1-Minute Program Archive: January 2015

Elizabeth and Joni

When I was in Germany speaking at a church, a blind woman named Elizabeth served as my interpreter. 

  • January 1, 2015
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While you Are Young

Now that I am in my mid-60s, I can look back on my life in a wheelchair with such thanksgiving to God. 

  • January 2, 2015
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Singing with Christopher

Not long ago, 11-year-old Christopher came with his parents for a visit to our International Disability Center. 

  • January 3, 2015
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The Most Important Thing I Do

I was once asked, "Joni, what’s the most important thing you do?” 

  • January 4, 2015
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Johan's Ministry

Many years ago, I met a young, Dutch man named Johan. 

  • January 5, 2015
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Limitations

As a child and teenager, I love the to paint and draw.

  • January 6, 2015
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Be Good and Faithful

Someone once came up to me and said, “Joni, I wish I could be like you because you'll get a great reward in heaven." 

  • January 7, 2015
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Don't Change the Subject

In Luke chapter 14, Jesus was invited to dine at a Pharisee's home.

  • January 8, 2015
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Psalm 57

When you first believed in Christ you may have heard those familiar words ...

  • January 9, 2015
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Jesus Never Tires

Sometimes, it sure is hard to move forward. 

  • January 10, 2015
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Steve's Gifts

Fresh out of the hospital, my first few months at home in a wheelchair were terribly depressing. 

  • January 11, 2015
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Eternal Investments

Colossians chapter 4 tells us to “Make the most of every opportunity.” 

  • January 12, 2015
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Modern Day Prophets

While reading in Revelation, I was intrigued by chapter 19 where it says ...

  • January 13, 2015
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The Kidney Machine and the Cross

Ever feel like your suffering is too much? 

  • January 14, 2015
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Conditional Promises

Some promises are conditional ...

  • January 15, 2015
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Adriana Bolanos

Recently, I met Adriana, a Costa Rican intern with our Cause 4 Life program. 

  • January 16, 2015
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Choose to Love

One day I wheeled into the house and oh my goodness, it reeked of fish! 

  • January 17, 2015
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Exaggerating is Lying

Do you like to exaggerate?

  • January 18, 2015
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A Special friend

Back when I was in the hospital, there were times when friends weren’t allowed in, like late at night.

  • January 19, 2015
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Why I Sing Hymns

The other day when I wheeled into Joni and Friends singing a gospel song, a coworker stopped me ...

  • January 20, 2015
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Trials as Friends

You probably know this portion of Scripture very well.

  • January 21, 2015
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Knowing Jesus

I grew up reading from the King James Version of the Bible.

  • January 22, 2015
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His Arrows

Some years after I broke my neck and began to rise up out of depression and get serious about God ...

  • January 23, 2015
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Is God too Busy

In First Kings chapter 18, Elijah mocks Baal and his followers saying, “Shout louder!

  • January 24, 2015
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Life is Hectic

It's easy to lose sight of God, isn’t it? 

  • January 25, 2015
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Mauricio Goes to School

For Mauricio who has spina bifida and lives in El Salvador, going to public school was torture. 

  • January 26, 2015
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When Prayer is Intimidating

Remember when you were a new believer how intimidating it felt to talk to God? 

  • January 27, 2015
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Searching for Sinners

In Luke chapter 15 we find the parable of the lost sheep. 

  • January 28, 2015
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Gracious Words

I was at the mall when I wheeled past a woman offering food samples from a little tray. 

  • January 29, 2015
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God Gets Emotional

Have you ever taken delight in someone? 

  • January 30, 2015
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Don Bania

After spending over 40 years in a wheelchair, my friend Don knows the importance of mobility. 

  • January 31, 2015
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