1-Minute Program Archive: February 2017

He Cares Specifically

One morning, shortly after I got out of rehab from my diving accident, I was sitting in the driveway of my sister’s farmhouse.

  • February 1, 2017
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God Engineers the Goings

Whenever I travel, I ask my friends to pray for folks that we often meet along the way and recently, I took a trip to Tennessee...

  • February 2, 2017
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Gift Matching

After a football injury ended David’s professional career, he opened up a gym...

  • February 3, 2017
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Political Correctness

Once I was lunching with Chicago inner-city pastors where we were discussing the needs of the disabled people in the city. I wondered...

  • February 4, 2017
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Making a Stand

When he was a little boy, Daniel would love volunteering with his parents at our Family Retreats. 

  • February 5, 2017
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The Greatest Challenge of Parenting

When I was growing up, I always knew my daddy suffered from very bad arthritis. 

  • February 6, 2017
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Tell Him Out Loud

The other night I was lying in bed while Ken was in the kitchen. I was just reflecting on the day...

  • February 7, 2017
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The Difference Kindness Makes

Middle school is challenging enough and a disability, can make it even harder. 

  • February 8, 2017
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Calves and Deer

You know, the Bible paints some pretty wonderful pictures of just how joyful we will be when we’re finally home at heaven. 

  • February 9, 2017
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Blazing a New Trail

Last summer Micah went on an eight-mile hike in the Kauai jungle.

  • February 10, 2017
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The Tribunal

You know, there are many things that strike me about John chapter 9... 

  • February 11, 2017
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Help Me, O Lord

You know, when you have a disability life is full of challenges. 

  • February 12, 2017
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Helping the Weak

Christians who have firsthand experience with a problem are usually the best ones to pray about it. 

  • February 13, 2017
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Questions God Asks

When Jesus was on earth, he asked a lot of questions. But he was all-knowing, so… 

  • February 14, 2017
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Your Calling

I have Christian friends who are so disabled, they live life in bed. 

  • February 15, 2017
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Right and Almost Right

It’s become quite common to masquerade half-truths as truth.

  • February 16, 2017
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God's Discipline

When I share my testimony, often I reflect on how off track I was in my Christian walk before my diving accident. 

  • February 17, 2017
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Something Changed

Life in prison can be a hopeless, discouraging time for so many inmates. 

  • February 18, 2017
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He Delights in the Details

My friend, Bob, found a hole in his fence. Now, he had purchased mending wire a couple months ago, but he couldn’t find it.  

  • February 19, 2017
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Persevering in Prayer

The other day, I read this quote by George Mueller. He said, “I look at a stonecutter hammering away at a rock 100 times without so much as a crack showing in it. 

  • February 20, 2017
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Immense Peace

When my friend Rachel was overseas in Africa, her husband, Patrick, went from needing a routine gallstone procedure, to a terrible case of pancreatitis...

  • February 21, 2017
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Prayer Stones

Sandy was attending a leadership conference where she and all the young leaders were asked to read Joshua 3 and 4.

  • February 22, 2017
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A Friend in Need

When my friend Denise served at Family Retreat as a short-term missionary, she was a little disappointed when she was assigned to Ariel...

  • February 23, 2017
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For the Sake of Christ

It’s one thing to muster a godly response when we bring troubles on ourselves, but it’s a different matter when trials not of our making hit us broadside. 

  • February 24, 2017
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Take Two

Have you ever felt trapped in a relationship? I know my husband has. 

  • February 25, 2017
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Costco-Sized Grace

Recently I was out running errands with my friend, Kara. We ran into Costco to pick up a few bars of soap and hand cream.  

  • February 26, 2017
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The Burning Bush

In Exodus chapter 3, God spoke to Moses through a burning bush.

  • February 27, 2017
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Melanie Receives a Gift

Before Ken left to serve on a Wheels for the World team to Cuba, I gave him an extra Joni book in Spanish with unique instructions.

  • February 28, 2017
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