1-Minute Program Archive: November 2018

Shake the Heavenlies

During a recent ministry trip to New Mexico, my pain was so bad, that I could not sleep at night.

  • November 1, 2018
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You're In a Good Fight

Chances are, there’s someone listening right now who is either worried about developing cancer, making decisions about it, or trying to deal with the ups and downs of treatment.  

  • November 2, 2018
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Suffering Prepares Us

When I was on my feet, it would have been nice had I focused on heaven purely for its own sake.

  • November 3, 2018
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The War

As you know, there’s a war going on. A spiritual war.

  • November 4, 2018
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Christ is Risen

I recently asked my friend who deals with chronic pain how he's doing and he answered, “Joni, I'm doing great. Christ is risen." 

  • November 5, 2018
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An Old-Time Song

In Ephesians chapter 5, we are commanded to "Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord."

  • November 6, 2018
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Cross Habits

Whenever I sing the hymn, “The Old Rugged Cross, ” it always makes me want to pray, “Oh Father, keep me clinging to Jesus’ cross.”

  • November 7, 2018
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Singing At Day's End

When I wheel down the ramp at Joni and Friends every evening after work, I love to sing old hymns.

  • November 8, 2018
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Aileen & Phil Chair Corps

Okay, so let’s say you are in your late 80s, and you’re playing Bridge at a Senior Center.

  • November 9, 2018
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Lowest Level

I remember once watching my father dig a deep hole near a spring on our farm.

  • November 10, 2018
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The Wick

When I was a little girl, my mother would give me the job of trimming wicks on all the candles in our house.

  • November 11, 2018
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My Friend Celeste

When I need a pick-me-up?  I know who I can count on. 

  • November 12, 2018
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The Woman with the Mona Lisa Smile

Sometimes a look can be so convicting.

  • November 13, 2018
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Scott the Wheelchair Mechanic

First Peter chapter 4 says, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms.”  

  • November 14, 2018
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An Ever-Present Help

I can say for sure; nothing’s more suffocating, more soul-stifling than feeling “that’s it,” life’s over.  

  • November 15, 2018
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Pursuing Holiness

When I was 29 years old, the Joni book was a bestseller, the Joni movie was enjoying a nationwide release, and I started Joni and Friends.

  • November 16, 2018
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The Companion of Affliction

en I think of hard suffering, to me it’s a strange, dark companion; but a companion, nonetheless. 

  • November 17, 2018
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Poor and Needy

Do you consider yourself poor and needy?

  • November 18, 2018
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Sharing His Joy

Jesus is heaven-bent, He is driven to share His joy with you.

  • November 19, 2018
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Serve with Zeal

When it comes to doing good works, God has prepared some people to open medical clinics, run shelters for the homeless, and become career missionaries in Africa.

  • November 20, 2018
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Your Strength

There are many times when I need the comforting assurance of Deuteronomy 33 where it says, “As your days, so shall your strength be.”

  • November 21, 2018
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Joan Liggin's Story

My friend Joan grew up in a home where cursing and screaming were the norm, and she fit right in.

  • November 22, 2018
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Joni's Art

hen I was little, I would often pull out my coloring book and sit by my father’s chair while he painted.

  • November 23, 2018
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Peter's Story

I must tell you about Peter who lives in Poland. He’s 11 years old and has never walked because of cerebral palsy.

  • November 24, 2018
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Vicky's Supernatural Attitude

When I first met Vicky, I was heartbroken to see her anguish.

  • November 25, 2018
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I need my sisters.  Kathy saved me from drowning when I broke my neck. And then I lived with my sister Jay for seven years during which time my older sister, Linda often stayed overnight to give Jay a break.

  • November 26, 2018
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My Soul is Hidden

Sometimes when my sin feels overwhelming, or I feel frightened of the future, I want to just hide; like under a blanket; I want to be covered.

  • November 27, 2018
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Jesus Came For a Reason

In the early years of my paralysis, I traveled to many healing services, but my body never got the message.  

  • November 28, 2018
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Pastor Diaz

One Sunday afternoon in Peru, Pastor Diaz paid a visit to an elderly man who lived high up in the mountains.  

  • November 29, 2018
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Beloved Wisdom

My sister Kathy and I love reminiscing about our childhood.  Back then, apart from school, we spent most of our time on the family farm.  

  • November 30, 2018
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