conversations that bring scripture to life

May 21 - 26, 2018

Monday, May 21 – Paul Borthwick – The Fellowship of the Suffering(Recorded by Neil); Rosaria Butterfield – The Gospel Comes with a House Key(Recorded by Neil)– As followers of Jesus Christ, we will experience pain in this world and share in His suffering. But that’s not the end of our story. On the next Live the Promise, Paul Borthwick joins guest host Neil Stavem to talk about his new book The Fellowship of the Suffering: How Hardship Shapes Us for Ministry and Mission.  Then, Dr. Rosaria Butterfield will explain how to practice radical hospitality in our post-Christian world. 

Tuesday, May 22– Shaunti Feldhahn – Find Rest; Charlie Dawes – Simple Prayer – As tempted as we are to get trapped in the busy cycle of life, we were actually created to find time to rest. On the next Live the Promise, guest host Neil Stavem talks with bestselling author Shaunti Feldhahn about her new 60-day devotional; a journey to finding true rest. Then, Pastor Charlie Dawes shares simple steps we can take to engage in a deeper prayer life.

Wednesday, May 23– Nikki Koziarz – Why Her? Jack Deere - Even in the DarknessThe Bible tells us not to compare ourselves amongst ourselves, and yet, this is an all too common struggle for Christians today. On the next Live the Promise, Nicki Koziarz joins Susie to talk about her book Why Her?: 6 Truths We Need to Hear When Measuring Up Leaves Us Falling Behind. Then, Jack Deere joins Susie to share his powerful story of finding unexpected beauty in the midst of tragic loss and suffering.  

Thursday, April 5 – 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 next Live the Promise, we’ll welcome Dr. Troy Spurrill from the Synapse Center for Health and Healing 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, May 25– Best Of; Sharon Jaynes – Enough(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 Sharon Jaynes about her new book Enough: Silencing the Lies That Steal Your Confidence.

Saturday, May 26 – Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley – Overcoming Fear and Anxiety (from 3/21/18) – As Christians, we are not immune to the evil in the world – and that includes stress, fear, and anxiety that we often experience as a result. So what is the source of our fear and anxiety? How can we overcome the daily battle for our minds and hearts? On the weekend edition of Live the Promise, Carol Peters-Tanksley shares biblical advice and insight from her book, Overcoming Fear & Anxiety Through Spiritual Warfare.