Month: July 2013

A Visit from Bekah and Her Boys

July 31, 2013 | Comments Off on A Visit from Bekah and Her Boys
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Bekah is the daughter of our radio manager, Rainey, and whenever she brings her boys into the IDC, I stop whatever I am doing to hang out with her three little ones. Of course, a kid-visit to my office isn’t complete without a tour of my art studio, and gifts of crayons. That night, alongside…

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The Dive… Today’s My Anniversary

July 30, 2013 | Comments Off on The Dive… Today’s My Anniversary
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I look at this photo taken just a few months before my July 30 jaunt to Maryland Beach with my sister, Kathy, and I’m amazed – never would I have guessed that a diving accident was in my near future! Perhaps that’s why Ephesians 1: 10-12 eventually became such a comfort for, “In him we…

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ABC Bible Verses

July 30, 2013 | Comments Off on ABC Bible Verses
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Have you ever tried to memorize a verse in the Bible? What about 26 verses? That probably seems impossible, right?! But memorizing the Bible can be as easy as learning your ABCs! In fact, you can use the alphabet to learn the 26 new verses. It’s really simple. For each letter of the alphabet, there is a Bible…

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Encourage a Friend with Joni’s Floral Note Cards!

July 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Encourage a Friend with Joni’s Floral Note Cards!
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Would you like to encourage a friend this summer? How about sending a hand-written note using one of Joni’s beautiful Floral Note Cards? Featuring Joni’s artwork along with uplifting scripture, these cards are sure to brighten anyone’s day! Each pack contains 20 cards – 5 cards each of the four beautiful designs: tulips, roses, water…

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It’s Radio Day… Again!

July 29, 2013 | Comments Off on It’s Radio Day… Again!
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For all the many times I ask you to pray for me when I record radio programs, you must think I live in the recording studio! So here we are again, Monday morning, ready to dive into a full, busy day. I spend most of my time writing these programs and they are, for me,…

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A Through the Bible Insight…

July 28, 2013 | Comments Off on A Through the Bible Insight…
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As you probably know, Ken and I are reading through the Bible in a year (chronologically) with a whole bunch of friends who signed up with us on my radio page (it’s never too late for you to download the chronological reading schedule and join us :-). I was so refreshed by a recent Bible reading…

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Rita Has Found Her Voice

July 26, 2013 | Comments Off on Rita Has Found Her Voice
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“We never found anyone to help us until you came!” said Rita with joy, as she was fitted for her new wheelchair by Wheels for the World therapists at the Ghana outreach. Disabled by polio as an infant, Rita has never walked. She has crawled to school every year, determined to succeed even in a…

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Gospel Bracelets

July 26, 2013 | Comments Off on Gospel Bracelets
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“I’m bored.” Have you said that yet this summer? If so, we’ve got a great activity for you, and no, it is not cleaning your room! We invite you to make Gospel bracelets for Joni and Friends to use on our Wheels for the World outreaches. Gospel bracelets are handmade bracelets that have colored beads to…

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Ellen Dibler… My Inspiration!

July 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Ellen Dibler… My Inspiration!
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When it comes to handling the daily challenges of a disability, I draw inspiration from older women who are blazing the trail – like my friend Ellen who has spina bifida and is 72 years old. She is, in fact, the oldest surviving person with spina bifida. In years past, she was very active in…

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Don’t Be Afraid

July 24, 2013 | Comments Off on Don’t Be Afraid
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We hope you’ve learned a lot from our tips about how to greet and be a better friend to someone with a disability. We have one more tip to share, and it’s the most important of all! Today’s tip is… don’t be afraid of someone with a disability! People with disabilities are just like everyone else.…

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