4-Minute Program Archive: May 2017

Anxiety and Pain

The devil wants to use anxiety in trials to discourage Christians, but Looking to Jesus and receiving His peace, protects our hearts and gives us strength to face any hardship.

  • May 1, 2017
  • #9131

My Radio Anniversary

For 35 years Joni and Friends radio has taught listeners that, although Christians suffer like everyone else, our suffering has a counterpart…joy.

  • May 2, 2017
  • #9132

Benefits of Affliction

Suffering and affliction drives us to put our hope and trust in God.

  • May 3, 2017
  • #9133

National Day of Prayer 2017

Today we pray the Lord Jesus would bless our elected officials and give them wisdom and humility.

  • May 4, 2017
  • #9134

Spiritual Promotions

When God operates in our lives, our sanctified afflictions become our spiritual promotions changing us into His image.

  • May 5, 2017
  • #9135

Blessing Through Radio

Christian radio programs bring comfort and encouragement to listeners going through various trials and temptations.

  • May 8, 2017
  • #9136

The Understatement of God

The delight the Lord feels about us is beyond human description. Especially, when we seek to please Him in all our ways.

  • May 9, 2017
  • #9137

Only a Little While

The Bible declares if we endure suffering till the end, Christ will call us to His eternal glory.

  • May 10, 2017
  • #9138

The Big Picture Over Boston

Small disagreements have a way of turning into big arguments if Jesus is not at the center of the marital relationship.

  • May 11, 2017
  • #9139

Preach the Gospel to Your Heart

Forming good habits, like singing hymns, is a great way to build our lives around the gospel. 

  • May 12, 2017
  • #9140

To What End Pain?

We can patiently endure pain, knowing it brings us into closer fellowship with Jesus and for the comfort and salvation of others who are suffering.

  • May 15, 2017
  • #9141

No Rickety Gospel

God’s desire for us goes beyond mere happiness; He wants to make us more like Jesus.

  • May 16, 2017
  • #9142

My Night Hymn

When trials and adversities overwhelm, ask the Holy Spirit to give you songs in the night.

  • May 17, 2017
  • #9143

Jan the Flight Attendant

Waiting on the Lord with an open heart reveals unexpected opportunities to bless others.

  • May 18, 2017
  • #9144


When God repairs our shattered lives, it is His grace that makes us more beautiful, and gives Him glory.

  • May 19, 2017
  • #9145

Hardships That Hurt Faith

Trials produce endurance by testing our faith, and are used by God to produce Christ-like character in us.

  • May 22, 2017
  • #9146

Repository of Gratitude

When Christians go through hard times, our response to trust God and give him thanks in all circumstances becomes a sacrifice of praise.

  • May 23, 2017
  • #9147

Marriage Message

A message intended to address the sanctity of life turns into a powerful message about marriage.

  • May 24, 2017
  • #9148

Ministry in North Africa

Two leaders from “Joni and Friends” travel to a remote village to minister to Muslim families with special-needs kids.

  • May 25, 2017
  • #9149

Mown Grass

A gentle rain from God soothes the greatest of distresses with sweet relief.

  • May 26, 2017
  • #9150

17th Century Prayer

Growing old gracefully might not be as easy as we think, but leaning on the Lord gives us the ability to find good in unexpected places.

  • May 29, 2017
  • #9151


Suffering allows God to refine our character to reveal Christ in us, the hope of glory.

  • May 30, 2017
  • #9152

You Are God's Masterpiece

We are more valuable in God’s sight than any priceless work of art made by man. It’s a good thing to remember when interacting with those God has put in your life. 

  • May 31, 2017
  • #9153
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