Christian Leadership Alliance Member Spotlight: Joni and Friends
Christian Leadership Alliance Founder’s Council Member:
Joni and Friends
Today, Christian Leadership Alliance’s member spotlight is shining on the ministry of Joni and Friends. We are grateful for the leadership team of Joni and Friends and their commitment to serving God and others with excellence.
Joni and Friends is built on Biblical truth and the foundation of Jesus Christ. They are about advancing disability ministry and changing the church and communities around the world. The Joni and Friends International Disability Center (IDC) serves as the administrative center for ministries which provide outreach to thousands of families affected by disability around the globe.
There passion is answering the call in the Gospel of Luke 14,
“invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind and you will be blessed…make them come in so my house will be full.”
All Joni and Friends ministries present the clear and concise Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people affected by disability and their families who are served through our programs around the world. They train, disciple, and mentor people affected by disability to exercise their gifts of leadership and service in their churches and communities. They energize the church to move from lack of awareness to including disabled persons into the fabric of worship, fellowship, and outreach.
To accelerate Christian ministry in the disability community.
To communicate the Gospel and equip Christ-honoring Churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities.
Four Core Focus Areas
- Evangelize people affected by disabilities and their families
- Train, disciple, and mentor people affected by disabilities
- Multiply disability effective churches
- Promote a biblical worldview on disability through education and policy
Explore Joni and Friends Ministries
- Wheels for the World – Sending the gift of mobility and the Gospel message worldwide
- Family Retreats – Domestic and international retreats for families that live with disability
- Television Program – Each episode highlights God’s goodness in a world shattered by suffering
- Radio Program – Joni Eareckson Tada shares encouragement and Biblical insights
- Christian Institute on Disability – Higher education, ministry training, and Public Policy Center
- Church Relations – Equipping churches for disability ministry
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