Media

Radio

The Joni and Friends Radio Program is a four-minute broadcast hosted by Joni Eareckson Tada. The inspirational program airs each weekday, sharing a biblical perspective on a wide range of topics.

Videos

Explore our vast library of videos to find inspiration and information about our ministries.

Television Series

Joni and Friends, a television program hosted by Joni Eareckson Tada, highlights a refreshingly honest approach to people’s toughest questions about the goodness of God in a world shattered by pain and suffering.

Blog

Hope in the Midst of Turmoil

May 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Hope in the Midst of Turmoil
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When our Joni and Friends Wheels for the World team arrived in Haiti, the country was in complete turmoil. Upon landing, amid clear and present danger, our in-country partners Richard and Gina prayerfully and carefully arranged for us to have a security escort; angels cleverly disguised as policemen.  We faced many challenges on the trip to the wheelchair distribution…

The Least Qualified Volunteer

May 17, 2019 | Comments Off on The Least Qualified Volunteer
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“Why did you place me here God? Maybe this isn’t for me….” These were some of the thoughts that filled my head as I sat at my desk, just three months after being hired at Joni and Friends. I loved my coworkers and the Joni and Friends culture, but something was missing…  I came into Joni and Friends with…

Joslinda’s Hope

May 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Joslinda’s Hope
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Joslinda was born without any disability, but four years ago, she had an accident that affected her knees and walking, and ever since then, she experiences pain in her legs. Her father, Joslin, brought her to our wheelchair distribution in Haiti with the hopes of getting a wheelchair for his daughter.  “I love my wheelchair. Thank you very much for my wheelchair that you gave…

Press Releases

Cancer Update: Prayerful Petition

March 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Cancer Update: Prayerful Petition
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Update: Joni and Ken thank everyone for their love and prayers. Joni is getting much needed rest and wonderful care at the hospital. “The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.”  -James 5:16  As many of you know, Joni Eareckson Tada recently completed a series of radiation treatments for a…

Joni and Friends Brings Awareness to the Mobility Crisis During March with Wheelchair Collection Month

March 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Joni and Friends Brings Awareness to the Mobility Crisis During March with Wheelchair Collection Month
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Donated wheelchairs are restored and gifted to people with disabilities around the world. Joni and Friends, the leading global ministry serving people impacted by disability, has designated March as Wheelchair Collection Month to bring awareness to the mobility crisis around the world. More than 70 million people worldwide are in need of a wheelchair, yet…

Outreach During Civil Unrest in Haiti

February 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Outreach During Civil Unrest in Haiti
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The bumpy ride from the Port-au-Prince Airport to our hotel was an intense 4 hours; the final leg of a trip that began nearly 4 months earlier. Our Wheels for the World mission – originally scheduled for last November – had been postponed due to intense local rioting and political unrest. Which meant, if we…

Joni and Friends Announces New President and COO

January 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Joni and Friends Announces New President and COO
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AGOURA HILLS, CA – Jan. 28, 2019 – Joni and Friends’ International Board of Directors, including founder Joni Eareckson Tada, is pleased to welcome the ministry’s newly appointed president, John Nugent, who assumed the role this January following the retirement of Doug Mazza after 20 years of service. Prior to the role of president, Nugent served on the Joni…

Joni and Friends Elects New Chairman of the International Board of Directors and Appoints Two New Members

January 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Joni and Friends Elects New Chairman of the International Board of Directors and Appoints Two New Members
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Agoura Hills, CA – Jan. 7, 2019: Joni and Friends, the leading global non-profit providing Christian ministry to people impacted by disability, announced today that Peter B. Schluze has been elected as Chairman of the International Board of Directors. Schulze, former managing director and CFO of Mercy Ships and co-founder of Christian television production Cross…