July 27 - August 1, 2015
Monday, July 27 – Sandra McCollom/Overcoming Perfectionism; Susie/Say Yes to Living Free and True Humility – 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 takes your calls and unpacks a message from her new book about how to say ‘yes’ to living free and true humility.
Tuesday, July 28 – Owen Strachan/The Colson Way; Stephen Mansfield/Healing Your Church Hurt – There is a way to share the truth in love. On the next Live the Promise Owen Strachan (STRAN) joins Susie to explore the legacy of Chuck Colson and his tone of humble engagement. Then author Stephen Mansfield returns to the program to encourage those who have been hurt by the church.
Wednesday, July 29 – Thom Rainer/I Will; Shaunti Feldhahn and Craig Gross/Through a Man’s Eyes – What does it mean to grow in Christ? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with LifeWay president Thom Rainer about nine traits every Christian can apply to grow an active faith. Then Shaunti Feldhahn and Craig Gross join Susie to talk about the journey of purity from a man’s perspective.
Thursday, July 30 – Laurie Short/Finding Faith in the Dark (Recorded); Clayton King/Stronger – 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 evangelist Clayton King talks about the power of adversity to reveal the depth of our faith.
Friday, July 31 – Mark Batterson/The Grave Robber; Karen Ehman/Keep It Shut (Both Hours Recorded) – 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 author Karen Ehman will share what she’s learned about the power of our words to tear others down or build them up.
Saturday, August 1 – Patsy Clairmont – You Are More Than You Know – Do you wrestle with living by faith? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise we hear from Women of Faith speaker Patsy Clairmont. She shares with Susie what she’s learned about living in faith-based freedom.
July 20-25, 2015
Monday, July 20 – Caroline Barnett/Willing to Walk on Water; Susie/Say Yes to God’s Provision and His Invitation – 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 takes your calls and unpacks a message from her new book about how to say ‘yes’ to God’s provision and His invitation.
Tuesday, July 21 – Michael Yankoski/The Sacred Year; Bill and Pam Farrel/Men, Women, and God – When your heart feels dry, how can you reconnect with God? Listen as Susie and Michael Yankoski look at Christian disciplines that can re-ignite your faith. We follow the God of the Bible. Then Bill and Pam Farrel join us to talk about men, women, and God’s power to bring them together.
Wednesday, July 22 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories (Recorded); Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley/Ready to Wed? – 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 Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley join the program to talk about how you can know you’re ready for marriage.
Thursday, July 23 – Herbert Cooper/But God; Mark Alan (In Studio)/The Artist’s Corner – Two of the most beautiful words are “But God.” On the next Live the Promise we’ll hear from Herbert Cooper. He shares how God is in the business of turning darkness into redemption. Then worship leader Mark Alan returns with his guitar to lead us in an hour of music and prayer.
Friday, July 24 – Colin Smith/Heaven, How I Got Here; Mark Merrill/7 Things Husbands Should Stop Doing (Both Hours Recorded) – He hung next to Jesus, and experienced infinite grace. Listen as Faith Radio programmer Colin Smith of Unlocking the Bible joins Susie to talk about what we can learn from the thief on the cross. Then Mark Merrill shares seven things husbands should stop doing in their marriages.
Saturday, July 25 – 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.
July 13 - 18, 2015
Monday, July 13 – Lisa Whittle/I Want God; Susie/Say Yes to God’s Wisdom and Power – Our souls were designed to be filled by God’s presence. On the next Live the Promise Lisa Whittle invites us to step away from distractions and into a deep relationship with God. Then Susie takes your calls and unpacks a message from her new book about how to say ‘yes’ to God’s wisdom and power in your life.
Tuesday, July 14 – Jeff and Kristie Kerr (In Studio)/Choosing Jesus; Gary Thomas/Sacred Influence – We follow the God of the Bible. But do our lives really reflect that? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise Susie is joined by Jeff and Kristie Kerr. We talk about how to live in a Christ-like way. Then Gary Thomas invites wives to embrace their God-given influence in the lives of their husbands.
Wednesday, July 15 – Mike Yankoski/The Sacred Year; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships – When your heart feels dry, how can you reconnect with God? Listen as Susie and Mike Yankoski look at Christian disciplines that can re-ignite your faith. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to talk about God-centered relationships.
Thursday, July 16 – Dr. Mark Rutland/Relaunch; Lisa Bevere/Fierce Faith – What does it look like for God to revive a dying organization? Dr. Mark Rutland joins Susie to share lessons in vision, leadership, and faith. Then Lisa Bevere of Messenger International returns with a special message for women of courage and prayer.
Friday, July 17 – Fouad Masri/Connecting with Muslims; Matt Chandler/The Mingling of Souls (Both Hours Recorded) – Ramadan is a time when we can be praying for Muslims around the world. Listen as Susie and Fouad Masri talk about how to start an inter-faith dialogue with Muslim friends and neighbors. Then Matt Chandler explores God’s design for marriage.
Saturday, July 18 – Bethany Hoang – Justice
What does it mean to have a heart for justice? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Bethany Hoang of International Justice Mission joins Susie to share her passion for justice. We look at what God calls His people to do on behalf of the poor and oppressed.
June 29 - July 4, 2015
Monday, June 29 – Rifqa Bary/Hiding in the Light; Erin Davis/Connected – Sometimes following Jesus means leaving what’s familiar and safe. On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Rifqa Bary, who made headlines in 2009 when she left Islam and her family and chose to follow Christ. Then Erin Davis joins us to talk about overcoming loneliness in a very connected world.
Tuesday, June 30 – Cherie Lowe/Slaying Your Debt Dragon; Jeff Nene/Convoy of Hope (Hour 2 Recorded) – How can we follow God’s principles in handling money? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise Cherie Lowe returns to talk about how she and her husband paid down a six-figure debt in only four years. Then we hear Susie’s conversation with Jeff Nene (NEE-NEE) of Convoy of Hope about the power of serving and being the hands and feet of Christ.
Wednesday, July 1 – David Delk/Man in the Mirror; Jill Savage/No More Perfect Kids (Both Hours Recorded) – What does it mean to be a Christian man? Listen as David Delk of Man in the Mirror joins the program for a look at how God wires, equips, and redeems the hearts of men. Then Jill Savage talks about letting our children be themselves, as God has designed and gifted them.
Thursday, July 2 – Barnabas Piper/Help My Unbelief; Nancy Ortberg/Seeing in the Dark – How can we trust Jesus when we have doubts? On the next Live the Promise Susie and author Barnabas Piper explore about the tension between faith and unbelief. Then Nancy Ortberg returns to the program to talk about trusting God when we’re walking in dark places.
Friday, July 3 – Lee Strobel/The Case for Grace; John Ortberg/The Will of God (Both Hours Recorded) – What does it mean for God to have grace for His people? Listen as Susie talks with author, apologist, and former atheist Lee Strobel about the case for grace. Then pastor John Ortberg helps us explore the sovereignty of God and how to discern His will for our lives.
Saturday, July 4 – Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Erwin Lutzer – Anticipating Jesus’ Return
We live each day waiting for Christ to return and reign. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s powerful conversations with Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Erwin Lutzer about the joy of waiting and keeping our eyes fixed on the returning Jesus.
June 22 - 27, 2015
Monday, June 22 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; J. Paul Nyquist/Prepare – What can we learn from the women in the Bible? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks with Liz Curtis Higgs about how God can redeem us regardless of our past. Then J. Paul Nyquist joins the program to talk about how to live out our faith in a culture that often rejects biblical ideas.
Tuesday, June 23 – Joe Thorn/Experiencing the Trinity; Dr. Gary Chapman/The 5 Love Languages of Men (Second Half Recorded) – Meditating on the Trinity can be a beautiful way to walk through challenging times. Listen as pastor Joe Thorn joins us and explores the attributes of God. Then Susie and Dr. Gary Chapman look at what we can learn about the five love languages of men.
Wednesday, June 24 – Jane Rubietta/Worry Less, Live More; Bill and Pam Farrel/Parallel Lives – Do you allow worry to cloud your judgment or steal your joy? On the next Live the Promise Jane Rubietta returns to talk about finding freedom and trust in our daily life. Then our good friends Bill and Pam Farrel talk about how a couple can resist the tendency to lead parallel lives and stay connected in each season of marriage.
Thursday, June 25 – Mike Donehey and Ali Gilkeson/The Artist’s Corner (Both Hours 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 and Ali Gilkeson of Rend Collective. We hear about their faith journeys, music, and what it means to find joy in Christ.
Friday, June 26 – Tom Yeakley/Praying Over God’s Promises (Recorded); Philip Yancey/Soul Survivor – Knowing the Bible is one thing, but praying through it is another. Tom Yeakley of the Navigators joins us and unpacks how to pray over God’s promises. Then author Philip Yancey shares his unlikely journey toward faith and lessons he learned from the faith of others.
Saturday, June 27 – Skye Jethani – The Church as a Vehicle
The church is meant to be a vehicle, a movement, not merely a building. What does this mean for our generation today? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with speaker and author Skye Jethani about how to operate as the body of Christ.