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

Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day!

March 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day!
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World Down Syndrome Day is fast approaching! Every March 21st people all over the planet celebrate World Down Syndrome Day – a global opportunity to raise awareness about Down syndrome and showcase all of the amazing ways people with Down syndrome make the world a better place. Down syndrome is also known as trisomy 21…

The Simple Obvious

March 6, 2019 | Comments Off on The Simple Obvious
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There is a story we hear over and over at Joni and Friends. It’s of a church that doesn’t think they can start a disability ministry. And yet, the more we talk with leaders, we learn that they already are hard at work helping a regular attender that has significant special needs. The church leadership…

Volunteer with International Family Retreats!

March 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Volunteer with International Family Retreats!
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  Joni and Friends offers hope and love to families affected by disability through International Family Retreats! Come serve alongside local churches to help families experience acceptance and the life-changing message of the Gospel in a safe and accessible camp environment. All volunteers are given an opportunity to use their gifts and skillsets to empower…

Press Releases

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…

Joni Eareckson Tada Unveils New Joni and Friends Logo to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Ministry

January 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Joni Eareckson Tada Unveils New Joni and Friends Logo to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Ministry
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In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Joni and Friends this year, Founder and CEO Joni Eareckson Tada unveiled today a new ministry logo. Designed in-house, the new global logo is a visual representation of the mission of the organization: to communicate the Gospel and equip Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected…