4-Minute Program Archive: July 2014

The Old Rugged Cross

Is it possible to sing praise to God when trials and difficulties close in? God will provide the music for us when we can’t sing.

  • July 1, 2014
  • #8392

Beyond The Sunset

Listen to Joni reminisce about her childhood days at the campfire and her mother's great love for hymns.

  • July 2, 2014
  • #8393

Be Hopeful

Can despair be a sin? The Bible calls us to be people of hope, to trust in God and not rely on our own strength.

  • July 3, 2014
  • #8394

The National Anthem

The second verse of the National Anthem, while not well known, is a powerful reminder to put our trust in God.

  • July 4, 2014
  • #8395

Insights on Pain

Chronic pain can bring discouragement, or it can drive us into the arms of Jesus and help us to be more like Him.

  • July 7, 2014
  • #8396

The Robe

St. Augustine wrote about suffering, and he reminds us we can trust God for courage in the midst of hardship.

  • July 8, 2014
  • #8397

Questions Reversed for Eternity

When tragedy and heartbreak hit, where is God? When it comes to questions, it’s best to leave them at the cross.

  • July 9, 2014
  • #8398

Lynn Jarvis

Through Wheels for the World, Lynn Jarvis, helps bring Jesus and wheelchairs to people in need—and you can, too!

  • July 10, 2014
  • #8399

A Bible Study on Discipline

Does God discipline us? It’s a tough question, but the Bible has answers that Joni wishes to share with you.

  • July 11, 2014
  • #8400

The Swing

At Family Retreats everyone has fun, including Joni! Listen to her tell about the time she was tempted to ride the giant swing.

  • July 14, 2014
  • #8401

For His Name's Sake

God permits trials so we can bring glory to His name by trusting Him. Understanding this brings joy in the midst of trials.

  • July 15, 2014
  • #8402

Volunteers and Blessings

When you serve, not only are others blessed by your service; you are blessed, too! Volunteer with Joni and Friends.

  • July 16, 2014
  • #8403

Strong Shoes

God equips us for walking on hard, stony paths by providing sturdy “spiritual” shoes sufficient for the journey.

  • July 17, 2014
  • #8404


Sometimes, each day feels like you're in a tug-of-war. But with God on your side, you will win.

  • July 18, 2014
  • #8405

Family Reunion

Will you be attending a family reunion this summer? Listen to Joni share about her family reunion in Maryland.  

  • July 21, 2014
  • #8406

Dad, My Hero

"Bad company corrupts good character." Did you ever hear that as a kid? Joni did, and she heard it from her dad.

  • July 22, 2014
  • #8407

Interview with Becky Oprean #1

Listen to Joni interview Becky, a young woman with spina bifida who has a ministry for special-needs families in Romania.

  • July 23, 2014
  • #8408

Interview with Becky Oprean #2

In this interview, Joni talks with Becky Oprean about Becky's ministry to others with special needs.

  • July 24, 2014
  • #8409

Follow-Up to Amee's Story

Listen to the follow-up story on little Amee who went from living on dirt roads in Thailand to adoption in the U.S. by a loving, Christian family.

  • July 25, 2014
  • #8410

Blog Contest

Are you a blogger? If so, Joni invites you to participate in our Joni and Friends blog contest!

  • July 28, 2014
  • #8411

On Not Trying to Do Everything

The needs of this world are inumerable, but don't let that stop you from doing one thing well using your God-given gifts.

  • July 29, 2014
  • #8412

My E-Devotionals

Listen as Joni shares how she inspires a new audience with biblical insights from her daily, online devotional reading.

  • July 30, 2014
  • #8413

Songs of Conquest

In the midst of a spiritual battle, singing hymns to God is our hope for victory.

  • July 31, 2014
  • #8414
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