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February 8-13, 2016

Monday, February 8 – I Am They/The Artist’s Corner; Randy and Rozanne Frazee/Believe What does it mean to be a follower of Christ in the truest sense of the word? On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes musical guests I Am They to the program to share their story and music. Then, it’s important to move from reading the Bible to actually believing it – and Randy and Rozanne Frazee join us to bridge the gap.

Tuesday, February 9 – Dr. John Trent/31 Ways to Love Your Spouse; Paul Hurckman (IN STUDIO)/Venture Expeditions – How can we love our spouse in practical ways? Listen as Susie talks with Dr. John Trent. We’ll explore 31 ways a wife, specifically, can bless her husband. Then Paul Hurckman of Venture Expeditions joins us in studio. We’ll unpack what it means to press in and serve others without growing weary or burning ourselves out.

Wednesday, February 10 – Angela Hunt/Novel Talk; Mark Alan & Pat Barrett / Artist Corner – How can we see God’s redemption in the story of David and Bathsheba? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with novelist Angela Hunt about God’s power to turn anything for His good. Then, worship leaders Mark Alan and Pat Barrett will be joining Susie in studio for an Artist’s Corner. While Mark Alan has joined Susie in the past, Pat Barrett, who wrote the song, 'Good, Good Father' will be joining the program for the first time. Together, they'll lead us for a time of worship and encouragement. 

Thursday, February 11 – Dr. Mark Rutland/The Lord’s Prayer; Heather Holleman/Seated with Christ – How can the Lord’s Prayer transform our faith and mindset about life? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with Dr. Mark Rutland about how prayer can restore and renew your soul when you don’t have the words. Then Susie and Heather Holleman look at how to rest in the fact that we are ultimately seated with Christ.

Friday, February 12 – Nancy Alcorn/Dropping the Baggage; Amy Simpson/Troubled Minds (Both Hours Recorded) – What baggage is holding you back? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Nancy Alcorn about the insecurities we carry and how to let them go. Then Amy Simpson looks at the stigma of mental illness in the church, and how we can encourage those around us who live with it.

Saturday, February 13 – Jill Savage – No More Perfect Kids – How many times do we put unfair expectations on our children? How can we learn to trust God with their talents and dreams? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Jill Savage of Hearts at Home. We spend time talking about letting our children be themselves, as God has designed and gifted them.

 

February 1-6, 2016

Monday, February 1 – Ron Rhodes – Bible Answers What are we to do with passages in Scripture that are challenging to understand? Listen as Susie welcomes back scholar Ron Rhodes for the February edition of Bible Answers. He’ll address your questions on the end times, the nature of Christ, and more!

Tuesday, February 2 – Nik Ripken/The Insanity of Obedience; Preston Sprinkle/People to be Loved – Do you value Christ more than life? On the next Live the Promise author Nik Ripken returns to give us an update on the persecuted church and challenge us to live a sold-out faith. Then, how can we see those who struggle with same-sex attraction with a heart of compassion? Susie and Preston Sprinkle explore the challenging topic of homosexuality.

Wednesday, February 3 – Dr. John Townsend/The Cure for Entitlement; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships – Pride can creep into our lives in subtle ways, but it brings very public consequences. On the next Live the Promise Dr. John Townsend joins us to discuss the danger of the entitlement culture and how to overcome it. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to talk about building and sustaining God-centered relationships.

Thursday, February 4 – Glynnis Whitwer/Taming the To-Do List; Peter and Carolyn Haas (In Studio); Broken Escalators – Are you living with an endless to-do list? Listen as Susie talks with Glynnis Whitwer (WITT-werr) of Proverbs 31 ministries about driving our schedule instead of letting it drive us. Then, how can we think about success and obstacles from God’s perspective? Pastor Peter and Carolyn Haas join us to talk about faith, success, and God’s presence.

Friday, February 5 – David Ireland/The Weapon of Prayer; Alex Early/The Reckless Love of God (Both Hours Recorded) – We sometimes think of prayer as a pastime – but God intended it to be a weapon. On the Friday edition of Live the Promise Dr. David Ireland talks about using prayer to overcome darkness. Then Pastor Alex Early returns for a conversation about God’s amazing, reckless love for His people.

Saturday, February 6 – Emily Freeman – Simply Tuesday – When we’re out of breath, God calls us to pause and seek Him. And we can find Him anywhere, even in the mundane moments of washing dishes or driving in traffic. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with author Emily P. Freeman. We explore how to see God in everyday moments of life.

 

January 25-30, 2016

Monday, January 25 – Sarah Kallies (IN STUDIO)/The Artist’s Corner; Patty Houser/A Woman’s Guide to Knowing What You Believe How does God connect with us and minister in our circumstances? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes songwriter Sarah Kallies to the studio to share her music, story and passion for Christ. Then author and speaker Patty Houser joins the program to talk about faith, theology, and what it means to work out your own beliefs.

Tuesday, January 26 – Adam McHugh/The Listening Life; Greg Laurie/Sharing Your Faith We live in a world that is loud and clamors for our attention. On the next Live the Promise Pastor Adam McHugh joins us to explore how to cultivate attentiveness and patience in a busy, harried world. Then we talk about sharing and living out the true gospel with input from Faith Radio programmer Greg Laurie of A New Beginning!

Wednesday, January 27 – Laura Harris Smith/Faith Detox; Jeremiah Johnston/Unanswered What does it mean to detox your life? Listen as Laura Harris Smith offers tips and principles for healthy living from a physical and spiritual perspective. Then, what do you wrestle with in your faith? Dr. Jeremiah Johnston returns to the program to tackle the biggest questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity.

Thursday, January 28 – Owen Strachan/Risky Gospel; Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories The Christian life is one filled with joy, challenge, and risk. What may be holding you back from living it fully? On the next Live the Promise social commentator Owen Strachan (STRAN) joins us to share his views on the risk-filled, engaging life of the Christian. Then author and speaker Liz Curtis Higgs is back to talk about God’s redemption in the lives of Old Testament women.

Friday, January 29 – 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, January 30 – Matt Keller – Teachability What is teachability, and why is it a key to success? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise we’ll hear Susie’s powerful conversation with pastor and author Matt Keller. They walk through the biblical principles of humility and teachability and talk about what it means to be someone who is willing to receive, and learn from, correction.

 

January 18-23, 2016

Monday, January 18 – TBD; Lauren Chandler/Steadfast *Hour 1 Guest - TBD. Then Lauren Chandler shares how God was her anchor in the aftermath of her husband’s cancer diagnosis.

Tuesday, January 19 – Peter Greer/40-40 Vision; Derwin Gray/Leadership When you reach a certain age in life, you can lose focus and forget God’s plans for you. Listen as Susie talks with Peter Greer about clarifying your mission in the middle stage of life. Then pastor Derwin Gray joins the program to offer lessons on church leadership and diversity.

Wednesday, January 20 – Jimmy Page/One Word; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships Sometimes one word can bring focus to your faith. Listen as Susie and author Jimmy Page take your calls. We’ll help you choose a theme word for 2016. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to talk about building and sustaining God-centered relationships.

Thursday, January 21 – Kay Wills Wyma/The Danger of Comparison; Carter Conlon/The 180-Degree Christian Our culture is wired to make us discontent. On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Kay Wills Wyma joins us to talk about how to get free from the sin of comparison and embrace the circumstances God has given you. Then Susie and Pastor Carter Conlon explore lessons of sacrifice and excess from the early Corinthian church.

Friday, January 22 – Mahtob Mahmoody/My Name is Mahtob; Caleb Kaltenbach/Messy Grace (Both Hours Recorded) How can God overcome our past trauma? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with Mahtob Mahmoody, whose story made headlines and led to the movie Not Without My Daughter. Then Caleb Kaltenbach shares what he’s learned about love, grace, and conviction after being raised by two gay parents.

Saturday, January 23 – Randy Alcorn/Happiness We’re called to be holy – but that doesn’t mean we can’t be happy. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with author Randy Alcorn. We spend some time looking at the false dichotomy of holiness and happiness and unpack the joyful calling of the Christian life.

 

January 11-16, 2015

Monday, January 11 – Lisa Whittle/I Want God; Susie/Say Yes to God’s Wisdom and Power (Both Hours Recorded) Our souls were designed to be filled by God’s presence. Listen as Lisa Whittle invites us to step away from distractions and into a deep relationship with God. Then Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to God’s wisdom and power in your life.

Tuesday, January 12 – Caroline Barnett/Willing to Walk on Water; Susie/Say Yes to God’s Provision and His Invitation (Both Hours Recorded) When God calls us to do something in His Name, He gives us everything we need for the journey. On the next Live the Promise Caroline Barnett joins us to share the story of the Dream Center. Then Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to God’s provision and His invitation.

Wednesday, January 13 – Sandra McCollom/Overcoming Perfectionism; Susie/Say Yes to Living Free and True Humility (Both Hours Recorded) Trying to be better often leads to despair. Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with author Sandra McCollom about how she learned to rest in God. Then Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to living free and true humility.

Thursday, January 14 – Ron Rhodes/Bible Answers; Susie/Say Yes to Your Worth and God’s Best (Both Hours Recorded) When God calls us His sons and daughters, He means it. On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes back Bible scholar Ron Rhodes to talk about our identity in Christ. Then Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to your worth and God’s best.

Friday, January 15 – Lisa Harper/Believing Jesus; Susie/Say Yes to Necessary Change and Divine Momentum (Both Hours Recorded) When God calls us, He equips us! On the Friday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes back Lisa Harper. We’ll look at the power of God in the book of Acts. Then Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to necessary change and divine momentum.

Saturday, January 16 – Susie/Say Yes to Your God-Given Influence and a Life that Counts God has you here for a purpose – to walk closely with Him and to influence others toward His kingdom. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie unpacks a message from her book Your Sacred Yes about how to say ‘yes’ to your God-given influence and a life that counts.