5-Minute Program Archive: June 2016

God Suffered First

Jesus understands our pain and helps us endure suffering, because He once suffered Himself. 

  • June 1, 2016
  • #8893

Be All At Rest

We tend to be very busy people, even in Christian service. Jesus invites the busy and heavy-laden to serve Him by resting in Him.

  • June 2, 2016
  • #8894

National Cancer Survivors Day

When problems and trials overwhelm us, God’s Word gives us strength to persevere so our confidence will be richly rewarded. 

  • June 3, 2016
  • #8895

Joni Book Promo

Celebrate with Joni by sending photos of yourself, or with friends, reading the Joni book. Maybe your photo will be posted on Joni’s blog!

  • June 6, 2016
  • #8896

Beneath the Cross of Jesus

Jesus was cursed on the cross, abandoned and forsaken by His Father in order to save us from God’s wrath.

  • June 7, 2016
  • #8897

Nurse Joni

People are watching us, so we need to be aware that our words and deeds can drive them away from Christ, or lead them to Him.

  • June 8, 2016
  • #8898

Mercies Anew

During times of suffering and trials, Jesus has compassion on us and touches us with His tender mercies.

  • June 9, 2016
  • #8899

Here Comes the Sun

An old Beatles song inspires Joni when writing a letter of encouragement to a newly quadriplegic 17-year-old boy.

  • June 10, 2016
  • #8900

Brandon's Story

Wounded Warriors Getaways bring hope and healing to soldiers with PTSD and their families.

  • June 13, 2016
  • #8901

My Brush with Death

Jesus escaped from death by rising again. His grace assures us that we need not worry about dying; He will deliver us from death.

  • June 14, 2016
  • #8902

A Safe Place

Wounded Warrior Getaways provide a safe and loving environment to share their struggles with PTSD.

  • June 15, 2016
  • #8903

Husband Caregiver Day

Ken does not become tired or weary in care giving; he relies on the lord for strength and works as if he is serving Jesus.

  • June 16, 2016
  • #8904

Ballast

Relying on the promises of God keeps us steady in storms of life. With him we are safe, no fear or worry can overwhelm us.

  • June 17, 2016
  • #8905

Fishing Interview with Ken

Ken Tada is excited about his upcoming fly fishing trip, where he not only catches fish, but has precious time with the Lord.

  • June 20, 2016
  • #8906

The Start of Summer

A careless dive into shallow water altered Joni’s life. She urges us to always check the depth of water before diving, and teach our children basic water safety rules.

  • June 21, 2016
  • #8907

Swimming Against the Current

As Christians, we are called by God to resist going with the flow, to be unique and holy, separated from the world and its enticements.

  • June 22, 2016
  • #8908

A Lesson From Sharks

As sharks have to keep moving in order to breathe and live, so Christians need to keep moving forward in their walk with Jesus.

  • June 23, 2016
  • #8909

Fly Fishing: The Art of Deception

Satan knows how to counterfeit God’s perfect gifts, deceiving us with lures that look real, but they can lead us into sin.

  • June 24, 2016
  • #8910

Because He Lives!

A young man with cerebral palsy witnesses to other special needs families with his beautiful  smile and his obvious love for Jesus.

  • June 27, 2016
  • #8911

Ahyme from Cuba

A disabled woman in Cuba receives a wheelchair from Joni and Friends; and she is now volunteering with Joni and Friends in America.

  • June 28, 2016
  • #8912

Family Retreat 25th Anniversary

Joni celebrates 25 years of serving special-needs families at Family Retreats.

  • June 29, 2016
  • #8913

Natalia at Family Retreat

Family Retreat participants in the Ukraine experience the presence of Jesus as they gather around a campfire.

  • June 30, 2016
  • #8914
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