Joni and Friends Radio Program

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. Joni shares encouragement, tackles issues related to disability awareness, and provides uniquely personal insights into life’s tougher questions. Her contagious joy and unwavering faith provide hope for those who find themselves faced with life’s crippling blows.

Joni also hosts a shortened program similar to Joni and Friends called Diamonds in the Dust. This one-minute program offers nuggets of encouragement to listeners worldwide. Last year, Diamonds in the Dust won “Radio Program of the Year” from the National Religious Broadcasters.

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Heart for the Disabled #5 John and Tracy

John and Tracy have two sons on the autism spectrum, and they are now dealing with Tracy’s treatment of breast cancer. An uplifting poem, letter, a loved hymn, or favorite scriptures would remind them that God’s grace is sufficient.

Newest 1-minute program

You Can Do All Things

Once when I was speaking to a small group of teenagers with disabilities, a 14-year-old with cerebral palsy shifted in her wheelchair and said, “Joni, I’ve been quoting Philippians 4:13 for years, telling people that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. 

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Recent 4-Minute Programs

Heart for the Disabled #4 The Robinson Family

  • Jan. 10, 2019
  • #9574

This family lost their special-needs adopted daughter, and they would be blessed by receiving words of Christian encouragement from cards, notes, letters, and uplifting scripture verses.

Heart for the Disabled #3 Jeri Payne

  • Jan. 9, 2019
  • #9573

Jeri has faced many losses in her life, and needs a reminder of God’s love for her in encouraging scripture verses, favorite hymns and uplifting poems.

Recent 1-Minute Programs

He Has Given Grace

  • Jan. 9, 2019
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My brother-in-law is big on the grace of God.  He happens to be in the pastorate and always salts and peppers his sentences with the word “grace.” 

A Lesson from the Nautilus

  • Jan. 8, 2019
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When I was a child, my family and I would camp among the sand dunes of Delaware Beach; and I loved to collect shells at the seashore.