Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada

Not Forgotten

May 9, 2022

Healing doesn’t always come in ways we expect – sometimes it even comes in the form of a wheelchair offering greater mobility! Through Joni and Friends, God is saving those who are crushed in spirit. We not only bring wheelchairs to those who need them, but we also bring the hope of the Gospel. Join the movement today at


The world is a dark place. Will you succumb to the darkness or be a hope-filled ambassador of Christ? Place your confidence and hope in Christ.
May 6, 2022
Are you groaning in prayer today, grieved by the state of the world? Open your heart before the Lord and lament with true emotion. For more information on national prayer observances, visit for a link.
May 5, 2022
We are celebrating 40 years of Joni and Friends Radio! If our program has encouraged you in your own hardships, share your story with us today at
May 4, 2022
Do you struggle to sing through your suffering? It’s not always easy. It takes discipline and practice, but you can learn to trust God in your hardships, and, yes, even sing through them!
May 3, 2022
We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary this week at Joni and Friends Radio! Has our radio program blessed you over the years? Tell us how at
May 2, 2022
Next week marks the 40th anniversary of the Joni and Friends radio program!
April 29, 2022
Joni and Friends Family Retreats offer hope in the midst of hardship and despair.
April 28, 2022
Suffering exposes our true selves, pressing us up against the holy God.
April 27, 2022
Every step is taking us toward our home of righteousness!
April 26, 2022
How can we be the apple of God’s eye, and still be marked for suffering?
April 25, 2022
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About Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope

Joni Eareckson Tada: Sharing Hope is a broadcast ministry of Joni and Friends committed to bringing the Gospel and practical help to people impacted by disability around the world. Joni and Friends has been advancing disability ministry for over 40 years. Their mission to glorify God, communicate the Gospel and mobilize the global church to evangelize, disciple and serve people living with disability answers the call found in Luke 14 to “bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame… so that my house will be full.”

About Joni Eareckson Tada

Paralyzed as the result of a diving accident at age 17, Joni Eareckson Tada envisions a world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ. As the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, she is known worldwide as an author, speaker, disability rights advocate and radio personality. Her 10,000 radio programs are broadcast across the country and around the world, inspiring listeners to realize that there is hope in every hardship.
Joni Eareckson Tada is an esteemed Christian stateswoman and respected global leader in disability advocacy. Although a 1967 diving accident left her a quadriplegic, she emerged from rehabilitation with a determination to help others with similar disabilities. Mrs. Tada serves as CEO of Joni and Friends, a Christian organization which provides programs and services for thousands of special-needs families around the world. President Reagan appointed Mrs. Tada to the National Council on Disability, then reappointed by President George H.W. Bush. During her tenure, the ADA was passed and signed into law. Mrs. Tada served as advisor to Condoleezza Rice on the Disability Advisory Committee to the U.S. State Department. She served as Senior Associate for Disability Concerns for the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Colson Center on Christian Worldview awarded Joni Tada its prestigious William Wilberforce Award, and she was also inducted into
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Society of World Changers. 
Joni Eareckson Tada has been awarded several honorary degrees, including Doctor of Humanities from Gordon College and Doctor of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. She is an effective communicator, sharing her inspirational message in books, through artwork, radio, and other media. Joni Tada served as General Editor of the Beyond Suffering Bible, a special edition published by Tyndale for people affected by disability. Joni and her husband Ken were married in 1982 and reside in Calabasas, California.

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