September 29 - October 4, 2014
Monday, September 29 – Jimmy Page/One Word; Leslie Vernick/Healthy Relationships – How can one word change the trajectory of your life? On the next Live the Promise Susie is joined by Jimmy Page. We’ll talk about choosing a word to center your faith journey. Then counselor Leslie Vernick is back to explore how to recognize and respond to unhealthy relationships.
Tuesday, September 30 – Lee Wolfe Blum (IN STUDIO)/Eating Disorders; Darlene Schacht/Marriage – How does the gospel bring light to eating disorders? On the next Live the Promise Lee Wolfe Blum joins Susie in studio to share her powerful story of overcoming anorexia. Then Darlene Schacht will share what she’s learned about love, messiness, and building a marriage God’s way.
Wednesday, October 1 – Craig von Buseck/Grace and Truth; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships – How can we pray over current events as Christians? On the next Live the Promise Craig von Buseck is back to talk about engaging the world and culture in Grace and Truth. Then Susie’s good friend Dr. Greg Smalley is back to field your questions on building healthy, God-centered relationships.
Thursday, October 2 – John and Sam Eldredge (SAM IN STUDIO)/Killing Lions; Jeff Anderson/Plastic Donuts – How does God lead us into adulthood? On the next Live the Promise we’ll look at what it means for a boy to become a man with John Eldredge of Ransomed Heart Ministries, along with his son Sam. Then author Jeff Anderson joins us to talk about the joy that comes from generosity.
Friday, October 3 – Wayne Pederson (RECORDED)/Grief; Tammy Daughtry/CoParenting (RECORDED) – We don’t grieve as those without hope…Listen as Susie welcomes ministry leader Wayne Pederson to the studio. We explore the process of grief and how God brings comfort when a loved one dies. Then we talk with author Tammy Daughtry about the challenges of divorce and co-parenting your children in a healthy way.
Saturday, October 4 – Anne Graham Lotz – Heaven – Jesus went to prepare a place for us – but what is that place going to be like? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie welcome backs evangelist Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of the Reverend Billy Graham. We explore what the Bible says about heaven, life after death, and the ultimate hope we have in Christ.
September 22 - 27, 2014
Monday, September 22 – Tricia Lott Williford/And Life Comes Back; Glenn Stanton/The Family Project – God gives and takes away, but blessed be His Name. On the next Live the Promise Susie is joined by author Tricia Lott Williford to talk about how God brought comfort after the unexpected death of her husband. Then Focus on the Family’s Glenn Stanton talks about God’s image reflected in the family.
Tuesday, September 23 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Hitting Rock Bottom; Bill and Pam Farrel/Men and Women – Sometimes it takes a drastic turn in our lives for us to turn to God. On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes back Liz Curtis Higgs to talk about hitting rock bottom and the God who brings us back up. Then we hear from Bill and Pam Farrel about oneness in marriage and enjoying our differences.
Wednesday, September 24 – Nish Weiseth/Speak; Greg Smalley/Relationships – What story has God given you? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Nish Weiseth (pronounced Nihsh WYE-seth). We’ll explore the power of storytelling in sharing our faith. Then Susie’s good friend Dr. Greg Smalley is back to field your questions on building healthy, God-centered relationships.
Thursday, September 25 – Elyse Fitzpatrick/Good News for Weary Women; John Eldredge/Killing Lions – It’s easy to get in the striving rhythm of life. Here’s the good news – we don’t have to keep up that pace. On the next Live the Promise, Elyse Fitzpatrick shares what she’s learned about resting in God. Then we’ll look at what it means for a boy to become a man with John Eldredge of Ransomed Heart Ministries.
Friday, September 26 – Skye Jethani (RECORDED)/Life with God; Susie/Alone in Marriage (RECORDED) – What does it mean to live life with God? Listen to Susie’s conversation with Skye Jethani. We talk about the importance of walking with God rather than under, over, or for Him. Then Susie revisits a message from her book, Alone in Marriage.
Saturday, September 27 – Marilynn Chadwick – Hearing God’s Voice – 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 you’ll hear Susie’s powerful discussion with author Marilynn Chadwick. We spend time exploring what it means to discern God’s voice and follow His lead in our lives.
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.