conversations that bring scripture to life

December 1 - 6, 2014

Monday, December 1 – Ron Rhodes/Bible Answers; Ann Voskamp/Advent What does it mean that Jesus carried our grief? Who are the 144,000 believers mentioned in the book of Revelation? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise Ron Rhodes is back for our monthly edition of Bible Answers with Ron Rhodes. Then we’ll look at the wonder of the Advent season with author Ann Voskamp.

Tuesday, December 2 – Lisa Bevere/Fierce Faith; Ray Pritchard/Spiritual Warfare There is power in living as a man or woman of the Kingdom. On the next Live the Promise Lisa Bevere helps us unpack the concept of fierce faith in a changing world. Then Ray Pritchard returns to talk about how to counter spiritual warfare with prayer and the Word of God.

Wednesday, December 3 – Craig von Buseck/Grace and Truth; Greg Smalley/Marriage In such a polarized culture, where speaking your mind can result in harsh anger, what does it mean to engage culture and current events with Grace and Truth? Listen as Susie talks with veteran reporter Craig von Buseck (BOO-zeck) about interceding with humble confidence. Then Dr. Greg Smalley of Focus on the Family returns to unpack another trait of a healthy, faith-based marriage.

Thursday, December 4 – Matt Papa/Look and Live; Dan Dean/The Artist’s Corner –Are you stuck in sin? You don’t need more willpower. Listen as Susie talks with author and worship leader Matt Papa about how seeing the glory of Jesus frees us from our chains. Then musician Dan Dean of Phillips, Craig and Dean joins us to share his music and faith journey!

Friday, December 5 – Robert Morgan/The 12 Stories of Christmas; Philip Yancey/Vanishing Grace – Story-telling has the power to drive us to worship. On the next Live the Promise pastor Robert Morgan joins Susie to share a collection of stories that point us to Christmas. Then author Philip Yancey joins the program to talk about encountering grace in the church today.

Saturday, December 6 – Laurel Bunker – Ethnic Reconciliation What does reconciliation look like? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with Laurel Bunker, dean of campus ministries for Bethel University. They talk about what it means to have a church with people from every tribe, every tongue, and every nation.