1-Minute Program Archive: July 2018

My Friend Bev

My friend Bev used to be a nurse for people with neuromuscular disorders...

  • July 1, 2018
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Shared Sorrow

I love receiving letters from special-needs families who’ve attended our Retreats...

  • July 2, 2018
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Demonstrate Jesus

You know disability can be off-putting; onlookers assume that it may require too much of them.  

  • July 3, 2018
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God Won't Harm

Everyone loves the idea that God’s plans for His children are to prosper them and not harm them, to give hope and a future.

  • July 4, 2018
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Harvest

Springtime on our farm in Maryland always meant plowing time.

  • July 5, 2018
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The Love of God

Not long ago, I was not sleeping well. 

  • July 6, 2018
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Sam's Family Retreat

When a family comes to a Joni and Friends Family Retreat, they come in need of encouragement and renewal.  

  • July 7, 2018
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Think on These Things

It’s a given – all of us want to set our minds on Christ

  • July 8, 2018
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Kissing the Joy

There’s a lot of wisdom in this four-line poem by William Blake. 

  • July 9, 2018
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Get Up Again

I once heard Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist in figure skating, talk about how he got to the top.

  • July 10, 2018
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Be a Stretcher Bearer

Several years ago, I was in bed for a whole summer trying to heal a pressure sore.

  • July 11, 2018
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Wheelchair for Maria

I love the verse which says: “I will comfort [my people] and exchange their sorrow for rejoicing!”

  • July 12, 2018
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Resurrected Bodies

When it comes to what our bodies will be like in heaven, somehow, somewhere within you, is the pattern of the heavenly person you will become.

  • July 13, 2018
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Winning the Battle

Ephesians chapter 6, verse 11 says to “Put on the full armor of God.”

  • July 14, 2018
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Warehouse for Grace

Not long ago, I was running errands and I found myself near Costco. 

  • July 15, 2018
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True Happiness

In the Beatitudes, Jesus teaches what it is to live with a kingdom-minded perspective.

  • July 16, 2018
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Pablo in Guatemala

Six years ago, when little Pablo was born in Guatemala, his mom didn't want him.

  • July 17, 2018
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God the Healer

There are some people who just don’t believe I know God as healer. 

  • July 18, 2018
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A New Song

Back when I first learned I would never use my hands or feet again, I’d often sing songs by the Beatles to pass the time. 

  • July 19, 2018
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The Furnace of Affliction

When I broke my neck fifty years ago, I had some tough questions.

  • July 20, 2018
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A Platform of Power

Over the years, my wheelchair has taught me that the God of providence will provide.

  • July 21, 2018
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Talent Night

At Joni and Friends Family Retreat my favorite moments always happen at talent night.  

  • July 22, 2018
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My Heaven Poem

Let me share a poem that my friend Honeytree wrote for me.

  • July 23, 2018
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The Symbols of Heaven

Have you ever wondered how Jesus’ return to earth connects with all those symbols?

  • July 24, 2018
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Crack and Descend

Nothing is more beautiful than a golden field of wheat, waving in the breeze.

  • July 25, 2018
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God's Idea of Good

After I broke my neck in a diving accident, I was left a discouraged quadriplegic.

  • July 26, 2018
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Heaven Book

I am sick and tired of combating my flesh.

  • July 27, 2018
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God May Confuse You

Wouldn’t you agree that God sometimes brings things into your life that don’t seem good?  

  • July 28, 2018
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A Woman of Vision

Although I never knew her, I’ve always felt that my grandmother, Anna Verona, prayed for me.

  • July 29, 2018
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Let Go and Let God?

Do you have a lot to do in your Christian life? 

  • July 30, 2018
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You Will Sing

Someone once wrote of sitting by a fire and listening to the singing of the logs as the fire crackled.

  • July 31, 2018
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