when it will end. My quadriplegia makes me high risk for any virus, so it’s hard to say when I’ll return to my desk at Joni and Friends, or when I’ll be able to wheel up to my favorite spot at…

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The Luke 14 Project: Planting Gospel Seeds

September 16, 2020

For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost. —Luke 19:10 As Luke 14 Project partners you are friends to the lonely and rejected around the world, including children like Puumi in Thailand who are seen as cursed because of his disability. In a country like Thailand, disability is believed…

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The Luke 14 Project: Spreading Hope To The Darkest Corners Of The World

August 21, 2020

The Luke 14 Project is spreading hope through hardship in the darkest corners of the world.  Zoltan and his mom, Gabby, live in a poverty-stricken village near Brasov, Romania. Born with cerebral palsy, Zoltan is unable to speak or move freely. He has spent most of his life in the shadows of his small home. Gabby has always taken care of Zoltan without…

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The Luke 14 Project: Wheelbarrows are Made for Dirt, Not People

July 23, 2020

As a photojournalist for Joni and Friends, I have the privilege to see firsthand the life-transforming work that Jesus is doing around the world through your prayers and generosity. Along with many joyous moments, I’ve also seen the hopelessness and devastation that families living with disability experience in developing nations. In February, a small team…

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The Luke 14 Project: Where Disability is Seen as a Curse

May 22, 2020

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 around the world where disability is seen as a curse. In Haiti, a country faced with ongoing challenges of political turmoil…

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