September 19-24, 2016
Monday, September 19 – Larry Osborne - Sticky Leaders/ Elyse Fitzpatrick – Home – How do you make changes that last? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise, Susie welcomes Larry Osborne back to the show as they unpack his book Sticky Leaders. Larry will share some counterintuitive leadership secrets that produce lasting change and innovation. Then Elyse Fitzpatrick is back to explain how heaven and the new earth satisfy our deepest longings.
Tuesday, September 20 – Os Guinness - Impossible People/ Dr. Michael Guillen - Amazing Truths – Will the church resist the urge to conform to the cultural standards of our day? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise, Os Guinness joins Susie as they unpack his book Impossible People: Christian Courage and the Struggle for the Soul of Civilization. Then, author Dr. Michael Guillen is back on the program to take a look at God’s creation and how understanding science and the Bible can deepen our faith.
Wednesday, September 21 – Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley - Marriage and Parenting/ Susie Larson - Your Powerful Prayers - How can we learn from the adventure of marriage? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise, Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley are back to unpack what they learned about their marriage on their hike up Pike’s Peak in Colorado. Then, Susie will continue her discussion on her new book, Your Power Prayers: Reaching the Heart of God with a Bold and Humble Faith.
Thursday, September 22 – Dr. Troy Spurrill - Health and Healing (Both Hours) – What does it mean to steward our bodies well? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise, Dr. Troy Spurrill joins Susie in studio for both hours to take your calls and answer your questions as they discuss the health and healing of the mind, body and spirit.
Friday, September 23 – Beth Allen Slevcove – Broken Hallelujahs/ Holly Wagner – Find Your Brave (Both Hours Recorded) – What does God offer us in the midst of our losses? On the Friday edition of Live the Promise, Beth Allen Slevcove joins Susie to help us learn how to grieve the big and small losses of life as they unpack her book Broken Hallelujahs. Then, you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Holly Wagner as she explains how God can be our strength and meet us in the midst of the storms of life.
Saturday, September 24 – Paul J. Pastor – The Face of the Deep – The Holy Spirit is a vibrant part of the Christian life. But what do we really know about Him? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, you’ll hear Susie’s powerful conversation with author Paul J. Pastor. They unpack his book, The Face of the Deep: Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit.
September 12-17, 2016
Monday, September 12 – Bible Answers with Ron Rhodes – God has equipped us to know Him, through His Word and His people. What do you want to learn about Him? On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes back Bible scholar Dr. Ron Rhodes for the June edition of Bible Answers. We’ll dig into God’s Word and look at His character, sovereignty, and power in our lives, while we address your Bible questions!
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Friday, September 16 – Don Finto – Your People Shall Be My People/ Nabeel Qureshi – Answering Jihad ( Both Hours Recorded) – What are God’s plans for the nation of Israel? On the next Live The Promise Susie talks with Don Finto of Caleb Company. We unpack God’s heart for the Jewish people and how we as believers can partner with them. Then we hear a powerful testimony from author Nabeel Qureshi, who grew up in a Muslim family but came to faith in Christ. We’ll explore how we as Christians can respond to ISIS and Jihad.
Saturday, September 17 – Pete Alwinson – Like Father, Like Son – How does knowing God as father help men become the fathers they were always meant to be? Hey Friends. This is Susie Larson. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, author Pete Alwinson joins me to discuss how knowing God as father changes men as we unpack his book Like Father, Like Son.
September 5-10, 2016
Monday, September 5 – (Recorded/Labor Day) – Marcus Warner/Rare Leadership; Randy Frazee/Believe – What does it mean to lead well? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with author Dr. Marcus Warner about the 4 habits we can use to increase the trust and engagement of those we work with. Then we talk with pastor Randy Frazee of Oak Hills Church. We explore the foundations of faith, how to know what you believe, and how our beliefs to inform our daily lives.
Tuesday, September 6 – Lee Strobel/Case for Christ; Boyd Bailey/ Psalms – Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise, former journalist Lee Strobel joins Susie to unpack his book A Case for Christ. Then, Boyd Bailey of wisomhunters returns to the program to continue his amazing discussion on the power of the Psalms.
Wednesday, September 7 – Mark Batterson/ Chase the Lion; Susie Larson/ Your Powerful Prayers – Do you have a big dream, but little faith you’ll ever accomplish it? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise, Mark Batterson joins Susie. He shares a radically different approach to life, one of chasing God-sized dreams. Then, Susie will continue her discussion of her new book, Your Powerful Prayers: Reaching the Heart of God with a Bold and Humble Faith.
Thursday, September 8 – Jen Wilkin/ None Like Him; Alex McFarland/ God You Thought You Knew – If we’re made in God’s image, what makes us different than Him? On the Thursday edition of Live the promise, author Jen Wilkin joins Susie to unpack 10 ways God is different from us, and why that’s a good thing. Then, apologist Alex McFarland exposes the 10 biggest myths about Christianity from his book, The God You Thought You Knew.
Friday, September 9 – Leon Fontaine/ The Spirit Contemporary Life (Live); Sheridan Voysey/ Resurrection Year (Recorded) - Do you ever wonder if the Holy Spirit is alive and working in you today? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise, author Leon Fontaine joins Susie to continue their discussion about how we can unleash the miraculous in our everyday lives. Then, we’ll hear Susie’s conversation with radio host Sheridan Voysey as they unpack his book, Resurrection Year: Turning Broken Dreams Into New Beginnings.
Saturday, September 10 – Bo Stern/Ruthless – Did you know that God is on our side and he fights for us? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, we’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Bible teacher Bo Stern. She explains the importance of knowing the God who fights for you as they unpack her book Ruthless.
August 29-September 3, 2016
Monday, August 29 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; Chuck Tate/ 41 Will Come – Is your story past the point of no return? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes Liz Curtis Higgs back to the program for the latest edition of Redemption Stories. Then, author Chuck Tate joins Susie to unpack his book 41 Will Come. He explains how when life gets tough, we need to persevere, because break through will come.
Tuesday, August 30 – Karl Vaters/ The Grasshopper Myth; David Ireland/ Power of Praying Children – What does it mean for a church to be successful? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise, author Karl Vaters joins Susie to talk about big churches, small churches and the small thinking that divides them as they unpack his book, The Grasshopper Myth. Then, Dr. David Ireland joins the program to explain how we can become powerful prayer warriors and teach our families the importance of prayer.
Wednesday, August 31 – Andrew Scott/ Scatter; Susie Larson/ Your Powerful Prayers – God has called us to be in the world, not of the world, but what does that mean? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise, Andrew Scott joins Susie to explain why his prayer is that we will be the first generation to scatter across the globe, on purpose. Then, join Susie as she unpacks her new book, Your Powerful Prayers: Reaching the Heart of God with a Bold and Humble Faith.
Thursday, September 1 – Paul David Tripp/ Parenting; Jennifer Dukes Lee/ The Happiness Dare – Do you ever wish there was a guaranteed formula for raising good kids? On the Thursday edition Live the Promise, Paul Tripp joins me to share 14 Gospel principles that can radically change your family. Then, former news journalist and author Jennifer Dukes Lee invites us to pursue our truest, most satisfied, most faith-filled self as we unpack her book The Happiness Dare.
Friday, September 2 – Sheila Walsh/ Longing in Me; Dr. Troy Spurrill/ Health and Healing - What can we learn from the life of King David? On the Friday edition Live the Promise Susie welcomes Sheila Walsh to the program, as they look at the life of David and talk about how God fills the longings of our hearts. Then Dr. Troy Spurrill joins Susie for a fascinating conversation about chronic diseases, and the connections between them and our mental and emotional health.
Saturday, September 3 – Cheryl Martin/ Distinctly You – Do you find yourself wishing God had made you someone else? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Cheryl Martin. Cheryl explains how we can trade comparison and competition for freedom and fulfillment as they unpack her book Distinctly You.
August 22-27, 2016
Monday, August 22 – Richard Hansen/ Paradox Lost; Chip Ingram/ Scripture Memorization – Do you see the unanswerable questions of Christianity as barriers to your faith? On the next live the promise, pastor Richard Hansen joins Susie to unpack how the mysteries of God are actually wonder-filled invitations to a deeper, better way of knowing God. Then Chip Ingram returns to discuss the power of Scripture memorization.
Tuesday, August 23 – Kenneth Boa/Rewriting Your Broken Story; Banning Liebscher/Rooted – How do you fix a broken story? On the next Live the Promise, author Ken Boa joins Susie to unpack how we can rewrite our broken stories through the power of an eternal perspective. Then, Banning Liebscher, founder of Jesus Culture joins the program to discuss the hidden places where God develops us from his book; Rooted.
Wednesday, August 24 – Karen Jordan/ Words that Change Everything; Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley/ Marriage and Parenting – Do you suffer from unbridled, debilitating emotions? On the next Live the Promise, author Karen Jordan joins Susie to offer hope and practical strategies to help men and women speak God’s truth to their emotions as they unpack her book, Words That Change Everything. Then, Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley are back to talk about what God has been teaching them about marriage and parenting.
Thursday, August 25 – Timothy Jennings/ The God-Shaped Brain; Ryan Romeo/Outcry (Bill Arnold Hosts Both Hours) – What if what you believe about God actually changes your brain? On the next Live the Promise, Timothy Jennings joins the program. Timothy explains how our beliefs affect our physical, mental, and spiritual health as unpack his book The God-Shaped Brain. Then Ryan Romeo joins us to share some new voices speaking out about the power of the church.
Friday, August 26 – Larry Magnuson/ Pastors are People too (Live Bill Arnold hosts); John Cortines/ God and Money (Recorded) - What are your top expectations for your pastor? On the next live the Promise, author Larry Magnuson joins us to unpack his book Pastors Are People Too: What They Won’t Tell You but You Need to Know. Then, you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with John Cortines as we discuss a Biblical view of stewardship and take a look at the power of radical generosity.
Saturday, August 27 – Phillip Waldrep/Prodigal Child from 6/14 – Is your child a prodigal who has walked away from the church or even their faith? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise. You’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Phil Waldrep. They’ll unpack what happens when a loved one has walked away from the church, and how can we reach out to them with love and understanding.