conversations that bring scripture to life

December 5-12, 2016

Monday, December 5 – Bianca Juarez Olthoff/ Play With Fire; Daniel Henderson/ Prayers God Loves to AnswerDo you believe that God is ready to use you right now? On the Monday edition of Live the Promise, Bianca Juarez Olthoff joins the program to help us discover fierce faith, unquenchable passion, and a life-giving God. Then Daniel Henderson joins Susie to explain how we can access Christ’s wisdom for our greatest needs as we unpack his book The Prayer God Loves to Answer.


Tuesday, December 6 – Liz Curtis Higgs/ Women of Christmas; Gary Thomas/ Cherish – What can we learn about the Christmas story from the lives of Elizabeth, Mary, and Anna? On the Tuesday edition of Live the Promise, Liz Curtis Higgs returns to help us experience the Christmas season afresh as she unpacks her book The Women of Christmas. Then, Gary Thomas joins the program to discuss his new book Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything For Your Marriage.


Wednesday, December 7 – Dr. Greg Smalley/ Marriage and Parenting; Edie Wadsworth/ All The Pretty Things – What can we learn about God from our marriages? On the Wednesday edition of Live the Promise, Dr. Greg Smalley joins us to share some more marriage and parenting insight. Then, author Edie Wadsworth joins Susie. She unpacks her memoir All the Pretty Things: The Story of a Southern Girl Who Went through Fire to Find Her Way Home.


Thursday, December 8 - Dr. Troy Spurrill/ Health and Healing - Scripture says that our bodies are temples of the Living God. But what does it really mean to steward our bodies well? On the Thursday edition of Live the Promise, Dr. Troy Spurrill from the Synapse Center for Health and Healing joins Susie in studio for both hours to take your calls and answer your questions as they discuss the health and healing of the mind, body, and spirit.


Friday, December 9 Dr. David Ireland/ Raising a Child Who Prayers; Luis Palau/ Evangelism Do you want to establish a culture of prayer in your home but you just don’t know how? On the Friday edition of Live the Promise, Dr. David Ireland joins Susie to unpack how we can raise children who pray. Then, we’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Luis Palau about his legacy of evangelism.


Saturday, December 10 Tina Schmidt/ Zoe Helps What’s the most effective way to end poverty? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, we’ll hear Susie’s conversation with Tina Schmidt of Zoe Helps. Tina shares how Zoe works to break the cycle of poverty, utilizing an approach to empowerment that is locally based, comprehensive, and child-led.