November 24 - 29, 2014
Monday, November 24 – Matt Heard/Life with a Capital L; Bill and Pam Farrel/Building a Family Legacy – Jesus came to give us life, with a capital L. On the next Live the Promise Susie is joined by Matt Heard. We look at the work of Jesus to save us and restore us to abundant life. Then we’ll look at how to establish a faith-filled legacy for our families with Bill and Pam Farrel.
Tuesday, November 25 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; Stephen Mansfield/Miracle of the Kurds – We can reach out to Jesus in our weakness, and He won’t turn us away. On the next Live the Promise, listen as Susie and Liz Curtis Higgs unpack the story in the gospels of the woman healed from bleeding. Then Stephen Mansfield shares how God has redeemed and restored a people from the brink of death.
Wednesday, November 26 – Lee Cummings/Jonah; Greg Smalley/The Work-Life Balance (Greg Recorded) – What can we learn from the story of Jonah? On the next Live the Promise, Pastor Lee Cummings joins Susie to talk about how God used a reluctant prophet to bring a whole city to repentance. Then Dr. Greg Smalley of Focus on the Family returns to address how to manage the work-life balance.
Thursday, November 27 – Ed Underwood/The Trail; Leslie Ludy/Set Apart Motherhood (Both Recorded) – When we’re seeking God’s will, we’re seeking a place to experience His power. On this edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes back pastor Ed Underwood to talk about Ed’s new novel on walking with God. Then Leslie Ludy joins us to explore the blessings and challenges of Set-Apart Motherhood.
Friday, November 28 – Sophia Nelson/The Woman Code; Gary Chapman/One More Try (Both Recorded) – What code do you live by? Author and former White House reporter Sophia Nelson joins the program to look at the codes and habits of a healthy life. Then Susie talks with Dr. Gary Chapman about breathing new life into a dying marriage!
Saturday, November 29 – Tullian Tchividjian – One Way Love – Real life is long on law and short on grace—the demands never stop, the failures pile up, and fear sets in. We are all in need of some relief. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with pastor Tullian Tchividjian about his new book, One Way Love. They spend time exploring the power of raw, unflinching grace to set us free and set the world on fire.
November 17 - 22, 2014
Monday, November 17 – Michael Ross/ Worry-Free Living; Deb DeArmond/In-Law Relationships – Do you wrestle with anxiety and stress? The truth is, worry can become an epidemic and impact the rest of your family. Listen as Susie talks with Michael Ross about his book, Worry-Free Living. We unpack how to minimize stress in our day to day life and interrupt the cycle of anxious living. Second hour Deb DeArmond shares how we can manage and strengthen our in-law relationships!
Tuesday, November 18 – Max Lucado (Recorded)/The Story; Bo Stern/When Holidays Hurt – How can we see our lives and journeys as part of a larger story? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with Max Lucado. Max shares how God is writing a story with our faith and circumstances. Then author Bo Stern will offer hope for those walking into the holidays with heartache.
Wednesday, November 19 – Matthew Barnett/Misfits Welcome; Greg Smalley/Strong Relationships – If you’ve ever felt out of place in this world, you have a place in God’s kingdom. On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with Matthew Barnett about how God loves using misfits. Then Dr. Greg Smalley is back to field your questions on building healthy, God-centered relationships.
Thursday, November 20 – Laurie P. Short/Finding Faith in the Dark; David Zach/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 musician David Zach of Remedy Drive joins the program to share his music and faith journey.
Friday, November 21 – Dan Allender/The Healing Path; Jen Hatmaker/Interrupted (Both Recorded) –We all have wounds in our past. What does God call us to do with our pain? On the next Live the Promise we hear Susie’s conversation with Dan Allender about using the difficult things in our past to grow in our faith, and walk The Healing Path. Then Jen Hatmaker talks about living for Christ in uncomfortable places.
Saturday, November 22 – Quenton Marty – Resourceful Faith – What does it mean to be resourceful and serve the city and the nation in Jesus’ Name? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Quenton Marty of Hope for the City (now MatterMore) joins Susie in studio to talk about the fantastic ministry being done through clothing donations, food drives and more for the kingdom.
November 10 - 15, 2014
Monday, November 10 – Tricia Lott Williford/And Life Comes Back; Susie Larson - Be WISE – Tricia Lott Williford’s husband died unexpectedly, leaving her grieving and a single parent. But God promises to redeem and restore our losses. She joins Susie to talk about how God brought comfort in the aftermath of her grief. Then Susie unpacks what it means to be wise and why it matters. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. How do we cultivate wisdom in our lives? Using WISE as an acronym, Susie will unpack four important aspects of wisdom in the heart of the believer.
Tuesday, November 11 – Scotty Smiley/Hope Unseen; Jami Kaeb/The Forgotten Initiative – God is present in our darkness. On the next Live the Promise Susie is talking with Major Scotty Smiley. He shares his faith journey and how God sustained him after losing his eyesight in Iraq. Then Jami Kaeb joins us to look at how the Church can get involved and minister to orphans in the foster care system.
Wednesday, November 12 – Phil Callaway/Laughter and Faith; Greg Smalley/Strong Relationships – Why is laughter an important component for life and faith? On the next Live the Promise Susie talks again with author and comedian Phil Callaway. Then Dr. Greg Smalley is back to field your questions on building healthy, God-centered relationships.
Thursday, November 13 – Jessica Hutchens (IN STUDIO)/The Artist’s Corner; Sophia Nelson/The Woman’s Code – What does it mean to walk closely with God? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes singer-songwriter Jessica Hutchens to the studio to share her music, faith journey, and battle with Lyme’s disease. Then author Sophia Nelson joins the program to look at the codes and habits of a healthy life.
Friday, November 14 – Ron Luce/Resilient; Jeff Hill/Serenity Village (IN STUDIO) –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 Pastor Jeff Hill of Serenity Village Community Church shares his journey from addiction and heartbreak to redemption and full life in Christ.
Saturday, November 15 – Quenton Marty – Resourceful Faith – What does it mean to be resourceful and serve the city and the nation in Jesus’ Name? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Quenton Marty of Hope for the City (now MatterMore) joins Susie in studio to talk about the fantastic ministry being done through clothing donations, food drives and more for the kingdom.
November 3 - 8, 2014
Monday, November 3 – Ron Rhodes/Bible Answers (Hour 1 Recorded) – What is limited atonement? Should Christians practice infant baptism? Listen for our monthly installment of Bible Answers with scholar Ron Rhodes. He joins Susie to address your questions on the end times, the nature of Christ, and more!
Tuesday, November 4 – Aaron Shust/The Artist’s Corner; Julie and Greg Gorman/Preparing for Marriage – Unto us, a Child is born! On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes back singer-songwriter Aaron Shust. We look at the wonder of the Incarnation and what it means that God is with us. Then authors Greg and Julie Gorman talk about what we should know before tying the knot.
Wednesday, November 5 – Craig von Buseck/Grace and Truth; Greg Smalley/Winning Back Your Spouse (Recorded) – How can we pray over current events? On the next Live the Promise Craig von Buseck is back to help us think biblically about the ebola outbreak, the spread of ISIS, and assisted suicide. Then Dr. Greg Smalley returns to talk about winning back the heart of your spouse.
Thursday, November 6 – Bill Arnold/Spiritual Disciplines; Lincoln Brewster/The Artist’s Corner (Recorded) – How can we develop our spiritual lives? On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes Faith Radio host Bill Arnold back to the studio to unpack the importance of spiritual disciplines. Then worship leader Lincoln Brewster joins Susie to talk about his music, faith journey, and brand-new album.
Friday, November 7 – Max Lucado/Before Amen; Chuck Swindoll/Abraham (Recorded) – Do you struggle to pray? On the next Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with author and pastor Max Lucado about the power of the ‘pocket prayer.’ Then pastor Chuck Swindoll of Insight for Living shares key lessons from the life of Abraham.
Saturday, November 8 – Nate Ruch – A Culture of Honor – How do you cultivate honor? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie welcomes pastor Nate Ruch of Emmanuel Christian Center to the program. They talk about how courage and integrity in faith are the foundation for a culture of honor.
October 27 - November 1, 2014
Monday, October 27 – Byron Paulus and Bill Elliff/OneCry; Erin Smalley/The Wholehearted Wife – Our nation is poised for a spiritual revival. On the next Live the Promise Susie welcomes Byron Paulus and Bill Elliff back to the program to unpack that truth. Then Focus on the Family’s Erin Smalley joins us to talk about ten keys to being a whole-hearted wife.
Tuesday, October 28 – Liz Curtis Higgs/Redemption Stories; Becky Harling/Praise in Parenting – Everyone has a past in the kingdom of God. But He can redeem the darkest decisions. On the next Live the Promise Susie and author Liz Curtis Higgs look at how God chose women with shady reputations to advance His purposes. Then Becky Harling talks about how gratitude can change the way we parent!
Wednesday, October 29 – Craig Groeschel/Marriage; Kerri Weems/Rhythms of Grace – When we take vows, what does it mean to keep them? On the next Live the Promise Susie speaks with pastor Craig Groeschel of LifeChurch.tv about keeping the vow of marriage. Then Kerri Weems of Celebration Church joins us to talk about the importance building a rhythm of rest into our days.
Thursday, October 30 – Randy Alcorn/The Sovereignty of God; Ema McKinley/Rush of Heaven – How can we understand the sovereignty of God over our choices? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Susie unpacks that question with author and pastor Randy Alcorn. Then Ema McKinley joins the program to share her miraculous story of healing and perseverance from her new book, Rush of Heaven.
Friday, October 31 – Alec Rowlands/The Presence; Jennifer Kennedy Dean/The Power of Small – How does our relationship with God affect our lives? On the next Live the Promise Dr. Alec Rowlands returns to talk about the presence of God, and how we can intentionally pursue intimacy with Him every day. Then prayer warrior Jennifer Kennedy Dean returns to talk about the power of our choices, no matter how small they may seem at the time.
Saturday, November 1 – Randy Singer – Novel Talk – What does it mean to act on behalf of another? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Susie talks with novelist and veteran attorney Randy Singer. They talk about his newest novel, The Advocate, and unpack its themes of justice, conscience, submission to authority, and learning to forgive yourself for past mistakes.