5-Minute Program Archive: May 2016

Praying For Our Nation

This week we pray for God’s mercy on our country; for the right people to lead our nation, and repentance and renewal in the church.

  • May 2, 2016
  • #8871

The Feast of the Lord

Communion represents the Lord’s sacrifice, for he gave Himself to provide us with a spiritual feast of heavenly blessings.        

  • May 3, 2016
  • #8872

Unspoken Fellowship

In silent communion, the contented Christian has the quiet joy of being conscious of the ever-lasting friendship of God.

  • May 4, 2016
  • #8873

National Day of Prayer 2016

Today is the day to confess our sins, pray for our leaders to do God’s will, and for encouragement and protection for our military.

  • May 5, 2016
  • #8874

Rescue the Perishing

This world has been struck a fatal blow due to rebellion against God. The message of salvation is urgent because those who do not receive Jesus will surely perish.

  • May 6, 2016
  • #8875

Aunt Zuella's Poem

If you are struggling with chronic pain, focus on what you can do in your situation, instead of what you cannot do. Lean on Jesus, the only One who can help.

  • May 9, 2016
  • #8876

World Lupus Day

People with invisible disabilities often struggle with alienation and loneliness because they feel they are different from others.

  • May 10, 2016
  • #8877

No Detour Through Pain

Constantly trying to avoid pain cuts us off from experiencing true, biblical joy that God gives when we suffer as Jesus suffered. 

  • May 11, 2016
  • #8878

Jesus Paid It All

Sing or hum a hymn wherever you may be, it will bless those around you who need refreshing and encouragement.

  • May 12, 2016
  • #8879

Hand-Tailored Hardships

God knows how much we can endure, what our limits really are. With His grace we can overcome any trial he has designed specifically for us.

  • May 13, 2016
  • #8880

Prince Andrew and His Royal Court

Three enthusiastic short term missionaries serve an energetic boy with autism at a Family Retreat.

  • May 16, 2016
  • #8881

One Day You'll Understand

If you are struggling with a trial or disappointment; take comfort that someday God will reveal His perfect plan for our benefit and His glory.

  • May 17, 2016
  • #8882

The Wurst Family

Are you considering serving at a Family Retreat? Don’t be afraid, the retreat leader will assure you are perfectly matched with a family that suits your experience level.

  • May 18, 2016
  • #8883

Teresa Volunteers

An advanced degree is not required to serve at Family retreats; it is compassion that cares for the needs of hurting people.

  • May 19, 2016
  • #8884

Joshua's Story

A teenage boy learns that serving others by putting their needs above his own is an expression of love.

  • May 20, 2016
  • #8885

Loneliness... The Greatest Poverty

Loneliness caused by social isolation, and/or lack of intimacy can lead to despair, but God’s word promises He will never leave us or forsake us.

  • May 23, 2016
  • #8886

Abide With Me

When feeling overwhelmed and helpless, remember the Lord is your refuge and strength, and very present help in trouble.

  • May 24, 2016
  • #8887

Examine Your Focus

Feeling awkward at social gatherings can lead us to focus inward, on ourselves. If we want to be like Jesus, we will have confidence to reach out to others.

  • May 25, 2016
  • #8888

Discouragement: the Devil's Instrument

Satan’s main strategy is bringing discouragement and isolation into our lives, but we have God’s Word, a sharp two-edged sword to defend against him.

  • May 26, 2016
  • #8889

The Desert of Solitude

In solitude worldly desires can be purified, and satisfied, when our soul finds its fulfillment in Christ.

  • May 27, 2016
  • #8890

The Bugler

A former US Marine learns to play “Taps” on the bugle, as an opportunity to honor service men and women.

  • May 30, 2016
  • #8891

Memorizing James 1

Memorizing scripture is not sufficient for spiritual growth unless we believe what it says, and apply it in our lives.

  • May 31, 2016
  • #8892
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