4-Minute Program Archive: July 2008

Whose Fault Is It?

Joni shares about Job and her experiences to say that God allows the details of our lives to play out according to His plan, even when it seems He has turned His back on us.

  • July 1, 2008
  • #6827

The Humiliation of Misery

Joni shares how the lower God takes you, the higher His purposes for you may very well be.

  • July 2, 2008
  • #6828

Pass Me Not

Joni sings "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior" and shares the story of 14 year-old Peruvian, Chris, that was blessed by a Wheels for the World trip to Peru.

  • July 3, 2008
  • #6829

Change What You Can

Joni shares a conversation that she had with her friend, Cecille, who lives in a nursing home, to tell listeners the importance of having the confidence to change the things which we are able to in our lives and communities.

  • July 4, 2008
  • #6830

Hide It In Your Heart

Joni shares how memorizing Scripture and prayers has been of such value to her, especially during the time she spent in the hospital.

  • July 7, 2008
  • #6831

A Lesson On Humility

Joni shares about a time when God chose to humble her before her speaking engagement at an exclusive conference.

  • July 8, 2008
  • #6832

Double Standards

Joni explains how we often have double standards when it comes to morality and ethics, but we should be righteous both in our public and private lives.

  • July 9, 2008
  • #6833

Foolish Commands

When God asks us to follow Him in His foolishness, it's a chance for our faith to grow stronger and God's glory to shine brighter. 

  • July 10, 2008
  • #6834

Down Syndrome Surgeries

Joni comments on invasive surgical procedures to restructure the faces of Down Syndrome children.

  • July 11, 2008
  • #6835

Family Retreat Angels

Joni shares about the protection of angels, and how she especially senses the protection at Family Retreats.

  • July 14, 2008
  • #6836

Airport Security

Joni shares about her experiences with airport security and why we should be thankful for the regulations and the workers for doing a thorough job.

  • July 15, 2008
  • #6837

Ruth's Song

Joni shares about her elderly friend, Ruth, and how she treasures encouragement and small gestures.

  • July 16, 2008
  • #6838

Feast of the Lord

Joni shares how Communion is the Feast of the Lord.

  • July 17, 2008
  • #6839


Joni shares about her friend, Jean, and the danger of focusing on a problem, rather than allowing a problem to bring us closer to God.

  • July 18, 2008
  • #6840

Bold Prayers

Joni encourages listeners to remember that God is always in control and to pray like the Christians who prayed with Peter and John right after they got out of jail and had bad news facing them all sides.

  • July 21, 2008
  • #6841

Happily Ever After

Joni shares how in Christ we'll find the defeat of sin and "happy ever after" for which we all long.

  • July 22, 2008
  • #6842

When You're Ill

Joni shares the story of Epaphroditus and the importance of cultivating a genuine focus on others.

  • July 23, 2008
  • #6843

Finding God's Will

Joni shares how in wondering what God's will for our lives is, a simple place to start is I Thessalonians 5.

  • July 24, 2008
  • #6844

The Hendrickson Family

Joni shares about Family Retreats and one family in particular, the Hendrickson family, who have one birth child, two grandchildren, and seven adopted children who are disabled.

  • July 25, 2008
  • #6845

Liz Hupp Poem

Joni shares a poem by Liz Hupp that reflects Titus Chapter 2, the power of Christian example.

  • July 28, 2008
  • #6846

We're Marching to Zion

Joni sings "Marching to Zion" and tells how we are warriors for the Lord in a spiritual battle.

  • July 29, 2008
  • #6847

Joni's Anniversary

Joni marks the "anniversary" of her accident and celebrates all of the people that have helped her in a conversation with Ken.

  • July 30, 2008
  • #6848

The Odds Are in Our Favor

Joni shares advice given from her friend, Dave Powlison, on how to avoid obsession with fear and doubt when suffering.

  • July 31, 2008
  • #6849
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