4-Minute Program Archive: January 2008

Smashed Fingers

Joni remembers a time when she smashed her finger without realizing it and uses that as an analogy for how we must be careful not to injure other parts of the body of Christ without our knowledge.

  • January 1, 2008
  • #6697

Beauty From Life's Storms

Joni reminds listeners that God brings beauty out of blizzards, both in nature and in our lives.

  • January 2, 2008
  • #6698

Idolizing God

Joni shares with listeners how we are supposed to rejoice in God and use the things of the world, but we often prefer to use God and rejoice in the things of the world. 

  • January 3, 2008
  • #6699


Joni shares how she looks forward to the day when she will have legs that allow her to kneel before the Lord.

  • January 4, 2008
  • #6700

Heart For The Disabled - Bill and Deborah Hopson

Joni starts Heart for the Disabled Week with asking for encouragement for the Hopson Family. Bill and Deborah have eight children, six are adopted and four have disabilities.

  • January 7, 2008
  • #6701

Heart For The Disabled Week - Charlotte Sherman

Joni shares about her long time friend, Charlotte Sherman, who now resides in a home for assisted living during Heart for the Disabled Week.

  • January 8, 2008
  • #6702

Heart For The Disabled - Greg and Laura George

Joni continues Heart for the Disabled Week with Greg and Laura George who are in need of encouragement after Greg's hit and run motorcycle accident.

  • January 9, 2008
  • #6703

Heart For The Disabled - Anna Turpin

During Hear for the Disabled Week, Joni shares about Anna Turpin, single mother of 11 year old Jeremy with autism and 13 year old Hailey, and is diagnosed with a brain tumor.

  • January 10, 2008
  • #6704

Heart For The Disabled - Rico Talamantes

Joni ends Heart for the Disabled week with Rico Talamantes whose heart was softened at Family Retreat when he met with other families with disabled children and was touched by God.

  • January 11, 2008
  • #6705

In The Cross Of Christ I Glory

Joni sings "In the Cross of Christ I Glory" and shares that for those who are saved, the cross is the power of God.

  • January 14, 2008
  • #6706

My Friend, Dean

Joni tells about her friend, Dean, who was a baby in the same hospital as her after her accident.

  • January 15, 2008
  • #6707

Family Retreat Sign-Ups

Joni encourages listeners to get the word out about Family Retreats and tells about how Janet was impacted by this week of relaxation and teaching.

  • January 16, 2008
  • #6708

My Traveling Shoes

Joni tells about her traveling shoes that have taken her all over the world to sharing the Gospel.

  • January 17, 2008
  • #6709

We're Marching To Zion

Joni sings "We're Marching To Zion" and reminds listeners that the Bible says to rejoice in suffering.

  • January 18, 2008
  • #6710

Escape Routes

Joni shares an email from a local Christian firefighter about the importance of having escape routes and applies that to Christian life.

  • January 21, 2008
  • #6711

Under His Wings

Joni sings "Under His Wings" and shares about her co-worker, Billy Burnett.

  • January 22, 2008
  • #6712


Joni remembers watching "The Birdman of Alcatraz" and feeling claustrophobia for the first time as a quadriplegic.

  • January 23, 2008
  • #6713

Dave Crane

Joni and Al share about Dave Crane, their 81 year old missionary friend who in China, who recently passed away.

  • January 24, 2008
  • #6714

On The Road Again

Joni shares her joy in spreading the gospel as she gets ready to head out on the road.

  • January 25, 2008
  • #6715

God So Loved The World

Joni shares about Gloria, who has a disabled daughter, and how Gloria found peace when she realized that God understood pain, for He had to watch his own Son suffer in order to save the world from sin.

  • January 28, 2008
  • #6716

Mercies Anew

What does a song mean to you? For Joni, "Mercies Anew" is a contemporary hymn that touches her heart.

  • January 29, 2008
  • #6717

The Stars In Oregon

Joni shares about a trip to Oregon where she was able to clearly see creation proclaiming God's glorious handiwork as she gazed at so many stars in the night sky.

  • January 30, 2008
  • #6718

Sing To One Another

Joni sings "He Keeps Me Singing" and reminds listeners to encourage one another with song.

  • January 31, 2008
  • #6719
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