4-Minute Program Archive: February 2013

Carrying Your Cross

In Luke 9, Jesus tells us to “take up the cross,” but what is that cross? Is it your painful disability or broken marriage? Listen to Joni as she takes a closer look at the meaning of our cross.

  • February 4, 2013
  • #8026

Recuerdos de la Alhambra

If a master musician like Christopher Parkening can make music out of old guitars, just imagine what The Master can do with your life when you place yourself in the hands of Jesus.

  • February 5, 2013
  • #8027

Shirlee's Story

When you’re treated poorly it’s hard to be thankful, but Shirle — a woman with MS — makes the most of her experiences. Listen to Joni retell Shirlee’s humiliating experience at the DMV.

  • February 6, 2013
  • #8028

Don't Listen to Job's Wife

When depression hits and God seems so distant, Job’s wife’s advice may seem oh-so-tempting: “Curse God and die!” … but wait, there is hope. Listen to God and DO NOT listen to Job’s wife!

  • February 7, 2013
  • #8029


Through the history of all life, God uses brokenness for His glory: a broken hips; broken alabaster jars; broken loaves … And he can use you—broken by the trials of this world.

  • February 8, 2013
  • #8030

Maria and Leslie

When Maria set eyes on little Leslie, she fell in love. Listen to this powerful story of how one woman’s love for God and his children changed the life of a disabled child.

  • February 11, 2013
  • #8031

No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus

What is compassion? And how do you show God’s compassion to others? Listen to Joni as she reminds us that no one has (and will) ever care for us like Jesus.

  • February 12, 2013
  • #8032

Daniel's Story

Everything was going well for this mother and son—that is, until a surgery gone wrong left Daniel brain injured. Listen to the story of how God answered this family’s desperate questions.

  • February 13, 2013
  • #8033

Mark and Julie

It’s Valentine’s Day! And today, five special needs families will be receiving a Heart for the Disabled package of notes, gift cards, poems, and more! Listen to their response here.

  • February 14, 2013
  • #8034

Tasha Schuh

Sixteen-year-old Tasha Schuh was living life on a stage — literally — starring in local theatre productions. But after a tragic accident left her paralyzed, she’s now on a stage for hope in Christ.

  • February 15, 2013
  • #8035

Joey's Chair

Listen to the story of how one young boy’s wheelchair became a gift of mobility and a tool to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a disabled woman oversees through Wheels for the World. 

  • February 18, 2013
  • #8036

Crowded to Christ

When all kinds of trials hit our lives, we sometimes feel crowded in a corner — unable to escape. Listen to Joni as she shares encouraging words from Mrs. Margie Hamilton.

  • February 19, 2013
  • #8037

Jesus Loves the Little Children

We see it throughout the Bible: Jesus loves children. So if you have or know a child with a disability, remember, Jesus especially loves children affected by disabilities.

  • February 20, 2013
  • #8038

When I Survey The Wondrous Cross

When Joni sings, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” she can’t help but think of what it means to live a cross-centered day. Listen to her words here.

  • February 21, 2013
  • #8039

Paige and Tyson Snedeker

Paige and Tyson Snedeker have a very rare, genetic disease. But that doesn’t stop this brother-sister duo, because they know they can do all things through Christ that strengthens them. 

  • February 22, 2013
  • #8040

Incline My Heart

So often we can become distracted from what is truly important. We need to take ask God to control our hearts to be obedient to what he has called us to.

  • February 25, 2013
  • #8041

Dan'l Interview

Joni visits with her friend Dan’l … they discuss the lost mandate and why the church needs to pay attention to this mandate.

  • February 26, 2013
  • #8042

Gaining a Hopeful Spirit

When faced with a frightening medical report about her baby in-utero, Bekah chooses to put her hope in the Lord. 

  • February 27, 2013
  • #8043

A Warm Spot

On this last day of February, carve out time in your busy day to find a place to find the warmth of the Lord for your every need.

  • February 28, 2013
  • #8044
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