1-Minute Program Archive: November 2011

Laying Up Treasures

My husband Ken does a great job memorizing scripture. I remember when he was working on Matthew chapter 6 where it says...

  • November 1, 2011
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God's Plan

When I was a teenager and still an unbeliever, I knew the gospel, but I was afraid to give my life to Christ. I mean, God was asking me to trade the known for the scary unknown!

  • November 2, 2011
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Between Two Crosses

When it comes to extraordinary faith in scripture, I think of the thief who was crucified next to Jesus.... the one who said, “Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”

  • November 3, 2011
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Wheels for the World in Poland

On a Wheels for the World outreach in Poland, we met 70‑year-old Mrs. Wieladek. After receiving a wheelchair, she wrote me a letter in halting English: “Dear Joni...

  • November 4, 2011
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His Purpose for You

You ought to see how many half‑finished paintings I have in my art studio. I get a wonderful idea; I'll do a few quick sketches and then…

  • November 5, 2011
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Filled With The Spirit

When we talk about being filled with the Holy Spirit, we sometimes get this picture that there is a divine pitcher filled with Spirit-blessed power, ready to be ladled out for the asking.

  • November 6, 2011
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Marking Off The Miles

When I was a little girl and my family took road trips, I loved being the navigator. I’d sit in the front seat, spread out the map on my lap...

  • November 7, 2011
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I Surrender All

You often hear people say that faith is a commitment to Christ. But I don't think it has anything to do with...

  • November 8, 2011
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Katrina in Russia

Our Wheels for the World team was in St. Petersburg, Russia a few years ago when we met Katrina.

  • November 9, 2011
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If you took a peek into my art studio, you might see a special photograph that I've tacked up for inspiration.

  • November 10, 2011
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A Blinding, Wonderful Light

  • November 11, 2011
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Be Late For Something

I'm convinced some of the most interesting things can happen when you’re late or interrupted; sometimes, actual miracles.

  • November 12, 2011
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Psalm 91

I was wheeling along the sidewalk recently and noticed my shadow and that word "shadow" brought to mind Psalm 91 where it says...

  • November 13, 2011
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How Beautiful is the Body of Christ

I have a sweet memory from Family Retreat when we held communion. Before the bread and juice were served...

  • November 14, 2011
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When you think of the Apostle Peter, you don't often think of humility. Brazen, outspoken, brash, always acting on impulse.

  • November 15, 2011
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What do you do when things go wrong all at once? When things unraveled for the prophet, Habakkuk, he said...

  • November 16, 2011
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Tug of War

Remember that old game of tug‑o‑war? Get a big rope and get people people on both sides to start pulling?

  • November 17, 2011
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Sometimes I love to think back on the days of pioneers. What was it like to cross into uncharted territory with no maps?

  • November 18, 2011
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Start of Family Retreats

I have such fond memories of our first Family Retreat back in 1991. We were in Pennsylvania and nervous about the rain because...

  • November 19, 2011
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Calling Montana

I don't know about you, but I'm having trouble keeping up with changes in the world of technology.

  • November 20, 2011
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Keep Step With The Spirit

I used to love going horseback riding. Especially when my sisters and I would ride our mares with their colts by their sides.

  • November 21, 2011
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Don't Be A Pain

I have a friend named Care Tuk who deals with a lot of pain. Believe it or not, she’s been over 90 surgeries… has battled cancer… broken bones…

  • November 22, 2011
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Visiting The Foals

Every evening after work, Ken likes to drive me home (not on the freeway), but on the back roads winding through Malibu canyon.

  • November 23, 2011
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Wheels to the Dominican Republic

We meet lots of people with disabilities when we take wheelchairs overseas with Wheels for the World, but in the Dominican Republic...

  • November 24, 2011
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This Is My Father's World

Oh my, evidences of God's creative genius are everywhere! Even in the produce section of your supermarket.

  • November 25, 2011
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Field Hockey And Heaven

When I played field hockey in high school, no matter how many times I got beat up on the field; or how often I fell...

  • November 26, 2011
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Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

I used to love going sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. When I was in my teens, my friend Paula and I would take her sailboat out on the water.

  • November 27, 2011
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Tested By Your Own Words

My friend and I were flying back to Los Angeles, talking about the common headaches people with disabilities face.

  • November 28, 2011
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Drink Offered

I remember when Tom and Patty came to Family Retreat with their 10-year-old son, Quinn, who is severely affected by autism.

  • November 29, 2011
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Lately I’ve been hearing a lot of people making comparisons. We Christians know that's wrong, yet we do it; we often measure our success, our appearance, or abilities against others.

  • November 30, 2011
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