September 15 - 20, 2014
This Week on Live the Promise
Monday, September 15 – Erin Smalley/Alec Rowlands – The Wholehearted Wife/God’s Presence – How can a woman steer and influence her marriage? On the next Live the Promise Focus on the Family’s Erin Smalley joins Susie to talk about ten keys to being a whole-hearted wife. Then Dr. Alec Rowlands talks about the presence of God, and how we can intentionally pursue intimacy with Him every day.
Tuesday, September 16 – Byron Paulus/Lisa Harper – Revival/Managing Busyness – Our nation is poised for a spiritual revival. On the next Live the Promise Susie is broadcasting live from Fargo! Listen as she welcomes Byron Paulus of Life Action Ministries to the program to unpack the process of revival. Then we hear from Women of Faith speaker Lisa Harper about how to live and work in God’s strength instead of our own.
Wednesday, September 17 – Dudley Rutherford/Paul Coughlin – Walls Fall Down/The Protectors – What can we learn from the battle of Jericho? Listen to Susie’s conversation with pastor Dudley Rutherford. We’ll explore how God worked through and for His people. Then Paul Coughlin from The Protectors joins us to talk about seeing and stopping acts of bullying, both in our schools and in our homes.
Thursday, September 18 – Joni Eareckson Tada/Dave Carder – Healing/Adultery – God heals in different ways, and sometimes it doesn’t look the way we’d hope. Listen as author and speaker Joni Eareckson Tada shares her journey of paralysis but ultimate trust in God. Then we’ll look at what it means to guard your marriage against adultery and sexual sin with pastor and counselor Dave Carder.
Friday, September 19 – Laurie Short/Bart Millard – Suffering/The Artist’s Corner – What happens when life takes a turn we didn’t expect? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Laurie Short. We explore the steps to take when our dreams take a detour. Then singer Bart Millard of MercyMe joins the program to talk about his faith and the story behind their new CD, Welcome to the New.
Saturday, September 20 – Jennifer Rothschild – God is Just Not Fair – What does it look like to walk by faith when it seems like God is being unfair? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s powerful discussion with Jennifer Rothschild. She shares how God has sustained her through losing her sight at age fifteen but strengthening her faith in His faithful presence.
September 8 - 13, 2014
This Week on Live the Promise
Monday, September 8 – Lisa Bevere/Kerry Shook – Fierce Faith/Be the Message – What does fierce faith look like? Listen as Lisa Bevere joins the program to unpack what she’s learned about standing firm on the Rock of Christ. Then Pastor Kerry Shook shares what it means to live the gospel and Be the Message.
Tuesday, September 9 – Share
Wednesday, September 10 – Share
Thursday, September 11 – Share
Friday, September 12 – Carol Kent/Richard Swenson (RECORDED) – Unquenchable/Contentment – Throughout history, God has described His glory as a powerful, unquenchable fire. Is that fire present in your own life? Listen as Susie’s good friend Carol Kent returns to explore the awesome power and glory of God and the light He puts in every believer. Then author and futurist Dr. Richard Swenson is back to unpack the art of learned contentment.
Saturday, September 13 – Chip Ingram – Culture Shock – How can we talk about today’s cultural issues in an engaging way? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Susie talks with Faith Radio programmer Chip Ingram about speaking the truth in love. Chip’s new book is Culture Shock: A Biblical Response to Today’s Most Divisive Issues.
September 1 - 6, 2014
This Week on Live the Promise
Monday, September 1 – Ron Rhodes (RECORDED) – Bible Answers with Ron Rhodes – What does the Bible say about abortion? What does election mean? Can Satan hear our thoughts? On the next Live the Promise Bible scholar Ron Rhodes joins Susie for both hours to tackle your questions about faith, the Trinity, and the end times.
Tuesday, September 2 – Mark Batterson/Ray Pritchard – Grave Robber/Stealth Attack – Jesus has the power to revive dead things. Listen as Susie welcomes Pastor Mark Batterson back to the program to talk about our miracle-working God. Then Ray Pritchard, president of Keep Believing ministries, joins us to talk about overcoming spiritual warfare.
Wednesday, September 3 – Craig von Buseck/Les Parrott (RECORDED) – Grace and Truth/Fighting Well –In such a polarized culture, where speaking your mind can result in harsh anger, what does it mean to engage culture and current events with Grace and Truth? Listen as Susie talks with veteran reporter Craig von Buseck (BOO-zeck) about interceding with humble confidence. We also hear from marriage expert Les Parrott about learning to laugh through conflict.
Thursday, September 4 – Charles Morris/Walt and Barb Larimore (RECORDED) – Missing Jesus/Brain Science – Do you feel that you’re missing something crucial in your daily life? Listen to Susie’s conversation with Charles Morris. We unpack the mystery of faith and talk about why the most well-intended, ritualized religion is empty and stagnant without Jesus. Then we explore the brains of men and women with Barb and Walt Larimore. We’ll talk about embracing our God-given differences!
Friday, September 5 – Matt Keller/Jim Cymbala (RECORDED) – God of the Underdogs/Spirit Rising – Do you feel too weak or broken to be used by God? Here’s an enduring truth: God is powerful enough to use even the least of us. Author and pastor Matt Keller says God delights in using ‘underdogs’ for His purposes, and he joins us to explain why. Then pastor Jim Cymbala talks about who the Holy Spirit is and how we can depend on His power.
Saturday, September 6 – Nik Ripken – The Insanity of Obedience – Sometimes God leads us to do something that looks crazy and risky to the rest of the world. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, author Nik Ripken joins Susie to share his message of global discipleship and issue a call for us to live radical Christ-centered lives, regardless of the cost.
August 25 - 30, 2014
This Week on Live the Promise
Monday, August 25 – Laurel Bunker (IN STUDIO)/Selah – Reconciliation/The Artist’s Corner – What does reconciliation look like? Listen as Susie talks with Laurel Bunker, dean of campus ministries for Bethel University. We talk about what it means to have a church with people from every tribe, every tongue, and every nation. Then Susie welcomes the band Selah to the program to talk about their newest album and their heart for God!
Tuesday, August 26 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Bill and Pam Farrel (Recorded) – Redemption Stories/Man versus Woman – When our life seems darkest, that’s when God is just starting to do His best work. On this edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes Liz Curtis Higgs back to the program to talk about God’s redemption in our darkness. Then Bill and Pam Farrel join Susie for a fun look at the differences between men and women.
Wednesday, August 27 – Randy Singer/Dr. Greg Smalley – Novel Talk/Relationships – On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with pastor, lawyer, and novelist Randy Singer. We unpack the themes from one of his novels of trust, loyalty, and redemption through Christ. Then Susie’s good friend Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to field your questions on life and relationships!
Thursday, August 28 – Os Guinness/Theme Show – Renaissance/Acts of Valor – Do you believe the gospel has the power to revive a dying society? Listen as Susie welcomes social commentator Os Guinness back to the program to talk about the call on Christians to shine light in the darkness. Then we look at what it means to be a man or woman of valor with insights from Eric Metaxas, Eric Ludy, and Stephen Mansfield.
Friday, August 29 – Chris Fabry/Matt Brown (Both Recorded) – Novel Talk/Spiritual Fruit – When we’re wrestling with discontentment, it helps to refocus on the faithfulness and promises of God. Today Susie is joined by author and radio host Chris Fabry. Chris shares his own faith journey and talks about his novel, Every Waking Moment. Then evangelist Matt Brown spends some time unpacking the fruit of the Spirit – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
Saturday, August 30 – Marilynn Chadwick – Hearing God – What does it mean to hear the voice of God? How can we maintain a close walk with Him in every season? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise author Marilynn Chadwick joins Susie to share principles from her book, Sometimes He Whispers, Sometimes He Roars. We spend time exploring what it means to discern God’s voice and follow His leading in our lives.
August 18 - 23, 2014
Live the Promise
Monday, August 18 – Brady Boyd and Yvette Maher/Tim Muehlhoff – Let Her Lead /I Beg to Differ – What is the role of women in the ministry of the church? Listen as Susie talks with Pastor Brady Boyd and Yvette Maher. They talk about what God says about women who lead. Then Tim Muehlhoff joins us to talk about how to communicate with others in a way that puts unity above our differences.
Tuesday, August 19 – Bill Arnold (In Studio)/Lincoln Brewster – Spiritual Disciplines/The Artist’s Corner – How can we develop our spiritual lives? On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes Faith Radio host Bill Arnold back to the studio to unpack the importance of spiritual disciplines. Then worship leader Lincoln Brewster joins Susie to talk about his music, faith journey, and his brand-new album.
Wednesday, August 20 – Chip Ingram/Dr. Greg Smalley – Culture Shock/Relationships – How can we talk about today’s cultural issues in an engaging way? On this edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with Faith Radio programmer Chip Ingram about speaking the truth in love. Then Susie’s good friend Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to field your questions on life and relationships.
Thursday, August 21 – Krista Carroll (In Studio)/Dr. David Anderson – Latitude/For-grace-ness – How can we get involved in our community? Listen as Susie welcomes Krista Carroll to the studio. They talk about her ministry, Latitude, and the engaging work they’re doing for the kingdom. Then Dr. David Anderson joins us to talk about the power of doing good to those who have hurt you.
Friday, August 22 – Jim Rubart/Jennifer Dukes Lee (Recorded) – Novel Talk/Love Idol – On the Friday edition of Live the Promise, listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with author Jim Rubart. They take some time to unpack the themes from his newest novel of prayer, spiritual warfare, community, and trust. Then Jennifer Dukes Lee talks about why God’s view of our lives carries infinitely more weight than the views of those around us.
Saturday, August 23 – Eric and Leslie Ludy – Wrestling Prayer – When is the last time that you spent time wrestling with God in prayer? Do you believe He has the power to answer? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Eric and Leslie Ludy of Ellerslie Ministry return to unpack what it means to go hard after something in prayer and faith. Eric and Leslie’s book is Wrestling Prayer.