4-Minute Program Archive: May 2008

Don't Shake Him Off

Although we try to be independent, in our weakness is where we see our need for God.

  • May 1, 2008
  • #6784

God, Abba-Daddy

Joni shares about her friend, Alice, who broke her neck in a car accident and how she is learning that God gives Himself in the midst of her suffering.

  • May 2, 2008
  • #6785

Angelica Ramirez

Joni tells about Angelica Ramirez, who had prayed and waited 20 years in Peru for a wheelchair before receiving one from our Wheels for the World team.

  • May 5, 2008
  • #6786

The Secret of Contentment

Joni shares that contenment is not about what we have, it's about who we have.

  • May 6, 2008
  • #6787

Grandma Clark

Joni shares one of her moments of heaven, having tea with Grandma Clark.

  • May 7, 2008
  • #6788


Joni reminds listeners of the power of prayer -- our prayers really do make a difference!

  • May 8, 2008
  • #6789

David Bowie

Joni shares how her quadriplegic friend, David Bowie, inspires her as he puts his hope in Jesus.

  • May 9, 2008
  • #6790

Divine Singing

Joni sings "May The Mind of Christ, My Savior" and shares how Jesus sang the night he was betrayed to show that we, too, should sing in good times and bad.

  • May 12, 2008
  • #6791

The Prayers of Corrie

Joni shares about Corrie ten Boom and the power of her indistinguishable, Spirit-driven prayer.

  • May 13, 2008
  • #6792

Give It A Rest

In a world of advanced technology, it's so hard to find quiet to be still and know that God is God.

  • May 14, 2008
  • #6793

Brooke Schrader

Joni shares how she was shown wisdom by eleven year old Brooke Schrader who is diagnosed with juvenile arthritis, and felt convicted about her own complaints of pain.

  • May 15, 2008
  • #6794


When we encounter suffering, we want answers, but what we really need is the comfort of Jesus -- to know He is our everything.

  • May 16, 2008
  • #6795

Chocolate and Chairs

Joni shares about Wheels for the World trips to India and Guatemala and some blessed advertising for the trips found on chocolates!

  • May 19, 2008
  • #6796


Like dwelling in a tent, our bodies on earth are also only temporary -- before we get called home.

  • May 20, 2008
  • #6797

You're Not Alone

Joni shares comfort in knowing that the Lord is on our side through all of our struggles.

  • May 21, 2008
  • #6798

A Monkey's Lesson

Joni uses the illustration of using bait to catch a monkey to advise listeners to enjoy the bounty of  God's kingdom that is all around us, rather than giving into simple, non-lasting pleasures.

  • May 22, 2008
  • #6799

Looking For Jesus

Just as Larry waited on tiptoes for his parents to pick him up from his grandparent's house, so should we wait for the Lord's return, with eagerness and anticipation.

  • May 23, 2008
  • #6800

Memorial Day 2008

Joni shares about her partnership with Operation Gratitude and how listeners can be involved in showing thanks to soldiers serving abroad on Memorial Day.

  • May 26, 2008
  • #6801

Doug Nichols

Doug Nichols shows how when we serve God and model Him in our suffering, we find opportunities to extend His salvation farther than we ever could on our own strength.

  • May 27, 2008
  • #6802


People often wish for things, but biblical hope, with Christ's name attached is the only real answer to our deepest longings.

  • May 28, 2008
  • #6803

Broken Cisterns

We often try and partake of the world's pleasures even though we have the real thing, the Living Water, from God -- the only thing that can satisfy our thirst.

  • May 29, 2008
  • #6804

My Friend, Joni

Joni encourages listeners to do good and be examples for Christ, just as she turned out to be an example of Christ to her friend, Joni.

  • May 30, 2008
  • #6805
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