1-Minute Program Archive: October 2016

Err On the Side of Grace

My friend Jennifer was standing behind someone in a coffee shop ...

  • October 1, 2016
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The Cure

One day, Zeke was in the water at the beach and began to feel his chest tighten. 

  • October 2, 2016
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When a Church is Family

My friend, Emily Colson recently shared a great story about how her church has become a home ...

  • October 3, 2016
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Purpose of the BYS Bible

Suffering always prompts heart-wrenching questions ...

  • October 4, 2016
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Beyond Suffering

Many people in the throes of suffering, disappointment, despair, feel utterly stuck in their circumstances. 

  • October 5, 2016
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Why Does God Allow Suffering

If I’m remembered for anything I’ve ever said or written, I hope it will be ...

  • October 6, 2016
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God Allows Evil to Expose Evil

You’ll often hear me say that God uses one form of evil; , in order to defeat another form of evil ...

  • October 7, 2016
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What We Really Need

Right before our Joni and Friends’ Family Retreat, Debbie’s disabled son Luke was having a rough time. 

  • October 8, 2016
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Reaching Where It Hurts

Often when people are diagnosed with a life-changing medical condition, they feel choked by hopelessness. 

  • October 9, 2016
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Rejecting Self Pity

If I were to sum up my testimony, I would point to the time when I was first injured. 

  • October 10, 2016
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Is It Okay to Be Angry with God

Anger is a part of what it means to be human ...

  • October 11, 2016
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Favorite Verses

Oover the years, I’ve made a note of the verses I quote most often

  • October 12, 2016
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WFTW Brazil

I want to tell you about a fascinating man we met in Brazil.

  • October 13, 2016
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Dealing with the Daily Grind

Who would ever think that a novel by Stephen King would contain such rich gems of truth ...

  • October 14, 2016
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Processing Tragedies

Miriam just wrote me a question on Facebook ...

  • October 15, 2016
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Too Much Pain for One Person

The other day while driving to work, I felt so demoralized. 

  • October 16, 2016
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The Ministry of Suffering

When Pat was at her mother in law’s funeral, she heard the pastor talk about a ministry of suffering

  • October 17, 2016
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Unexpected Blessing

When our Wheels for the World team was in Brazil, Carla brought her adopted 10-year-old son ...

  • October 18, 2016
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Invisible Disabilities

A physical disability will humble you… but an invisible disability will really make you humble. 

  • October 19, 2016
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Sustaining Hope

Rachel asked me on Instagram: “Joni, how do you have hope when you don’t feel it?” 

  • October 20, 2016
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Dealing with Rejection

Sean, who has cerebral palsy, recently asked me a question on Facebook. 

  • October 21, 2016
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Refined Faith

Sarah suffers from chronic pain and although she is thankful it’s refining her faith, it still hurts! 

  • October 22, 2016
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The Pink Chair

When our Wheels for the World team was in Brazil, we met Jessica ...

  • October 23, 2016
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The Weapon Against Depression

The other day, Jason asked, “Joni, I am disabled and struggle with depression.

  • October 24, 2016
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Job's Lesson

When God points to his servant Job as a man who loves and follows Him, Satan has something to say about it.

  • October 25, 2016
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When Hardships Hurt Faith

I have a Christian friend who, after botched surgeries and unrelenting pain, he decided to throw in the towel. 

  • October 26, 2016
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God is Good

We would all agree that God is good. 

  • October 27, 2016
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Peace at Last

When our Wheels for the World team was in Brazil, we met Arthur and his family. 

  • October 28, 2016
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A Gentle Answer

although Kerry is only in her twenties, she has to use a parking placard

  • October 29, 2016
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Talking to My Soul

If I let them, my emotions can sure drag me down. 

  • October 30, 2016
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Exhaustion Verses Strength

I sure loved watching the recent Olympic games. 

  • October 31, 2016
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