conversations that bring scripture to life

August 17-22, 2015

Monday, August 17 – Pete Scazzero/The Emotionally Healthy Leader; Susie/Say Yes to Your God-Given Influence and a Life that Counts Being a strong leader starts with an intimate walk with God. On the next Live the Promise pastor Pete Scazzero joins us to look at how to lead from a place of service. Then Susie unpacks a message from her new book about how to say ‘yes’ to your God-given influence and a life that counts.

Tuesday, August 18 – Emily P. Freeman/Simply Tuesday; Don Everts/I Once Was Lost – When we’re out of breath, God calls us to pause and seek Him. Listen as Susie welcomes Emily P. Freeman to the show to talk about seeing God in everyday moments. Then Don Everts returns to talk about sharing your faith with those in the postmodern movement.

Wednesday, August 19 – Tim Hawkins/Diary of a Jackwagon (Recorded); Dr. Greg Smalley/God-Focused Relationships We take Jesus seriously but we don’t need to take ourselves seriously. Listen to Susie’s conversation with comedian Tim Hawkins about his faith, family, and commitment to laughter. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins us to talk about strong God-centered relationships.

Thursday, August 20 – Sam Crabtree (IN STUDIO)/Practicing Affirmation; Matthew West/The Artist’s Corner – How can we encourage each other in a way that honors God? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Susie talks with pastor Sam Crabtree about the power of God-centered affirmations. Then singer-songwriter Matthew West joins the program to share his faith and music.

Friday, August 21 – Tricia Lott Williford/The New Normal; Kay Wills Wyma/Comparison Trap (Both Hours Recorded) – What does it mean to find a “new normal”? On the Friday edition of Live the Promise, Tricia Lott Williford shares what she’s learned about rebuilding her family after the sudden death of her husband. Then Kay Wills Wyma joins Susie to talk about how to get free from the sin of comparison and embrace the circumstances God has given you.

Saturday, August 22 – Christin Ditchfield – Perseverance After weeks or even years of waiting for relief, we can easily lose heart if we lose perspective. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, you’ll hear Susie’s discussion with Christin Ditchfield. She joined us to talk about how to persevere when we feel like giving in to our circumstances.