conversations that bring scripture to life

May 14-19, 2017

Monday, May 14 – Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz – Answering Tough Questions; Dr. John Dickson – A Doubter’s Guide to Jesus– How could a good God allow evil? How could a loving God allow people to suffer? On the next Live the Promise, Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz return to the program to answer some ofthe toughest questions about evil and suffering. Then, Dr. John Dickson will share biblical truths from his latest book, A Doubter’s Guide to Jesus: An Introduction to the Man from Nazareth for Believers and Skeptics.

Tuesday, May 15– Ryan Williams – The Artist’s Corner; Colin Smith – Heaven, So Near – So Far Music is one of the key ways God ministers to us and draws us closer to Himself. On the next Live the Promise, it’s another edition of the Artist’s Corner. River Valley Church’s lead worship pastor, Ryan Williams, joins Susie to share the heart behind the new album “Million Lifetimes”. Then, Unlocking the Bible’s pastor Colin Smith offers powerful insight from his new book Heaven – So Near – So Far: The Story of Judas Iscariot.  

Wednesday, May 16– Dr. Sheri Keffer – Intimate Deception; Gary Thomas – Loving Him Well- Nothing destroys trust within a marriage like sexual betrayal. But through the pain and on the road to recovery, there is hope for the wounded soul. On the next Live the Promise, Dr. Sheri Keffer joins Susie to talk about her book Intimate Deception: Healing the Wounds of Sexual Betrayal. Then, best-selling author Gary Thomas shares practical and biblical advice for wives on how to influence their husbands in a way that transforms their marriage and brings glory to God.

Thursday, May 17– Ken Costa – Strange Kingdom; TTMT – In a place where a robber becomes righteous, and a criminal becomes the first citizen of heaven, the kingdom of God can seem to be rather strange at times. On the next Live the Promise, Ken Costa joins Susie to share meditative and spiritual reflections from his latest book, Strange Kingdom: Meditations on the Cross to Transform Your Day to Day Life. Then, it’s another edition of Talk to Me Thursday. Tune in during hour two for the question of the week!

Friday, May 18– Best Of; Scot McKnight – Open to the Spirit (Recorded)– Did you miss any of the Live the Promise shows from earlier this week? Or maybe one truly inspired you and you’d love to hear it again? On the next Live the Promise, you’ll hear parts of some of the best conversations from earlier this week. Then, Susie will talk with Scot McKnight about the power of the Holy Spirit from his new book Open to the Spirit: God in Us, God with Us, God Transforming Us. 

Saturday, May 19 – Dr. David Ireland – One in Christ (from 3/27/18) – Racial disharmony is tearing communities apart, both inside and outside the church. As Kingdom people, what should our response be? With Jesus, we have the power and ability to reconcile and bring about unity to our world today. On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Dr. David Ireland joins Susie to discuss his book,One in Christ: Bridging Racial and Cultural Divides.