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Engaging in conversations that bring Scripture to life, Susie Larson offers practical ways to live out your convictions and inspire you to a deep and active walk of faith.

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Maria Erickson on working toward breakthough

Maria Erickson of Last Days Disciples ministry talks about breakthroughs in her own life and shares breakthrough stories from her time in ministry. She also talks about the importance of getting to the root of an issue and creating time and space for the Lord to work the root out.

Aug 15
Susie Larson on staying strong in the battle: Part 2 of 4

You are Susie’s guest today, as she shares from her book “Strong in Battle: Why the Humble Will Prevail“. In this second of four parts, Susie talks about navigating the long battle and offers practical steps you can take to engage with God and stay strong while you fight. Listen to part one here.

Aug 12
Pamela Nelson on learning how to trust God more

You can trust God. But that is so often easier said than done. Spiritual Director Pamela Nelson shares her own insights from her journey of faith and answers listener questions about how to trust God more fully. Pamela and Susie also address how to rebuild trust in others after hurt and betrayal.

Aug 11
Jerry Jenkins on the reality and closeness of Christ

When you think about Jesus, do you think of him as a harsh authority, a distant celebrity, or maybe a kind and loving savior? Author Jerry Jenkins brings the life and ministry of Jesus to life in his book, "The Chosen: I Have Called You By Name."

Aug 10
Dr. Lane Freeman on the importance of your oral health

Your oral health could be a key part of your health and healing journey breakthrough! Biologic dentist Dr. Lane Freeman offers an overview of the difference in biologic versus conventional dentistry and takes listener questions regarding fluoride, root canals, metal toxicity and more.

Aug 09
Tom and JoAnn Doyle on hope and Jesus in the Middle East

Israel and Palestine are in the news again - is there any news from the Middle East? Missionaries and authors Tom and JoAnn Doyle share amazing stories of faith and boldness in Gaza and the surrounding area. Their book is "Women Who Risk: Secret Agents for Jesus in the Muslim World."

Aug 08
Susie Larson on staying strong in the battle: Part 1 of 4

You are Susie's guest today. She's sharing from her new book "Strong in Battle: Why the Humble Will Prevail". In this first of four parts, Susie talks about reason why we may be facing a battle, how to stand firm in the midst of it, and processing after the battle.

Aug 05
Vance Pitman on living a life of peace

Pastor and author Vance Pitman shares from his new book “The Stressless Life: Experiencing the Unshakable Presence of God’s Indescribable Peace“. With compassion and biblical insight he calls us away from anxious living to a life of indescribable peace by applying truths from God’s Word to the stress we feel in our lives. *Originally aired May 10, 2022*

Aug 04
Mark Batterson on what God is doing in the waiting

You’ve prayed for the impossible to happen…and you’re still waiting. But this time is not being wasted – God is working in you! Author and Pastor Mark Batterson shares his own experience of spiritual growth through trials and waiting on God, from his book, “Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge.” *Originally aired on May 4, 2022*

Aug 03
Rashawn Copeland on bowing to Jesus

Author and pastor Rashawn Copeland shares from his book "No Turning Back: Escape Your Past, Empower Your Present, and Experience God’s Best for You". He talks about how his life of trying to satisfy his need for achievement and success gave way to bowing to Jesus. 

Aug 02
Dr. Scotty Smith on the love of God in 1John

All of life matters to Jesus. Dr. Scotty Smith talks about the message of love grace from 1John and how it counters the message of the law and legalism.  Dr. Scotty Smith’s book is "1 John: Relying on the Love of God"

Aug 01
Tyler Staton on doubt, faith, and identity

Despite some common misconceptions, doubt is normal. Author and Pastor Tyler Staton shares a biblical perspective on doubt, a life of faith, and how we view God and ourselves, from his book, “Searching For Enough: The High-Wire Walk Between Doubt and Faith.”  *Originally aired on February 14, 2022* 

Jul 29
Medical Smack Down with Dr. Tom Blee and Dr. Troy Spurrill

Trauma surgeon Dr. Tom Blee and functional medicine doctor Dr. Troy Spurrill join Susie for a medical smack down. She throws out a topic and the doctors give perspectives from their practices of medicine and talk about where there needs to be overlap.

Jul 28
John Hopper answers questions about God and faith

John Hopper serves as an Area Director for Search Ministries in Houston, Texas, where he facilitates gatherings and conversations aimed at helping others think more deeply about God and life. He shares from his new book "Questioning God? Answers to Questions Worth Asking" and answers lister questions about God and faith.

Jul 27
Dr. Jill Carnahan on purpose and health

Dr. Jill Carnahan is Your Functional Medicine Expert® from Flatiron Functional Medicine. She uses functional medicine to help patients find the root cause of their illness and identify nutritional and biochemical imbalances that may be contributing to their symptoms.  She talks about the correlation between our purpose and our health.

Jul 26
Charles Martin on who is worth rescuing

Author Charles Martin explores the story and themes of his latest novel in the Murphy Shepherd series, "The Record Keeper ." He tells of his real life experiences that inspired the themes of identity and the fight against human trafficking. He also shares the story of Jesus like only a storyteller can.

Jul 25
Jordan Raynor on biblical principles for managing your time

Author and entrepreneur Jordan Raynor shares from his book "Redeeming Your Time: 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present, and Wildly Productive" and his children's book "The Creator in You" about how looking at the ways Jesus managed His time can inform how we can better manage our time.

Jul 22
Thann Bennett on living from a place of service

Policy expert and author Thann Bennett talks about the news and politics of the day. He covers the continuing effects of the Supreme Court's ruling in the Dobb's case, the mid-term election, the economy, and also takes a look at 1 Samuel 15. Thann’s book is “My Fame, His Fame: Aiming Your Life and Influence Toward the Glory of God.”

Jul 21
Ben Peterson on walking in obedience to God

An eight-year U.S. Army veteran serving two years in Iraq, Ben Peterson experienced the trauma of war. Peterson shares his story  of founding the nonprofit organization Engage Your Destiny, which has a mission to build spiritual resilience in the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

Jul 20
Jennifer Hand on saying yes to God

Executive Director of Coming Alive Ministries and author Jennifer Hand wants you to be able to say to God, “My yes is on the table.” Not halfheartedly. Not half the time. Not halfway there. Jenn wants you to go all in with God—because God is all in for you. Jennifer's book is "My Yes Is on the Table."

Jul 19
Matthew Maher on the sovereignty of God

Former professional soccer player and pastor, Matthew Maher, talks about the sovereignty of God and the mystery of how free will and God's sovereignty interconnect. He shares examples from his own story, the story of Joseph and the story of Esther.

Jul 18
Intercessors Insights – praying powerful prayers

When you feel discouraged, there is still hope. Intercessor prayer warriors Rosey, Shannon, and Bonnie share encouragement and practical help for upgrading your prayer life. They also pray for listener prayer requests.  *Originally aired January 19, 2022*

Jul 15
John Burke on finding hope in the promises of Heaven

Our eternal home after our earthly bodies die is in Heaven. But what will it be like? Author John Burke shares commonalities from over 1000 near-death experiences that reveal what Heaven might be like, from his book, “Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God’s Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You.”  *Originally aired August 4, 2021*

Jul 14
Tessa Afshar on accepting God’s invitation

Do you wish you could start over in some area of your life? Maybe your faith feels stale. God has a vision for your life, and invites you to new things. Author Tessa Afshar shares hope and inspiration from her Bible study, “The Way Home: God’s Invitation to New Beginnings.”  *Originally aired April 14, 2021*

Jul 13
Andrew Peterson on the spiritual process of creativity

God is the most creative force in the universe and He creates things of beauty. Musician and author Andrew Peterson shares his experience encountering God through the creative pursuits of writing songs and fantasy novels, like his young adult series “The Wingfeather Saga.” *Originally aired on Middays with Susie Larson on March 25, 2020*

Jul 12
Dr. Michael Rydelnik answers Bible questions

Dr. Michael Rydelnik shares from his book “50 Most Important Bible Questions“. He also answers listeners questions with biblical knowledge and wisdom and with a down to earth approach. He makes big Bible questions accessible. He answers questions about salvation, divorce, baptism, and more. *Originally aired February 3, 2022*

Jul 11
Dr. Tom Blee and John Turnipseed on the power of God to break through

Trauma surgeon Dr. Tom Blee and Community Leader John Turnipseed join Susie to share their stories of how they encountered Jesus and how following Him led to working together to bring transformational change to those caught in cycles of violence and despair. Dr. Blee's book is "How to Save a Surgeon" / John Turnipseed's book is "Bloodline"

Jul 08
Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith on identifying fatigue and finding rest

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares from her book “Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity” She talks about how to identify physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual and sensory fatigue and ways to find rest in each area.

Jul 07
Lisa Harper on God’s kindness

Author and “Back Porch Theology” podcast host Lisa Harper joins Susie to talk about God's kindness. Lisa takes us back to the late night meeting of Jesus and Nicodemus and talks about the love, kindness, and respect Jesus showed Nicodemus. Then Lisa takes a deeper look at Jesus' conversation with the woman at the well.

Jul 06
Robert J. Morgan on the Bible’s influence on America’s founding

Pastor and author Robert J. Morgan shares inspiring stories from his book, “100 Bible Verses That Made America.” Watch the news in America and it can seem like we’ve all but forgotten our biblical roots, but America was founded by people who knew the Scriptures and knew God.

Jul 05