5-Minute Program Archive: June 2008

Healing For Linda?

Joni tells what she shared with her friend, Linda, about God's sovereignty. 

  • June 2, 2008
  • #6806

Fake Fruit...Real Fruit

Just as a branch can't bear fruit unless it remains on the vine, so must we abide in Christ to bear the fruit of the Spirit.

  • June 3, 2008
  • #6807

Heaven-Sent Hymn-Sing

Joni shares about her spur of the moment hymn sing-a-long at a Family Retreat in Georgia.

  • June 4, 2008
  • #6822

When Hardships Hit

Joni shares that God has plans for us, for a hope and a future, even when we don't understand why He allows what He does.

  • June 5, 2008
  • #6809

Cobweb Problems

Joni shares how eternal glory far outweighs our earthly trials.

  • June 6, 2008
  • #6810

Never the Same

Joni tells how she is inspired by Melanie from Texas, who home-schools her six children, including 2 with disabilities.

  • June 9, 2008
  • #6811

Going Home

Joni tells of how she longs to be home in heaven and hear her Savior call to her, just as her mother called her home for supper when she was a child. 

  • June 10, 2008
  • #6812

Perfume Poured Out

Joni encourages listeners to give away love and gratitude rather than save it for yourselves -- just like Mary who annointed Jesus' head with fine perfume.

  • June 11, 2008
  • #6813

The Burning Barn

Joni shares the importance of having a good foundation in your life with the story of when her father's barn burned down, leaving only the sturdy foundation.

  • June 12, 2008
  • #6814

Father's Day 2008

Joni shares the dangers of drifting away from the Father.

  • June 13, 2008
  • #6815

When You Think of Widows

Joni reminds listeners that James 1:27 describes pure religion as taking care of orphans and widows, especially those in our own lives.

  • June 16, 2008
  • #6816

Staff of God

Joni shares how when we yield the possessions we lean on to God so that He can use them for His purpose.

  • June 17, 2008
  • #6817

This is My Father's World

Joni sings "This is My Father's World" and reminds listeners to remain strong in the Lord.

  • June 18, 2008
  • #6818

The Faith Healer

Joni shares about a bad interview experience with a "faith healer" who told his audience that she had not been healed because of her lack of faith. Joni was shocked and not given a platform to quote the Bible, saying that as Christians we will suffer hardship.

  • June 19, 2008
  • #6819

Heaven's Promises

Joni encourages listeners to focus their faith on the coming glory rather than the hardships of today.

  • June 20, 2008
  • #6820

Interview With Rick Easton

Joni speaks with Rick Easton who has cerebral palsy and serves on the leadership team at the Family Retreat in Central California.

  • June 23, 2008
  • #6821

One of the Least of These

Joni reminds listeners that God's love is not generic; whatever you do to share compassion and show heaven-sent mercy to one person in need, ministers to Christ.

  • June 24, 2008
  • #6808

Where's My Healing?

Joni shares about the yearning she had for physical healing when she was young, but 40 years later, how much more she has been blessed with a heart that can rejoice in the all-surpassing grace of God.

  • June 25, 2008
  • #6823

The Chemistry of Suffering and Joy

When severe suffering and spontaneous joy mingle in a human soul in the same moment, something powerful results.

  • June 26, 2008
  • #6824

Terrorism Against the Disabled

Joni shares a passage from Psalm 82 after telling how two women with Down Syndrome were used as terrorist suicide bombers in Iraq without their knowledge.

  • June 27, 2008
  • #6825

Isaiah's Smile

Each Christian has a ministry -- even something as small as a smile, like that of Isaiah Nicklas.

  • June 30, 2008
  • #6826
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