Joni & Friends
The School of Suffering03/30/15
Jonis friend Rika lives with severe, chronic pain. But she holds on to the example of Jesus, who willingly drank from the cup of suffering.
Where are the Simons?
Are you taken by surprise when asked to assist someone? If so, take it as an opportunity to serve the body of Christ.
Give Thanks Loudly
Make your requests of Godjust remember to give Him thanks with the same vigor and earnestness that you offered up your petitions.
Do What Jesus Says
Do you do what Jesus says? The ten obeyed Jesus command and received more than they ever imagined.
Who do we run to when were in trouble: the idols of our preference or the living God?
The Christian life is often counterintuitive: following Jesus and losing our lives in order to save them goes against our natural intuition.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Suzannah is a single mother of a special needs child and she needs your prayer and encouragement.
Interview on Down Syndrome Baskets
Listen to Joni interview Carissa, a mother of a boy with Down syndrome who encourages people to congratulate special needs families.
Down syndrome Baby Baskets
A diagnosis of Down Syndrome is a shock to new parents but Carissa has found a way to encourage other families like her.
Jesus and His Holy Ones
Jesus is coming back soon, but until then, what can you do to encourage your brothers and sisters in Christ?
So Long as It’s Healthy
Expectant parents often reply to a question about gender with the words, It doesnt matter, so long as our baby is healthy. But when it comes to the value of a human life, we need to pay attention to our choice of words.
Gratitude for Granted?
Give thanks to God with gratitude for all things, from mighty miracles to small daily blessings.
Touch His Hem
Reach out for a fresh touch from Jesus during times of pain and illness, His love never disappoints.
We are able to rejoice even when (or especially when) we suffer, because the joy of the Lord is our strength.
Leonor and Her Poem
A Family Retreat in El Salvador inspires an impoverished woman with rheumatoid arthritis to write a poem of gratitude to Jesus.
"Alone Yet Not Alone"
The Lord uses todays technology to minister to depressed and lonely people through the power of music.
The Bible says to pray, so let's pray detailed, specific prayers for the unique circumstances in our lives.
Lover of My Soul
There are many ways to approach Jesus in prayer, but one special way to relate to Him is as the "Lover of our soul."
We can find comfort from Elijahs story: God Himself ministered to Elijah when he was fearful and exhausted.
Where is Hope?
Jesus is our Creator King, the God of all hope who encourages us when life seems hopeless and the enemy speaks lies into our minds.
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