1-Minute Program Archive: August 2011

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

There’s hardly a Christian who doesn’t wish his thought life were more pure... 

  • August 1, 2011
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The Club

Have you ever felt left out of a group? Maybe a circle of friends you long to be a part of, but you're not,  so you feel envy and disappointment. 

  • August 2, 2011
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Jude 14

Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot of complaining lately...

  • August 3, 2011
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Wake Up Sleepyhead

I love to sleep in, but it doesn't happen too often.  And it never happens on a ministry trip...

  • August 4, 2011
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The Sheepdog

Years ago, I went for a drive in the Maryland countryside and spotted a pasture full of sheep – we even saw an actual sheepherder and his dog...

  • August 5, 2011
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God Impressions

Do you remember Silly Putty? You could squeeze it, stretch it, and press it against Daffy Duck in a comic book to stamp his impression right there on the clay..

  • August 6, 2011
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In Song of Solomon chapter 2, God says to us:  “Show me your face… for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.” 

  • August 7, 2011
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She Did What She Could

Have you ever wondered if what you’re doing… the way you’re serving God… your work at home or in the church; have you wondered if it’s enough? 

  • August 8, 2011
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We Need Volunteers

Sometimes the best remedy for the blues is thinking of the needs of others...  

  • August 9, 2011
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Oh Wow

I recently spent the afternoon with a friend who has an 18-month-old little boy. 

  • August 10, 2011
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Memories to Help You Live in the Present

I love memories! Like when I flip through an old photo album...

  • August 11, 2011
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Pleading With God

Have you ever pleaded with God in prayer? The dictionary definition of pleading is... 

  • August 12, 2011
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Promises From Scripture

Pastor Wiersbe once said, "Nothing is harder to heal than a broken heart, a heart shattered by experiences that seem so meaningless..." 

  • August 13, 2011
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The Little Red Wheelchair

When eight-year-old Lindy, with cerebral palsy went to be with Jesus, her parents honored her by personally giving her red wheelchair to our Wheels for the World outreach. 

  • August 14, 2011
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Who Am I?

Have you ever felt lost, not knowing where you fit? 

  • August 15, 2011
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He Told Me Everything

I’m not always quick to tell people about sins I can easily hide.  

  • August 16, 2011
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But God

One of my favorite phrases in the Bible are two simple little words:  "But God."  

  • August 17, 2011
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Trials with Great Purpose

I'm convinced that our suffering has far more purpose than we realize. 

  • August 18, 2011
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Find Comfort and Safety in Jesus -- Your Best Friend

Don’t you love having a friend that you can just be yourself with? 

  • August 19, 2011
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Unusual Service

I remember when Beverly, a grandmother, decided to join us on a trip to deliver wheelchairs to needy disabled people in Romania.

  • August 20, 2011
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Francis of Assisi

I'm amazed how the wise words of a long-ago saint can have such a relevance today. 

  • August 21, 2011
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You Will be Rebuilt

After my diving accident when doctors first told me I would never walk again or have use of my hands, I was devastated. 

  • August 22, 2011
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Real Progress

When I was in physical therapy after my spinal-cord injury, they had me do a lot of isometric exercises. 

  • August 23, 2011
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Teakettle Christians

I'm a big fan of freshly brewed Earl Grey tea. 

  • August 24, 2011
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Gabriella is a beautiful little girl with severe cerebral palsy who lives in the Dominican Republic.

  • August 25, 2011
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A Bruising of a Blessing

As a quadriplegic, I confess I deal with chronic pain from sitting in this wheelchair for so many years. 

  • August 26, 2011
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Crushed for His Purpose

Someone once wrote, "In the closing moments of this age, the Lord will have a people whose sole purpose for living is to please God with their lives.

  • August 27, 2011
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Strong Shoes

I may be one of the few people you know whose shoes never wear out – that’s because I don’t walk.  

  • August 28, 2011
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Smooth Seas

When I was a teenager back in Maryland and used to go boating with my friend Paula on the Severn River, I knew she was the more experienced sailor.  

  • August 29, 2011
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Cafeteria Ministry

I'm amazed at the many ways Family Retreats touch lives.

  • August 30, 2011
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St. Augustine

Sometimes I can feel pretty weary in this wheelchair. 

  • August 31, 2011
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