February 23 - 28, 2015
Monday, February 23 – Kelly Minter/Wherever the River Runs(FIRST HALF) Jimmy Page/Commit to Live Fit (SECOND HALF); Alicia Williamson Garcia/The Artist’s Corner – God is moving all over the world – including in the Amazon. On this edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with author Kelly Minter. She shares how a trip to South America increased her love for the gospel. Then singer Alicia Williamson Garcia will share her faith and music. We also kick off our Commit to Live Fit journey with Jimmy Page!
Tuesday, February 24 – Max Lucado/Novel Talk; Bill and Pam Farrel/Red Hot Romance Tips – How can God intervene in the life of a single mother? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with Max Lucado about his new novel and the power of God to answer our prayers. Then Bill and Pam Farrel are back to talk about how to keep your marriage relationship fresh!
Wednesday, February 25 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; Mary Beth Carlson (IN STUDIO)/The Artist’s Corner – What can we learn about one of Jesus’ most devoted followers? Listen as Susie and Liz Curtis Higgs look at the life and faith of Mary Magdalene. Then musician Mary Beth Carlson shares her faith, music, and the powerful grace shown in her daughter, who lives with autism.
Thursday, February 26 – Will Davis Jr./Ten Things Jesus Never Said; Stephen Mansfield (Recorded 2nd Hour)/Miracle of the Kurds – Jesus said many things, but what He didn’t say can be equally powerful. On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Will Davis Jr. shows us ten things Jesus never said. Then author Stephen Mansfield shares how God has redeemed and restored the Kurdish people from the brink of death.
Friday, February 27 – Michael Boggs/What Would Jesus Undo?; Jim Cymbala/Spirit Rising (Recorded) – We often ask the question, what would Jesus do? But an equally important question is, when you examine your life, what would Jesus UN-do? Michael Boggs joins us to unpack that. Then pastor Jim Cymbala talks about who the Holy Spirit is and how we can depend on His power.
Saturday, February 28 – Charles Morris – Missing Jesus – Do you feel that you’re missing something crucial in your daily life? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear 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.
February 16 - 21, 2015
Monday, February 16 – Maegan Nail (In Studio)/Thrive; Deb DeArmond/In-Law Relationships – We can work to end the sex trade in our lifetime. On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Maegan Nail of Thrive Rescue. She shares what’s being done to rescue and restore exploited children around the world. Then Deb DeArmond returns to talk about how to establish healthy in-law relationships.
Tuesday, February 17 – Rick and Karen Santorum/Bella; Karen Ehman/Taming the Tongue – We can learn amazing things from a child with special needs. On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes Rick Santorum and his wife Karen to the program to talk about their beautiful daughter Bella. Then author Karen Ehman will share what she’s learned about the power of our words to tear others down or build them up.
Wednesday, February 18 – Dr. Frank Page/Melissa; Michael Card/A Violent Grace (Ash Wednesday) – The loss of a child is a devastating experience – but God is present even there. Listen as Susie is joined by Dr. Frank Page, who shares how God led him through the grief of his daughter’s death. Then singer-songwriter Michael Card leads us through a collection of Ash Wednesday meditations on Christ and the cross.
Thursday, February 19 – Mike Donehey, Allie Gilkeson and Chris Tomlin/The Artist’s Corner (Recorded) – What does it mean to awaken to God? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s powerful conversations with Mike Donehey of Tenth Avenue North, Allie Gilkeson of Rend Collective, and singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin. We hear about their faith journeys, music, and what it means to find joy in Christ.
Friday, February 20 – Jane Rubietta/Worry Less, Live More; Russ Berg (In Studio)/Hope for the Hurting Home – Does worry get in the way of your joy? On the Friday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with author Jane Rubietta about refocusing on God in the face of our fears. Then pastoral counselor Russ Berg joins the program to share stories of reconciliation from his ministry, Hope for the Hurting Home.
Saturday, February 21 – Randy Singer – Novel Talk – What does it mean to redeem your reputation? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with pastor, lawyer, and novelist Randy Singer. They unpack the themes from one of his novels of trust, loyalty, and redemption through Christ.
February 9 - 14, 2015
Monday, February 9 – Susie (Recorded)/Spiritual reset; Kristin Feola/Spiritually Strong – There are seasons of running, and seasons of rest. Where are you today? On the next Live the Promise we’re taking some time for a spiritual reset through worship and Scripture. Then author Kristin Feola joins Susie to talk about the connection between physical and spiritual health.
Tuesday, February 10 – Barnabas Piper/The Pastor’s Kid; Paul White and Harold Myra/Coworker Relationships – Some people walk out their faith under constant scrutiny. On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise Barnabas Piper joins us to talk about what it’s like to be the son of a well-known pastor. Then Paul White and Harold Myra help us navigate coworker relationships with principles from their new book, Sync or Swim.
Wednesday, February 11 – Matt Heard/Life with a Capital L; Carol Barnier/Engaging Today’s Prodigal – What does it mean to live a life that is fully passionate for Christ? On the next Live the Promise Matt Heard issues a challenge for us to embrace the Christ-filled life. Then author Carol Barnier will share her own prodigal journey and give us some practical guidance for engaging those who have left the church.
Thursday, February 12 – Matt Brown (In Studio)/Awakening; John Dickson/The Doubter’s Guide to the Bible – What does it mean to awaken to God? On the next Live the Promise evangelist Matt Brown joins Susie to explore the awakened Christian life. Then John Dickson returns to the program. He shares his own journey of faith to Christ and invites those who wrestle with faith to take a closer look at the Bible.
Friday, February 13 – Kevin Larson (Recorded)/Lessons Learned in Marriage; Dannah Gresh/Pulling Back the Shades – Marriage is meant to make us holy, but there are plenty of funny and happy memories along the way. On the next Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with her husband Kevin. They look back over 30 years of marriage and reflect on God’s faithfulness. Then author Dannah Gresh talks about true, authentic intimacy.
Saturday, February 14 – Craig and Amy Groeschel – From This Day Forward –When we take vows, what does it mean to keep them? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with pastor Craig Groeschel of LifeChurch.tv and his wife Amy about keeping the vow of marriage and five key pillars of marital commitment.
February 2-7, 2015
Monday, February 2 – Ron Rhodes/Bible Answers – What does original sin really mean? What does the Bible say about Jesus’ return? What does the Bible teach us about the end times? On the next Live the Promise Susie is joined by Bible scholar Ron Rhodes to tackle your questions for our monthly edition of Bible Answers!
Tuesday, February 3 – Skye Jethani/The Life of the Church; Cheri Gregory and Kathi Lipp/The Cure for the Perfect Life – The church is meant to be a vehicle, a movement, not merely a building. On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Skye Jethani about how to operate as the body of Christ. Then we’re joined by Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory to talk about rejecting perfectionism.
Wednesday, February 4 – Craig von Buseck/Grace and Truth; Greg Smalley/Marriage – How can we pray over current events? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise Craig von Buseck is back for another edition of Grace and Truth. He’ll help us think biblically about items in the news. Then Greg Smalley of Focus on the Family returns to talk about building healthy marriages and families.
Thursday, February 5 – Lee Cummings/Lessons from Jonah; Chris August/The Artist’s Corner – What can we learn from the story of Jonah? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with author and Pastor Lee Cummings. We talk about how God used a reluctant prophet to bring a whole city to repentance. Then singer-songwriter Chris August shares his music and faith journey.
Friday, February 6 – Bethany Hoang (In Studio)/IJM; Scott and Bethany Palmer/ 5 Money Conversations to Have with Your Kids – What does it mean to have a heart for justice? On the next Live the Promise, Bethany Hoang of International Justice Mission joins Susie to share her passion for justice. Then Scott and Bethany Palmer, the Money Couple, help us examine the five money conversations to have with your kids.
Saturday, February 7 – John and Sam Eldredge – Killing Lions – How does God lead us into adulthood? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie looks at what it means for a boy to become a man with John Eldredge of Ransomed Heart Ministries, along with his son Sam. We unpack principles from their book, Killing Lions: A Guide Through the Trials Young Men Face.
January 26 - 31, 2015
Monday, January 26 – J. Warner Wallace/Cold-Case Christianity; Clark Bartram/Fitness and Faith (Bill Arnold Hosts) – Can we really believe Jesus rose from the dead? On the next Live the Promise guest host Bill Arnold talks with Jim Warner Wallace about the evidence for the Christian faith. Then Clark Bartram joins the program to talk about faith, fitness, and how God redeemed his story.
Tuesday, January 27 – Tessa Afshar/Novel Talk (Recorded); Chris Fabry/Novel Talk –When tragedy sends us reeling, God’s hand never leaves us. Listen as Susie talks with Tessa Afshar. They unpack the themes of her new novel based on the life of Ruth and talk about how God works even in dark times to redeem and restore His people. Then radio host Chris Fabry joins us to talk about his book inspired by the new movie, The Song.
Wednesday, January 28 – Jeremy Camp/The Artist’s Corner (Recorded); Greg Smalley/Marriage – What does it mean to follow God’s leading in our lives? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with musician Jeremy Camp. Then Greg Smalley of Focus on the Family returns to shed light on the power of a spiritual connection in marriage.
Thursday, January 29 – J.R. Briggs/The Way Back from Failure; David Timms/The Power of Blessing (Recorded) – Our failures don’t have to define us. They can sometimes be the best teachers. On the next Live the Promise Susie is joined by J.R. Briggs to talk about getting back up after a fall. Then David Timms returns to the program to talk about the power of our words in blessing and strengthening others.
Friday, January 30 – Ron Luce/Resilient; Selah/The Artist’s Corner (Recorded) –We have a strong foundation for faith, even in the shakiest of circumstances. Listen as Susie speaks with Ron Luce, president of Teen Mania Ministries, about building a strong walk with God. Then Susie welcomes the band Selah to the program to talk about their newest album and their heart for God!
Saturday, January 31 – Andy Crouch – Playing God – Power can corrupt, when turned for selfish reasons. But it can also be used to bring life, fight injustice, and create beauty. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie is joined by Andy Crouch, executive editor of Christianity Today. We take a fresh look at power, humility, and what it means to use our position for God.