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

A Call for Volunteers

February 26, 2019 | Comments Off on A Call for Volunteers
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Having come to Christ in 1964 through Young Life, I was honored to be invited several years ago to serve on the Board of Young Life Capernaum, Young Life’s outreach to teens with disabilities. Joni and Friends and Young Life Capernaum have been discussing for years how we might join forces to reach not only…

100,000 Wheelchairs by 2020

February 24, 2019 | Comments Off on 100,000 Wheelchairs by 2020
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The need for wheelchairs worldwide remains great. 70 million people can only dream of being lifted out of the dirt and into a chair of dignity and opportunity. But right now, in developing nations all around the world, the lives of disabled children and adults are being transformed. You can help us send wheelchairs and the…

Congratulations from Nick Vujicic!

February 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Congratulations from Nick Vujicic!
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As Joni and Friends celebrates our 40th anniversary all year long, I’m so encouraged by the friends who have taken the time to say a few words of congratulations. Today those words come from Nick Vujicic, who I’m sure is no stranger to you. He was born without arms or legs and has had a…

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…