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

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk – Doug Mazza

March 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk – Doug Mazza
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My dear friend Doug Mazza served as President and COO of Joni and Friends for 20 years, and he did much to strengthen our ministry and expand our outreach to people with disabilities for the cause of Christ. Right before he retired, he sat down with Dr. James Dobson to talk a little about, well……

Collecting Wheelchairs with Bernie

March 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Collecting Wheelchairs with Bernie
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Isn’t it amazing how God is always leading you? Just like how God has been leading Bernie Punte all these years. One day, while listening to the radio, Bernie heard about Joni and Friends. He instantly connected to the mission and felt the Lord tug on his heart to give. And for that, he received a…

March Lock Screens

March 3, 2019 | Comments Off on March Lock Screens
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March is Wheelchair Collection Month! We invite you to get involved! Download one of our lock screen images to be reminded to pray for Wheels for the World! More than 70 million people worldwide are in need of a wheelchair, yet only 10% have access to one.* In less-resourced countries, a person with limited mobility…

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

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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…