4-Minute Program Archive: July 2012

No Hypocrites

No one wants to be known as a hypocrite, but are we possibly showing hypocrisy in the way we live out our faith? John Wesley provides a powerful list of questions to see if you are a hypocrite.

  • July 6, 2012
  • #7875

Field Hockey & Heaven

When troubles come, you look at your scoreboard and it may seem like you will never get past the first round. But why not take a look at God’s scoreboard?

  • July 9, 2012
  • #7876

Daniel Hopping

Imagine having to hide a disability just to be part of society. For little Daniel, this was a daily reality. Listen to the story of how a wheelchair and Bible changed Daniel’s life.

  • July 10, 2012
  • #7877

Barbara Being Thankful

Sometimes it’s hard enough to follow Scripture’s mandates, let alone when trials come our way. But for Barbara, cancer became her reason to do exactly what the Bible said—to be thankful.

  • July 11, 2012
  • #7878

The Mosaic Cross

When something is broken, it’s very easy to just throw it away. But God takes the broken and makes something very beautiful of it. Listen to Joni as she shares one of her own poems on this subject.

  • July 12, 2012
  • #7879

Restoration from Inside Out

Have you ever had something really old, rusty, and beat-up be restored to perfection? Like we do with antiques, God restores us from the inside out.

  • July 13, 2012
  • #7880

The Names of Jesus

Maybe you commute to work every day or you drive to drop your kids off at school. Whatever the case, think about making your vehicle a sanctuary of prayer and praise for the Lord.

  • July 16, 2012
  • #7881

Discipline or Punishment

Does God ever use suffering to discipline us? This concept may sound a bit odd or even offensive, but Scripture gives word on how God uses suffering with both believers and nonbelievers.

  • July 17, 2012
  • #7882

Come Now Fount of Every Blessing

God is the fount of every blessing you have and He wants you to bless others. And one great thing about blessing someone else is you receive more blessings in return.

  • July 18, 2012
  • #7883

It Came To Pass

Are you struck by hardship and are wondering, will this ever end? Well for this African woman, when her crops fail and money is scarce, she relies on her favorite Bible verse—“and it came to pass.”

  • July 19, 2012
  • #7884

Victory for a Song

Are you afraid of the dark, like dark thoughts or dark moments? Well, consider singing a song of victory to combat the forces of the enemy. Sing today if you feel darkness.

  • July 20, 2012
  • #7885

Make Music in Your Heart

You may not be the next “American Idol,” but we are called to sing and make music in our hearts to our Lord and Savior. Listen to Joni as she sings “Breathe on Me Breath of God,” and sing along!

  • July 23, 2012
  • #7886


Does your life feel like one huge maze, with one hurdle after another? Maybe you are worrying about the perplexing pattern ahead, but do not fret. God knows the pattern; he knows your struggles.

  • July 24, 2012
  • #7887

A Life That Glows

Have you ever heard of bioluminescence? It literally means “life that glows”—like sea plankton that glows in the water. Well, there’s also “spiritual bioluminescence,” that is, a life that glows in Christ.

  • July 25, 2012
  • #7888

The First Class Seat

Would you ever give up your first-class seat on an airplane to some stranger? Probably not, right? Listen to Joni as she shares the story of someone who generously did do just that.

  • July 26, 2012
  • #7889

Esther Owsu

It’s been almost 45 years of quadriplegia and Joni is still touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world—like Esther Oswu, a woman in Ghana, West Africa.

  • July 27, 2012
  • #7890

Joni's Diving Accident—45 Years

It’s been 45 years since Joni took that reckless dive in the Chesapeake Bay, leaving her paralyzed. Joni shares how she holds onto Psalm 105 and looks at the wonders God has done through her quadriplegia.

  • July 30, 2012
  • #7891

There is a Fountain Filled with Blood

There is nothing quite like the bond between sisters, as Joni knows. Jay Kay, Joni’s older sister, has been there through thick and thin, from days on the farm to days in bed with depression.

  • July 31, 2012
  • #7892
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