1-Minute Program Archive: December 2015

Memory

Memory is frequently the agent of misery ...

  • December 1, 2015
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Work of Art

I once watched a sculptor at work on a statue of clay. 

  • December 2, 2015
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Preserverance

Napoleon once said, “Conquest has made me what I am, and conquest must maintain me.” 

  • December 3, 2015
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Mercy Killings

Not long ago, news broke of a Louisiana mother who poisoned her toddler with Down syndrome using hand sanitizer. 

  • December 4, 2015
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Faith that Glorifies God

The other day I was backing my wheelchair out of my van on a very steep hill.

  • December 5, 2015
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Mouthing Thankfulness

When I first became paralyzed, I thought it was hypocritical to thank God ...

  • December 6, 2015
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The Road to Calvary

You know, most of us do everything we can to avoid suffering.

  • December 7, 2015
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Theoretical Sinners

Would you say that you are a sinner?

  • December 8, 2015
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Joe Joe

I have a word of encouragement from my friend Joe Joe.

  • December 9, 2015
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Playing the Piano for Daddy

One of my most precious memories of my father was when he tiptoed into the living room ...

  • December 10, 2015
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God With Us

Last Sunday after church, I wheeled up front to ask for prayer.

  • December 11, 2015
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Grow in the Knowledge of Jesus

For the longest time in my walk with Jesus, I told everyone I knew him. 

  • December 12, 2015
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He Cares for You

You know, over the years, my wheelchair has taught me to leave providing to the God of providence

  • December 13, 2015
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Jesus Gets It

After my diving accident, I could not wrap my head around this idea of God’s sovereignty ...

  • December 14, 2015
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Philippians 1:21

When I first came to Christ, I underlined Philippians chapter 1, verse 21 ...

  • December 15, 2015
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Growing Upward and Downward

Remember in elementary school when your teacher planted a bean in a plastic container? 

  • December 16, 2015
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You Are Christ's

First Corinthians chapter 3, verse 23 says simply, “you are of Christ, and Christ is of God.” 

  • December 17, 2015
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Mighty to Save

Isaiah 63, verse 1 paints a great picture: “Who is this, with his garments stained crimson…

  • December 18, 2015
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Angola Prison

The Louisiana State Penitentiary used to be known as the bloodiest prison in America ...

  • December 19, 2015
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Bird Poem

It’s a poem that I grew up with, and maybe you did, too. 

  • December 20, 2015
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I Will Help You

You know the Bible goes to great pains to remind us how small we are. 

  • December 21, 2015
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Where Did You Lose Him

Sometimes we can get lost in the flowery imagery of the Song of Solomon ...

  • December 22, 2015
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Lessons from the Red Sea

Have you ever felt completely trapped? 

  • December 23, 2015
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Thanking our Veterans

My husband Ken has this special habit of greeting people he sees in military uniform. 

  • December 24, 2015
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Christ Prays for You

We have no idea what we owe to our Savior’s prayers for us. 

  • December 25, 2015
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Eagles Soaring

I love the way Isaiah chapter 40 describes eagles and the way they soar.

  • December 26, 2015
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Sinking Times

Matthew chapter 14 records Peter getting out of a boat and walking on a stormy sea toward Jesus. 

  • December 27, 2015
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Be Martha and Mary

Luke 10:40 tells a fascinating story about Jesus’ visit to the home of Mary and Martha.

  • December 28, 2015
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Albino Children

This past summer, a small team from Joni and Friends delivered eight pediatric wheelchairs ...

  • December 29, 2015
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A Fairytale Ending

My Daddy used to read fairytales to me and my sisters at bedtime ...

  • December 30, 2015
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Together

Last week I spoke at a mega-church in southern California. 

  • December 31, 2015
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