June 27-July 2, 2016
(*Be advised; this lineup may be subject to change)
Monday, June 27 – John Morris/ Faith and the Military; John Eldredge/ Moving Mountains How can we pray for our loved ones and those who serve in the military? On the next Live the Promise we’ll welcome back Chaplain John Morris. He shares what we can do to support those who live as soldiers. Then we’ll talk with John Eldredge of Ransomed Heart Ministries. He joins the program to talk about the power, purpose, and passion of prayer.
Tuesday, June 28 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; Nick Hall (In Studio)/Reset – What happens when we allow pride to overrule our repentance? On the next Live the Promise we’ll talk with Liz Curtis Higgs. She explores the biblical story of Herodias, wife of Herod, and her daughter, Salome. Then Susie talks with evangelist Nick Hall. Nick is spearheading a movement of prayer and we’ll talk about the importance of calling the nation back to God.
Wednesday, June 29 – Leon Fontaine/The Spirit Contemporary Life; Lorraine Marie Varela/Love in the Face of ISIS – What if the supernatural became natural in your daily life? On the next Live the Promise we talk with pastor and television host Leon Fontaine about the Spirit-filled life. Then Susie talks with Lorraine Marie Varela. We unpack seven strategies of prayer to use in the face of the ISIS crisis.
Thursday, June 30 – Randy Alcorn/Happiness; Todd Nettleton/I Am N – We’re called to be holy – but that doesn’t mean we can’t be happy. On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise, Susie and Randy Alcorn look at the joyful calling of the Christian life. Then we hear from Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs, who shares a challenging call to identify with persecuted Christians and step into greater boldness for the Gospel.
Friday, July 1 – Brad Hewitt/Finances; Jeff Manion/The Land Between (BOTH HOURS RECORDED) – When God gives us resources, we’re called to use them to bless others. On the Friday edition of Live the Promise Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, offers wise counsel for handling money. Then pastor Jeff Manion joins the program. We explore what we can learn and cultivate in our faith and character in times of difficult transitions.
Saturday, July 2 – Stephen Mansfield – Our country is shaped by the worldviews of its leaders in many ways. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise we’ll hear Susie’s conversation with author and social commentator Stephen Mansfield. Stephen has written extensively about a number of former presidents, and he talks about why it’s so important to know what our presidential candidates believe about God.
June 20-25, 2016
Monday, June 20 – Steve Brown/Hidden Agendas; Susie/Women of Extraordinary Faith – We each have an agenda that drives our lives. On the next Live the Promise we’ll welcome back radio host Steve Brown. He explores how to remove our masks and live authentic lives. Then Susie takes your calls and walks through Ace Collin’s book, Stories Behind Women of Extraordinary Faith.
Tuesday, June 21 – Suzie Eller/Come With Me; Dr. Philip Nation/Habits for our Holiness – Do you struggle with Jesus’ open-ended invitation to come with Him? On the next Live the Promise we hear from author Suzie Eller. She explores how to follow Jesus regardless of where He might lead. Then Susie talks with Dr. Philip Nation. We’ll walk through the different disciplines that strengthen our faith and cause us to grow more mature as followers of Christ.
Wednesday, June 22 – Holly Wagner/Find Your Brave; Dr. Michael Guillen/Amazing Truths! – When you’re facing a challenge and in over your head, God can be your strength. On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise we talk with author Holly Wagner about the storms of life and how God meets us in them. Then Susie talks with Dr. Michael Guillen. We take a look at God’s creation and how understanding science and the Bible can deepen our faith.
Thursday, June 23 – Lorraine Marie Varela/Love in the Face of ISIS; Chip Ingram/Scripture Memory – Persecution can drive us to prayer instead of fear. Listen to Susie’s conversation with Lorraine Marie Varela. We unpack seven strategies of prayer to use in the face of the ISIS crisis. Then Faith Radio programmer Chip Ingram of Living on the Edge joins us. We’ll talk about the importance of Scripture memory and what it means for God’s Word to be our sword.
Friday, June 24 – 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, June 25 – Frank Shelton Jr. – We are those who worship the King of kings. In the face of that truth, who can be against us? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise we hear Susie’s conversation with evangelist Frank Shelton Jr. He has a passion for sharing the gospel with others, and he unpacks what it means to carry the Spirit of the Living God inside of us.
June 13-18, 2016
Monday, June 13 – Carol Kent/Waiting Together; Larry Osborne/Accidental Pharisees – Having a loved one sitting in prison can put incredible strain on a family. On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes back good friend Carol Kent. We’ll explore the special grace God has for those with connections to an inmate. Then pastor Larry Osborne joins the program. We talk about how to overcome our inner Pharisee and walk in the acceptance we already have in Christ.
Tuesday, June 14 – Mike Slaughter/The Christian Wallet; Phil Waldrep/Reaching Your Prodigal – Giving is a mark of a follower of Christ. On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Mike Slaughter about the principles of stewardship and generosity that mark a Christian’s life. Then Susie welcomes back author Phil Waldrep. We’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.
Wednesday, June 15 – Kai Nilsen/Renewing Your Life; Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley/Relationships – When we’re running too hard and too long, we’ll hit a wall. God wants us to have rest. Listen as Susie talks with author Kai Nilsen. He shares his own journey from burnout to rest and replenishment in God. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley and his wife Erin talk about God’s design for relationships, and how to honor and love each other in a way that honors God.
Thursday, June 16 – Ray Johnston/Jesus Called; Dr. Troy Spurrill (IN STUDIO)/Health and Healing – The church’s main purpose is not comfort. Listen as Susie talks with pastor Ray Johnston about God’s original plan for the church and what it means to live a radical, sacrificial faith. Then Dr. Troy Spurrill (SPURR-ell) joins us in studio. We’ll have a fascinating conversation about the connections between our physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
Friday, June 17 – Mahtob Mahmoody/My Name is Mahtob; Angelia Waite/God’s Presence in the Valley (BOTH HOURS RECORDED) – How can God overcome our past trauma? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with Mahtob Mahmoody, whose story of escape from Iran with her mother made headlines and led to the movie Not Without My Daughter. Then speaker Angelia Waite shares how God led her and her family through the loss of her young son Ramsey.
Saturday, June 18 – Meredith Andrews – How can God use challenges to bring us to Him? We can train ourselves to look for His grace and provision in different trials. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with singer-songwriter Meredith Andrews. We talk about Meredith’s new album and look at how God works to bring beauty from the dark seasons of our life.
June 6-11, 2016
Monday, June 6 – Ron Rhodes – Bible Answers! – 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!
Tuesday, June 7 – Marcus Warner/Rare Leadership; Randy Frazee/Believe – What does it mean to lead well? On the Tuesday 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.
Wednesday, June 8 – Bethany Winz/One Dress, One Year; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships – One small gesture can leave a significant impact. On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise we talk with Bethany Winz. She shares what happened when she wore the same dress each day, for one year, to raise awareness about human trafficking. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley talks about God’s design for relationships, and how to honor and love each other in a way that honors God.
Thursday, June 9 – Susie/Book Talk; Greg and Julie Gorman/Two Are Better Than One – What can we learn from those before us who walked closely with God? Listen as Susie walks through Ace Collin’s book, Stories Behind Women of Extraordinary Faith. Then we welcome back Greg and Julie Gorman. They share God’s purpose for marriage and steps to take to discover the vision He has for you and your spouse.
Friday, June 10 – David Dark/Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious; Ron Jones/Mysteries of the Afterlife (BOTH HOURS RECORDED) – We can make an effort to look past labels and seek to build genuine relationships with others. On the next Live the Promise Dr. David Dark joins us to talk about the importance of understanding the worldviews of others. Then we hear Susie’s conversation with radio host Dr. Ron Jones about heaven, hell, and the reality of the afterlife for those who trust in Christ.
Saturday, June 11 – Elyse Fitzpatrick – What are you turning to for direction, comfort, and meaning? If we run to something other than God, we’ll always find a sense of emptiness. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie is joined by author Elyse Fitzpatrick. Elyse challenges us to find and remove the idols in our hearts, and shares what it looks like to put God back on the throne of your life.
May 30-June 4, 2016
Monday, May 30 – Tom Hughes/Curious; Steve Farrar/Manna (BOTH HOURS RECORDED) – Jesus asked questions to open up conversations. How can we do the same? Listen as Susie and pastor Tom Hughes talk about the power of a question-led life. Then we’ll hear Susie’s powerful conversation with Steve Farrar. Steve explores how God provides in desert seasons, and what it means that He offers a well-timed help.
Tuesday, May 31 – HOUR 1 - TBD ; September Vaudrey/The Colors of Goodbye – Then author September Vaudrey joins the program. She shares how God ministered to their family after the unexpected loss of her young daughter, Katie.
Wednesday, June 1 – Daniel Henderson/Old Power, New Paths; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships – God loves bringing revival to His people. On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with pastor Daniel Henderson about how to prepare your heart for an encounter with the Holy Spirit. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins us on the program. We talk about God’s design for relationships, and what it means to honor and love each other in a way that honors God.
Thursday, June 2 – Jill Eileen Smith/Novel Talk; Frank Viola/From Eternity to Here – When God has a calling for us, the people around us may not understand what He has for us to do. Listen to Susie’s conversation with author Jill Eileen Smith about her new novel, based on the life of the prophet Deborah. Then Frank Viola joins the program. We explore the character of God and talk about the amazing plans God set in place for us in eternity past.
Friday, June 3 – Shane and Shane/The Artist’s Corner; Sheridan Voysey/Resurrection Year (BOTH HOURS RECORDED) –There is power when we set the Word of God to music. On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with songwriting duo Shane and Shane. We talk about how God speaks through the psalms. Then Sheridan Voysey joins the program. He shares how God led him and his wife through a journey of infertility, and how God meets us in the midst of our broken dreams.
Saturday, June 4 – Nik Ripken – Here’s a question to ponder: Do you value Christ more than your own life? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s powerful talk with Nik Ripken. Nik has met with persecuted believers all over the world, and he has some timely things to share. He returns to give us an update on the persecuted church and challenge us to live a sold-out faith.