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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Jesus' Words on Worry

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

  • October 17, 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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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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