4-Minute Program Archive: September 2012

The Paralympic Story

Joni loves sports, and if there's one thing she's watching on TV this summer, it's the London 2012 Paralympics. Listen to Joni as she shares the history and impact of the Paralympics.

  • September 3, 2012
  • #7916

Kari Miller

There are so many athletes competing in the London 2012 Paralympics, but Kari Miller stands out as she represents her nation as an athlete and U.S. veteran.

  • September 4, 2012
  • #7917

Bettina Eistel

How does a woman without arms compete with her horse in the Paralympics? Listen to Joni as she shares the incredible story of Bettina Eistel and her horse, Fabuleax 5.

  • September 5, 2012
  • #7918

God's Partnership in Life's Marathon

What’s the hardest part of a race? We’re all in a marathon, the Bible says it … so, when it seems like the finish line is miles away, who do you go to for help?

  • September 6, 2012
  • #7919

Pieces of Silver

If you’re watching the Paralympics, you know every athlete is striving for the gold. But, there’s something even better than a gold medal …

  • September 7, 2012
  • #7920

A Week of Patriotism

Tomorrow is Patriot Day! As we remember the tragic event of 9/11, let us take a moment to pray for our nation.

  • September 10, 2012
  • #7921

Glenda Heisey's Story

Shortly after the terrorist attack on 9/11, Glenda—a Mennonite woman in Pennsylvania—thought, “What can I do to help the people in New York City?”

  • September 11, 2012
  • #7922

Our White Water God

Have you ever been whitewater rafting? Sometimes life can feel like you are going through some turbulent waters …

  • September 12, 2012
  • #7923

Paul: The Power of Example

Have you ever been in a sticky issue and called one of your friends for help? We all have people we look up to, and for Joni, the apostle Paul is one of her favorite Biblical role models.

  • September 13, 2012
  • #7924

We've a Story to Tell the Nations

If you’ve ever been to the Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, you’ve seen the many flags—from the terminals to the parking lot. For Joni, it’s a reminder that we’ve a story to tell the nations.

  • September 14, 2012
  • #7925

Glass Half Full

Is your glass half-full or half-empty? You may be thinking, “Neither!” Sometimes, it seems as if there is only a drop or two in your cup, but that is when you must rejoice in the Lord.

  • September 17, 2012
  • #7926

Big and Small Miracles

When we think of God’s miracles, to our minds come the parting of the Red Sea or the galaxies and stars. But, have you ever thought of yourself as one of God’s greatest miracles?

  • September 18, 2012
  • #7927

What Does Goodness Mean?

What does goodness mean? What is a good heart, a good deed, or a good person? Listen to Joni as she speaks on what the Bible tells us about goodness.

  • September 19, 2012
  • #7928

Looking Up

When you’re feeling down and tired, they tell you to try aromatherapy or take a vacation. But, there’s a better way to lift your spirit—all it takes is looking up to the cross of Jesus.

  • September 20, 2012
  • #7929

A Healing Verse

Many people have asked Joni, “Don’t you want to be healed?” Listen to Joni as she gives her response to the subject of God’s healing.

  • September 21, 2012
  • #7930

Tracy Traylor

When Tracy Traylor’s car hydroplaned, leaving the freshman at Baylor University with a traumatic brain injury, it seemed as if her dreams of becoming a designer were over. 

  • September 24, 2012
  • #7931

The Other Place

Do you remember the show, The Twilight Zone? Listen to Joni as she tells of an episode on “the other place”—heaven or hell?

  • September 25, 2012
  • #7932

Virginia's Email

When Virginia saw her son with disabilities being spat on by another child, because her son was different, her heart ached with the question, “How can God understand our pain?”

  • September 26, 2012
  • #7933

Jesus Son of Man

Joni shares how 1 Timothy 2:5 served as an encouragement verse for her when she was on her feet running and still continues to bless her life today, in her wheelchair.

  • September 27, 2012
  • #7934

40 Days of Prayer

With 40 days until the next election, Joni invites you to join her and many others in daily prayers for our nation.

  • September 28, 2012
  • #7935
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