4-Minute Program Archive: October 2008


Joni loved rabbits until she saw how damaging they were to her garden. The rabbits reminded her of the emotional change that Christians should have when we realize how damaging sin is in our lives.

  • October 1, 2008
  • #6893

Timmy And His Wheels For The World Gift

Joni shares the story about Timmy who wanted to support Wheels For The World after his eight dollars were lost, then returned by a kind stranger.

  • October 2, 2008
  • #6894

Stem Cell Miracle

Joni shares about her formerly blind friend, Kacie, who can now see after receiving umbilical cord stem cell treatment.

  • October 3, 2008
  • #6895

Sequoia Fellowship

Just like sequoia trees stay strong in groves, we need other people to support us in "spiritual groves" so we won't be blown over when troubles come.

  • October 6, 2008
  • #6896

More Than You Can Handle

Joni shares how she is sometimes bugged by I Corinthians 10:13, but has to remember that she is never forced to disobey; God gives His grace as a way of escape.

  • October 7, 2008
  • #6897

Wise Singing

Joni and Al talk about their love for hymns and sing a few lines from their favorites.

  • October 8, 2008
  • #6898

In the Cross of Christ I Glory

Joni shares the story of her time at a Young Life camp when she first understood what it meant to glory in the cross.

  • October 9, 2008
  • #6899

Separating The Chaff

Like the harvest of wheat, we must endure some tribulation for a harvest of righteousness.

  • October 10, 2008
  • #6900

The Shovel Spoon

Joni was taught a lesson in God's provision when she lost her favorite spoon and it was replaced with an even better shovel spoon.

  • October 13, 2008
  • #6901

Ripe For Glory

Joni compares our lives to ripening bananas, telling how each of our lives are packed with purpose; it's not until we're called home that we are ripe for glory.

  • October 14, 2008
  • #6902

Joni's Birthday

Joni celebrates her birthday and shares how she's felt so loved throughout the year.

  • October 15, 2008
  • #6903

Ways To Witness

Joni and Al discuss the importance of giving spiritual and practical help to people with disabilities as they have done in India.

  • October 16, 2008
  • #6904

Growing Grapes

Just as grapevines need to struggle to produce good grapes, we should also embrace the difficulties in life that will help up us to produce fruits of the Spirit.

  • October 17, 2008
  • #6905

Service God Loves

Joni shares how she puts the commandment to serve the Lord with gladness into practice.

  • October 20, 2008
  • #6906

Ken and Joni

Ken and Joni share how difficult times bring them closer to Christ and closer together.

  • October 21, 2008
  • #6907

How'd It Go

Joni sings "O That Will Be Glory For Me" and reminds listeners not to get discouraged when encountering hardship in ministry; we should remember the opposition Jesus Jesus faced and know all struggles are for His glory.

  • October 22, 2008
  • #6908


Joni tells how her quadriplegic friend, Thad, is an inspiration for her and others.

  • October 23, 2008
  • #6909

Asking Good Questions

Knowing that in this world we will have trouble, we should try and direct our difficult questions more at our own hearts than at God.

  • October 24, 2008
  • #6910

Ben Hur

Joni tells how the film "Ben Hur" is a reminder that in times of trouble, all we need to remember is to call on the Lord.

  • October 27, 2008
  • #6911


Joni shows the importance of bearing one another's burdens with the example of wheechair-bound Yasser in Egypt who was helped by deaf children in starting up a recycling business.

  • October 28, 2008
  • #6912

Looking Up

Joni sings the hymn "All the Way My Savior Leads Me" and emphasizes the good of learning God's statues that comes out of affliction.

  • October 29, 2008
  • #6913

Vicky - A Bruised Reed

Joni tells about her quadriplegic friend, Vicky, who has suffered so greatly, but still keeps up her spirits knowing that God will never abandon her.

  • October 30, 2008
  • #6914

Two Sisters From India

As a Wheels For The World team leaves for Cuba, Joni remembers a trip to India where she met two sisters that before receiving wheelchairs had crawled their way to church each Sunday because of their love for Jesus.

  • October 31, 2008
  • #6915
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