conversations that bring scripture to life

January 18-23, 2016

Monday, January 18 – TBD; Lauren Chandler/Steadfast *Hour 1 Guest - TBD. Then Lauren Chandler shares how God was her anchor in the aftermath of her husband’s cancer diagnosis.

Tuesday, January 19 – Peter Greer/40-40 Vision; Derwin Gray/Leadership When you reach a certain age in life, you can lose focus and forget God’s plans for you. Listen as Susie talks with Peter Greer about clarifying your mission in the middle stage of life. Then pastor Derwin Gray joins the program to offer lessons on church leadership and diversity.

Wednesday, January 20 – Jimmy Page/One Word; Dr. Greg Smalley/Relationships Sometimes one word can bring focus to your faith. Listen as Susie and author Jimmy Page take your calls. We’ll help you choose a theme word for 2016. Then Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg Smalley joins the program to talk about building and sustaining God-centered relationships.

Thursday, January 21 – Kay Wills Wyma/The Danger of Comparison; Carter Conlon/The 180-Degree Christian Our culture is wired to make us discontent. On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise Kay Wills Wyma joins us to talk about how to get free from the sin of comparison and embrace the circumstances God has given you. Then Susie and Pastor Carter Conlon explore lessons of sacrifice and excess from the early Corinthian church.

Friday, January 22 – Mahtob Mahmoody/My Name is Mahtob; Caleb Kaltenbach/Messy Grace (Both Hours Recorded) How can God overcome our past trauma? Listen to Susie’s powerful conversation with Mahtob Mahmoody, whose story made headlines and led to the movie Not Without My Daughter. Then Caleb Kaltenbach shares what he’s learned about love, grace, and conviction after being raised by two gay parents.

Saturday, January 23 – Randy Alcorn/Happiness We’re called to be holy – but that doesn’t mean we can’t be happy. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise you’ll hear Susie’s conversation with author Randy Alcorn. We spend some time looking at the false dichotomy of holiness and happiness and unpack the joyful calling of the Christian life.