conversations that bring scripture to life

March 30 - April 1, 2015

Monday, March 30 – Os Guinness/Renaissance; Sara Hagerty/Every Bitter Thing is Sweet (RECORDED) Do you believe the gospel has the power to revive a dying society? Listen as Susie welcomes social commentator Os Guinness back to the program to talk about the call on Christians to shine light in the darkness. Then Sara Hagerty shares how God became her joy when she wrestled with infertility.

Tuesday, March 31 – Rob Bentz/The Unfinished Church; Matt Brown (IN STUDIO)/ Awakening (Bill Arnold hosts) The church is a collection of people who are not perfect, but in process. On the next Live the Promise guest host Bill Arnold talks with Rob Bentz about extending grace to those around us. Then evangelist Matt Brown joins the program to talk about movements of God around the world.

Wednesday, April 1 – Scotty Smiley/Hope Unseen; Joni Eareckson Tada/Erwin Lutzer/Jesus’ Faithfulness (RECORDED) 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 we look at Jesus’ promises to raise, rule, and return – with input from Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Erwin Lutzer.

Thursday, April 2 – Nancy Ortberg/Looking for God; Ray Pritchard/The Last Supper We can see God working in unexpected places. On this edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with author Nancy Ortberg about learning to look for God. Then author and speaker Ray Pritchard joins us to talk about the spiritual dynamics of the Last Supper and the warfare that surrounded the last hours of Jesus’ life.

Friday, April 3 – Stephen Mansfield/Killing Jesus; Michael Card/A Violent Grace (RECORDED) – He was put to death for claiming to be God, and today we look behind the scenes of the trial. On the Good Friday edition of Live the Promise, Susie welcomes best-selling author Stephen Mansfield back to explore the gripping story of the trial and death of Jesus. Then singer-songwriter Michael Card leads us through a collection of meditations on Christ and the cross.

Saturday, April 4 – Alec Rowlands/The Presence – How does our relationship with God affect our lives? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise we hear Susie’s conversation with Dr. Alec Rowlands about the presence of God and how we can intentionally pursue intimacy with Him every day.