1-Minute Program Archive: October 2017

Luke 14 in Hungary

Back in the 70’s, I asked the Lord to give me opportunities to tell my testimony...

  • October 1, 2017
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My Mother's Discipline

At my first tennis lesson, I walked on the court in my cut-offs and crop-top. My tennis teacher told me sternly...

  • October 2, 2017
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God Relents

The Old Testament book of Amos tells of a time when God was so exasperated with His people that...

  • October 3, 2017
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Praying Grandmothers

When I was in Moscow in 1991, my husband and I befriended an old woman who cleaned the floors of our hotel. 

  • October 4, 2017
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The Better Country

Recently, my friend Michelle told me about a conversation she had with her dad the day before he died of cancer. 

  • October 5, 2017
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Our Volunteer Michelle

It’s really the “and Friends” of Joni and Friends that makes such a big difference. 

  • October 6, 2017
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Marky's Story

Most people have seven layers to their skin, but Marky is a child with Epidermolysis Bullosa or EB. 

  • October 7, 2017
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The Best Offering

There’s a sobering story in 1 Samuel, chapter 15, of God rejecting King Saul. 

  • October 8, 2017
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First Understanding

It was November of 1964, and I was at a weekend Young Life retreat.

  • October 9, 2017
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Adulting

Do you feel like you just can’t “adult” today? 

  • October 10, 2017
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The Early Years

I was barely 30 years old when I left our farm in Maryland and moved to California to begin Joni and Friends. 

  • October 11, 2017
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Life Is Hard

The other day I was reading my Bible and I just had to laugh.

  • October 12, 2017
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Fat of Rams

Missionary Elizabeth Elliott tells the story of a little girl who, instead of doing her chores, decided she would practice the piano.

  • October 13, 2017
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Onward and Upward

When I first became paralyzed, all I could think about was the past. 

  • October 14, 2017
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As You Go Forward

What do you do when it seems impossible to move forward?

  • October 15, 2017
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David and the Miracle Baby

Not too long ago, our Wheels for the World team met a “miracle baby” named David. 

  • October 16, 2017
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Humility and Humiliation

Recently, I was at a lady’s luncheon, all prim and proper. 

  • October 17, 2017
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Jesus' Words on Worry

Have you ever noticed how many times Jesus tells us not to worry?

  • October 18, 2017
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Seven Reasons to Sing

I’m always singing. I sing during the night when fears creep in and on a beautiful morning when the sun is shining. 

  • October 19, 2017
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Endure and Persevere

With my quadriplegia and problems with pain, I can’t let go of hope...

  • October 20, 2017
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Kenya Harvest Project

A key ministry outreach of Joni and Friends is Wheels for the World where we take wheelchairs and Bibles to disabled people in less-developed nations.

  • October 21, 2017
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Through It All

The other month when I was in a long season of pain, my husband Ken did the sweetest thing.

  • October 22, 2017
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Clam Roast Story

Recently while at the market, I passed the fish counter and spotted a pile of cherrystone clams. 

  • October 23, 2017
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Are You Blessed?

You’re probably familiar with the beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount.

  • October 24, 2017
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Nothing Is Useless

First Corinthians chapter 15 says, “So… be strong and steady, always enthusiastic about the Lord's work, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.”

  • October 25, 2017
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Marian at Family Retreat

Five years ago, Marian nervously signed up to be a Short-Term Missionary for one of our Family Retreats. 

  • October 26, 2017
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Plow Deep in Me

  • October 27, 2017
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God Pursues Us

Did you know God does not bless us begrudgingly? 

  • October 28, 2017
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Our Merciful God

You know, God is not hesitant or indecisive in His desire to do good to you and me.

  • October 29, 2017
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Niagara Falls of Goodness

You ever have one of those days when your emotions go up and down? 

  • October 30, 2017
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A Slight Advantage

I always get a little nervous whenever I read the words of Jesus in John chapter 15.

  • October 31, 2017
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