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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.

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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

On The Brink Of Despair

October 5, 2019 | Comments Off on On The Brink Of Despair
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Four-year-old Katya from El Salvador was born blind and with cerebral palsy. She, like other children in developing nations, was subjected to shame and rejection because she was born disabled. In her culture, many believe that a baby born with a disability is cursed. Feeling helpless and on the brink of despair, Katya’s parents, Wilfred…

Give a Gift Through Your IRA

September 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Give a Gift Through Your IRA
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Reduce Your Taxes, Increase Your Impact! Would you like a high-impact tax break that benefits you and helps impact the lives of people impacted by disability? Then please consider making a charitable IRA rollover gift. Here is how your IRA gift can make a difference beyond what you imagined. Meet Jen, a 71 year old…

Strengthening Families with Jesus’ Love

September 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Strengthening Families with Jesus’ Love
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“Family Retreat is like having another family.” The Hintz family recently came to one of our Joni and Friends Family Retreats in Northern California this summer. Rich and Joanne came with their sons, Jeremy and Cody (who has Down syndrome). It’s normal for parents to feel overwhelmed and alone when taking care of a child…

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. Schulze 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…