1-Minute Program Archive: July 2011

Suffering for Christ's Sake

First Peter 4 says, “… if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God...

  • July 1, 2011
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Idolizing God

The other day I passed by a nail parlor and happened to see the owners putting incense and fruit at the base of a little altar of Buddha.

  • July 2, 2011
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No Easy Road

Suppose you needed directions and your friend gave you a detailed map.

  • July 3, 2011
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Magnifying God

One of my favorite verses is “Magnify the Lord with me; let us exalt His name together.

  • July 4, 2011
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Family Retreat Inspiration

Let me tell you how Family Retreat inspires me. It’s watching little Paul... 

  • July 5, 2011
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Being Busy in Heaven

I know a lot of Christians – very busy people, who are looking forward getting some rest in to heaven, like... 

  • July 6, 2011
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Judgement and Suffering

Although I’m a pretty upbeat person, there are times I lose my cool. Like the other day… 

  • July 7, 2011
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Amazing Grace

God's grace is so amazing, it's hard to define. 

  • July 8, 2011
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My Own Baggage

The last time I was at the airport luggage carousel, I wondered what would happen if I swapped my old suitcase for a nicer looking bag...

  • July 9, 2011
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Wheels in Ghana

Several years ago, KLM airlines was having a contest to celebrate 75 years of flying...

  • July 10, 2011
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No Erasers

I’m dumping my old address book for a new one...

  • July 11, 2011
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Joy

I remember being in Africa some years ago and meeting the most amazing Christians... they welcomed me at the airport in wheelchairs and crutches and said...

  • July 12, 2011
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Psalm 84

Psalm 84 says, “The Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.” 

  • July 13, 2011
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Thanks, But No Thanks

I learned early on in my disability how important it is to say “thank you.”

  • July 14, 2011
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Dirty Hands

Have you ever offered a child chocolate cake only to have them say, "I can’t have cake, my hands will get dirty!" 

  • July 15, 2011
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Colossians 1:16

I got a new slant on that verse in Colossians which says “in Him all things hold together.”

  • July 16, 2011
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Heaven (James 4)

I remember long ago on one of those cold, wintry nights on the farm, my sister and I stepped outside to gaze at the beautiful nighttime sky. 

  • July 17, 2011
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Run Lightly

My husband Ken knows he’s got to stay in shape, so he likes to run...

  • July 18, 2011
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If You Think You Stand

How many times have you watched someone stumble headlong into some awful sin and thought, “You’d never catch me doing that!” 

  • July 19, 2011
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Jim and Janet

Let me share about a special family from Family Retreat...

  • July 20, 2011
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Don't Worry

And sometimes when my husband Ken asks me to do something for him, he’ll repeat it. 

  • July 21, 2011
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Philippians - Filled With Hope

I think my favorite book in the New Testament is Philippians...

  • July 22, 2011
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Renovating

I have a friend whose kitchen is in the process of being renovated...

  • July 23, 2011
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Discipline or Punishment

Back in high school, I was involved in some pretty immoral behavior...

  • July 24, 2011
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Individual Chairs

In China, the philosophy of Communism shapes people’s thinking, so there isn’t much individuality. 

  • July 25, 2011
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Be Still My Soul

When you think of comforting someone, what comes to mind? 

  • July 26, 2011
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In the Corner of a Field

Jesus made an art of surprising his disciples – like the time He gave them that little sermon about the lilies of the field. 

  • July 27, 2011
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Groaning in the Spirit

What helps you get through the tough times? For me, it’s a friend who’ll listen...

  • July 28, 2011
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Get it in Perspective

As an artist I know something about perspective...

  • July 29, 2011
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Wheels for a Kid's World

It’s the children we help through Wheels for the World that really grip my heart – and it’s even better when a kid can join our Wheels team. 

  • July 30, 2011
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When Your Motives Aren't the Best

When I was young, I always knew when my older sister Linda was buttering up Daddy to ask for extra cash. 

  • July 31, 2011
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