5-Minute Program Archive: November 2012

Unravel the Thread

Stumbling on the journey to heaven is a fact of life, but instead of cutting corners whenever we find ourselves in a deep crevasse, Joni provides a map of wisdom on how to find those shafts of light.

  • November 1, 2012
  • #7959

Count That Day Lost

How do you spend your day?  Are you accruing rewards in heaven? Because as Joni reminds us, there will come a day when we will face God and give him our ledgers. 

  • November 2, 2012
  • #7960

From Trash to Treasure

Some of us fear disappointment at the final rendering of this personalized canvas called life. But rest assured: the beauty we’ve created thus far can only be appreciated, and interpreted by Christ. 

  • November 5, 2012
  • #7961

In the Garden

When pausing to reflect on the paths we’ve taken on our journey to heaven, Joni reminds us to take a moment and capture the subtle changes in color and the ever powerful, yet familiar fragrances. 

  • November 6, 2012
  • #7962

You Can Do It!

In the midst of solving what can only be described as insurmountable odds, Joni reminds us through the paintings done with her mouth that we are better served when we reach out to Christ for help. 

  • November 7, 2012
  • #7963

Katherine Wolf

This is a powerful and unusual story of how Katherine Wolf—a young mother, wife, and stroke victim—chose to interpret the true definition of frailty and embrace God’s message of hope.

  • November 8, 2012
  • #7964

Hannah Slaight Mitchell Interview

  • November 9, 2012
  • #7965

Bob Martinez

Listen to Joni as she tells the story of one Vietnam veteran who came up with a creative and dignified way of honoring all servicemen and women on Memorial Day. 

  • November 12, 2012
  • #7966

Captain Scott Smiley

When Captain Smiley returned from duty in Iraq, he suffered physical and spiritual damage. Yet, even in darkness, he chose to pray and give back, finding light in Jesus. 

  • November 13, 2012
  • #7967

Living By Vows

Whether you’re a mother caring for her child with special needs or a husband loving his wife with Alzheimer’s, remember that your service to another is service to the Lord. 

  • November 14, 2012
  • #7968

Jesus Cares for the Disabled

Jesus Cares. He cares for you and he cares for those with disabilities. What’s more, is that when you express your care for another, the Lord reconfirms his compassion. 

  • November 15, 2012
  • #7969

Enter the Storehouses

The most perilous of life’s trials are rarely accommodating … yet, it is in times like these that God gloriously provides us with rest, grace, love, and the hope to keep our eyes on Him.

  • November 16, 2012
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How to Study the Bible

The story of how God moves in the lives of His people is a big story. Joni reminds us that taking the time to read God's Word will change what you do, think, and decide … without us hardly even realizing it!

  • November 19, 2012
  • #7971

An Attitude of Gratitude

While each family gathers to celebrate on Thanksgiving, Joni asks the question, “As Christians, do words of thanks flow effortlessly from your heart?”

  • November 20, 2012
  • #7972

The Mike Huckabee Show

Joni recalls her experience being interviewed on the Mike Huckabee Show on Fox News, where she was given the opportunity to share how Christ sustains us through life’s difficult trials.

  • November 21, 2012
  • #7973

Thanksgiving Day

Wouldn’t it be great if we were programmed to always say “thank you”? Sometimes we forget, but on this Thanksgiving, Joni encourages you to express your gratitude to God and others.

  • November 22, 2012
  • #7974

Confused Worship

The Spirit of God dwells within us, but what stands in our gateways? We must answer honestly what our worship looks like when God tells us to love Him with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.

  • November 23, 2012
  • #7975

Truth is Needed

Joni reflects on past Wheels for the World trips and extends an invitation for you to join her in participating in the trips for 2013.

  • November 26, 2012
  • #7976

A Taste of Things to Come

Listen to Joni as she “whets” your spiritual appetite in preparation for the Christmas season and on heavenly things above.

  • November 27, 2012
  • #7977

Wheels to Cuba

Have you ever been inspired by an encounter in someone’s life? Joni recounts her experience with a girl with special needs in Cuba on the Wheels for the World trip.

  • November 28, 2012
  • #7978

Prince Andrew and His Royal Court

Listen to Joni reminisce about her experience with a special boy and his volunteers at the Joni and Friends Family Retreat.

  • November 29, 2012
  • #7979

The Trash Man Cometh

Joni retells a story about how a man doing his job of collecting trash meets a need that is used to make a difference in the life of a person living with a disability.

  • November 30, 2012
  • #7980
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