1-Minute Program Archive: April 2017

God's Seal of Intimacy

In dark times, it is tempting to wonder if God really is "with" you in your anguish.

  • April 1, 2017
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Train Yourself to Be Godly

I once owned a horse who was a great jumper and for an entire summer, we cleaned up blue ribbons...

  • April 2, 2017
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No Fine Print

Sometimes it feels like the Christian life is full of suffering. But you know what?

  • April 3, 2017
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Make Them Come In

For months, Max, a disabled veteran, was housebound with PTSD. 

  • April 4, 2017
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Extinguishing Fiery Darts

One night during Roger's battle with cancer, he felt so down...

  • April 5, 2017
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The Value of Serving Others

The other day I was struggling all morning to breath comfortably.

  • April 6, 2017
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Grandma Grace's Bible

Years ago, when I used to travel with my friends, Bev and Francie, we would always enjoy...

  • April 7, 2017
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A Painful Flight

We have all experienced horrendous airplane trips, right? 

  • April 8, 2017
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Seventeen Years of Prayer

Sue was a woman who could have cared less about God, but her daughters prayed...

  • April 9, 2017
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Not Bothered by Drought

Not long ago, my husband Ken uprooted a small star jasmine bush in our backyard. 

  • April 10, 2017
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Deep Calls to Deep

There are four beautiful words from Psalm 42...

  • April 11, 2017
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Project 365

During Christmas time, instead of composing a wish list, 8-year-old Campbell asked his mom if he could buy gifts for kids in the hospital. 

  • April 12, 2017
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I Thank God for You

My husband, Ken, does so much for me. It could become easy for me to just expect...

  • April 13, 2017
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Seeking Places to Worship

Every Sunday morning Dalton arrives at church dragging a suitcase behind him. 

  • April 14, 2017
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Absolutely No Chance of Victory

When Jehoshaphat, King of Judah, learned a vast army was coming to fight against his people...

  • April 15, 2017
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Ponder and Consider

When a person is in pain, it's tough to swallow the hard sayings of Jesus. 

  • April 16, 2017
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The Twofold Purpose of Sickness

Paul says an interesting thing in Galatians chapter 4. He tells the believers...

  • April 17, 2017
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The Glory of Overlooking Offense

If you know the story of Joseph, you will agree he had good reasons to be bitter...

  • April 18, 2017
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From Tears to Laughter

Signing up for Family Retreat was a step of faith for Suzanna. 

  • April 19, 2017
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Happy Endings

You know, everyone who takes the Bible seriously agrees that God hates suffering. 

  • April 20, 2017
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Homestretch Perspective

As I approach the homestretch of life, I want to finish strong. 

  • April 21, 2017
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What I Possess

Living as I do with pain and disability, I have had to learn to hold things lightly. 

  • April 22, 2017
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In Common with Christ

You know, when we're in the middle of a deep heartache or affliction...

  • April 23, 2017
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Giving Thanks for My Disability

Recently, my friend Celeste who has a disability, gave me a poem she wrote. 

  • April 24, 2017
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Meeting Jesus in the Fire

Where are the places that you most likely encounter Jesus?

  • April 25, 2017
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Measuring Spiritual Success

You know, our world is infatuated with success. We measure everything...

  • April 26, 2017
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Give a Priceless Gift

One Christmas season, a mall opened a shop called, "The Holiday Store with Nothing to Sell."

  • April 27, 2017
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Home Sweet Home

When Ken and I remodeled our house, we thought a lot about how to restructure rooms.

  • April 28, 2017
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Encouraged Through Serving

Ben was a sophomore in college when his friend asked him to serve as a volunteer at a Joni and Friends Family Retreat. 

  • April 29, 2017
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Remedy of Death

You might expect that I think about heaven a lot, and you're right, I do. However, the reason may surprise you.

  • April 30, 2017
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