5-Minute Program Archive: July 2016

34th Wedding Anniversary

Joni and Ken reveal how they have kept their marriage strong for 34 years. 

  • July 1, 2016
  • #8915

Prayer for the Conventions

This month join Joni and Ken in praying for the Democratic and Republican conventions, and that God will have mercy on our nation.

  • July 4, 2016
  • #8916

Every Time Counts

Seemingly insignificant words and deeds can lift up and encourage others, and God takes note of each one we offer.

  • July 5, 2016
  • #8917

Practical Wisdom

Service to others in the name of Jesus blesses not only the recipient but also the giver.

  • July 6, 2016
  • #8918

Is It the Crowning Day?

Jesus promises the crown of life to those who persevere during trials.

  • July 7, 2016
  • #8919

We Are All Leaders

We are leaders because by our words and conduct, we encourage others towards Godly living. 

  • July 8, 2016
  • #8920

Clean Wheelchairs

We periodically need cleansing by the Holy Spirit because associating with the world dirtied by sin puts a layer of dust on our soul.

  • July 11, 2016
  • #8921

Washing Wheels

Serving others is a way to experience humility grace, by imitating the example of Jesus when he washed the disciples’ feet.

  • July 12, 2016
  • #8922

God's Word on Disability

Disability and depression are hard to live with, but there are four things we can do to lift our spirits.

  • July 13, 2016
  • #8923

Ken in Cuba

Ken went on a Wheels for the World trip to Cuba, distributing wheelchairs and sharing the name of Jesus.

  • July 14, 2016
  • #8924

Chris Ralston Interview

Chris handles his disability by leaning on the Lord’s strength as he ministers to students and the disabled community through writing curriculum. 

  • July 15, 2016
  • #8925

The Island of Disability

The mother of a disabled daughter felt isolated until she and her daughter were welcomed by the church.

  • July 18, 2016
  • #8926

Songs at 2AM

Sleepless? Troubled by anxious thoughts? Lift up words of worship or stanzas of a favorite hymn.

  • July 19, 2016
  • #8927

Be a Witness

Witnessing for Jesus requires self-control because others are watching us, and they expect us to act like Him.

  • July 20, 2016
  • #8928

Christmas in July

Special-needs kids and their families look forward to experiencing the Joy of the Lord at Family retreats this summer.         

  • July 21, 2016
  • #8929

Tatiana and Sjogren's

Tatiana discusses the symptoms and repercussions of her condition, and how she became closer to Jesus.

  • July 22, 2016
  • #8930

My Hospital Lesson

Facing hardship and worry can lead to despair. Hold on to Biblical hope by memorizing words of a hymn, a favorite poem or scripture, and then trust in God.         

  • July 25, 2016
  • #8931

Jesus' Visit

We are praying for a newly quadriplegic young man to draw closer to Christ as he adjusts to life in a wheelchair.

  • July 26, 2016
  • #8932

John Piper's Hospital Lessons

If we complain and grumble, we reveal to others we believe God is uncaring or helpless, which hinders our testimony of the goodness of Christ.

  • July 27, 2016
  • #8933

Hospital Humility

Hospitals are places of humiliation – but in God’s economy, that’s not a bad thing, for humiliation often sets the stage for humility.  

  • July 28, 2016
  • #8934

My Accident Anniversary

Joni remembers the prayers of friends, and short, significant Bible verses that got her through the early days of quadriplegia.

  • July 29, 2016
  • #8935
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