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That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs

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Rank #5 in Christianity category

Comedy
Religion & Spirituality
Society & Culture
Christianity
Personal Journals
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Christian author and speaker Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, restaurants, travel stories, musicians not to miss, interviews with friends. Pretty much, if it sounds fun to Annie, you're gonna hear about it.

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Christian author and speaker Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, restaurants, travel stories, musicians not to miss, interviews with friends. Pretty much, if it sounds fun to Annie, you're gonna hear about it.

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Your Amazing

By Tori.xp - Sep 13 2019
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Annie I have been listening to your podcast for months now and love everything about them. Your so genuine, caring and kind. You love people and it shows. Thank you for always pointing us to God. I have learned so much about other people I would have never listened to and I feel so inspired and like I learn more about God with every episode. Thank you for being you !!!!

Word of the Year: Episode 3

By hacker_hale - Sep 13 2019
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I’ve recently discovered this podcast, and I was thrilled that one of my favorite authors was the first guest! The word of the year stuck out to me, and I loved how Sarah mentioned how it helps her to be more intentional about her time in the Word, something I struggle with. Can’t wait to listen to more!

iTunes Ratings

5004 Ratings
Average Ratings
4727
154
52
37
34

Your Amazing

By Tori.xp - Sep 13 2019
Read more
Annie I have been listening to your podcast for months now and love everything about them. Your so genuine, caring and kind. You love people and it shows. Thank you for always pointing us to God. I have learned so much about other people I would have never listened to and I feel so inspired and like I learn more about God with every episode. Thank you for being you !!!!

Word of the Year: Episode 3

By hacker_hale - Sep 13 2019
Read more
I’ve recently discovered this podcast, and I was thrilled that one of my favorite authors was the first guest! The word of the year stuck out to me, and I loved how Sarah mentioned how it helps her to be more intentional about her time in the Word, something I struggle with. Can’t wait to listen to more!
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That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs

Updated 5 days ago

Rank #5 in Christianity category

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Christian author and speaker Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, restaurants, travel stories, musicians not to miss, interviews with friends. Pretty much, if it sounds fun to Annie, you're gonna hear about it.

Rank #1: Episode 53: Beth McCord + the Enneagram

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If there is one tool that has helped me grow and flourish and better understand my friends as well as myself, it is the enneagram. I talk about it a lot on here (as you know), so today I invited my friend Beth McCord, an amazing enneagram coach, to come and lay out the basics for us of why we should learn about the enneagram, how to sort out your type, and a very short description of each number. 

This is your enneagram primer. :) More to come in future episodes!

(Beth has a ton of amazing enneagram resources on her website- be sure to check it out!) 

http://yourenneagramcoach.com

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Sep 21 2017
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 63: John Crist

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I'm still not totally sure how to put words around this conversation. It was just so so good. And fun (of course). Comedian John Crist and I, as you will hear, have been sharing event posters for years, but this is our first opportunity to be friends. But when you guys request a guest OVER AND OVER, I do my best to get them on the show!

I knew John would be funny, we all knew he'd be funny, but I had no idea how profound and honest and kind he would be. What a good dude... he may be restoring my faith in male enneagram 3s. :) If you weren't a fan of John before, you will be now. Make sure you follow him on social media, head to his shows when he's in your town, and buy up all his swag. :)

http://johncristcomedy.com

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Thanks to our friends at ThirdLove for sponsoring this episode!

Head to thirdlove.com/soundsfun for 15% off your first order!

Feb 15 2018
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 42: Sadie Robertson

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Sadie Robertson reminds me of the best parts of summer- fun and bright and just plain warm to be around. You've probably seen her grow up on television, like I did, and the young woman she has become is pretty remarkable. You're going to love her and you're going to love her heart for the generation of women coming behind her. 

http://liveoriginal.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Jun 15 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 82: Christine Caine

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Christine Caine is one of my favorite voices. She's an incredible preacher, a strong activist against slavery, and just one of a kind. The thing about Chris is she is SO FULLY CHRIS and SO FULLY given over to the work of the Gospel and the love of Christ. It's awesome to watch and massively inspiring. Her new book, Unexpected, just released and it's the power punch you've been waiting to read. This conversation is fun and challenging and convicting and grace-filled. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

http://christinecaine.com/

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Thanks to our friends at Prep Dish for sponsoring this episode!

Head to prepdish.com/annie for a 2-week free trial!

Jun 14 2018
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 98: Samantha Ponder

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HAPPY SEPTEMBER, FRIENDS!

And there is no better way to kick off the fall than talking football with one of the coolest women we know. Samantha Ponder is one of the most respected women in sports broadcasting and definitely one the most recognized faces in football. But to me, she's also an amazing Jesus-loving woman who is one of my favorite instagram follows FOR SURE. Y'all are just gonna adore her.

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By the way! My new book Remember God is available for pre-order and the first 5000 friends who pre-order the book will get the audiobook (read by me) for free weeks before the book comes out! All the details are on http://anniefdowns.com

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#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Sep 06 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 158: Lauren Daigle

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Y'all just buckle up. Lauren Daigle is here with stories and preaching and heart and SINGING and she is kinder to us than we deserve. Her writing and her music have changed so many of our lives, today's in depth convo behind the words and music will do the same, I think. Her latest album Look Up Child is an absolute smash and she's headed out on a world tour, playing in some of the coolest arenas and venues.

Make sure you check out her new video for Rescue! It's unreal.

And if you get a chance today, maybe remind Lauren via social media how much her music, her life, and this conversation meant to you. Let's flood her with reminders that her work matters.

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http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Aug 08 2019
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #7: EnneaSummer2019: Nines

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I won't say we saved the best for last because this whole series has been extraordinary because each set of guests has been extraordinary. But Sonnie and Jason, our enneagram 9 friends, have finished this EnneaSummer2019 so well. I've long loved nines, but this invitation into their minds and hearts brought (many) tears to my eyes. 

Oh enneagram 9 friends, thank y'all for how selflessly you live and love. You think of the rest of us so much. Thank you thank you thank you. May God remind you how much your presence matters in our lives- not for what you do, but for who you are.

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Q&A EPISODE COMING SOON!

Have a question you want answered by an enneagram expert (not me!)? Email us! podcast@anniefdowns.com

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Music from Ryan O'Neal : 

http://www.sleepingatlast.com

Expert words from Beth McCord :

http://yourenneagramcoach.com

Our hashtags :

#EnneaSummer2019

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

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http://anniefdowns.com

Jun 27 2019
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 27: Ellie Holcomb

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You hear her beautiful singing voice on every single episode. Now you get to hear her beautiful talking voice too as Ellie Holcomb and I sit down to discuss all sorts of things, including her new (and incredible) album Red Sea Road.

We laughed. We cried. We told you the truth. I think you're gonna love this one.

http://anniefdowns.com

http://ellieholcomb.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast 

Mar 02 2017
47 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 162: Priscilla Shirer

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Such an honor to have Priscilla Shirer on the podcast today from her home in Texas! I loved getting to talk with her- to hear her thoughts on boundaries, raising the next generation, helping all people feel safe in our churches, and just plain catching up! 

She is in the new movie Overcomer and her new book Radiant just released! Check them both out and make sure you hear Priscilla teach soon- she's absolutely amazing.

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http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Aug 26 2019
56 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 126: Lysa TerKeurst

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Gracious I love Lysa TerKeurst. What an honor and a joy to have her on the podcast. If you haven't heard her speak live, GO DO IT. If you haven't read her books yet, WHY NOT. If you haven't heard a conversation with her recorded with you in mind, you're welcome. :) Make sure you grab a copy of her new book It's Not Supposed To Be This Way. It is so moving and inspiring and I'm sure you will connect with it in your own way, just like I did.

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http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Mar 18 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #11: 2018 Christmas Party Episode 5: HALLMARK + Candace Cameron Bure

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Epic may be the right word for this particular episode- in length as well as in content. :) Y'all know I love a Hallmark Christmas movie and talking about the 2018 offerings was bound to happen.

This show comes to you in four parts.

Part 1. My gals Jami and Jenn are back to tell you their thoughts on the new movies for 2018.

Part 2. Candace Cameron Bure joins us to talk about her new movie A Shoe Addict's Christmas, getting out of the Christian bubble, and the enneagram (and I PROMISE she brought it up not me!). 

Part 3. My buddy Drew tells us his thoughts on the ONE Hallmark Christmas movie he's watched from start to finish, Let It Snow.

Part 4. Jami and Jenn are back to complete a Hallmark Christmas mad-lib. :) 

It's a doozie, but that's what Christmas parties so fun- sometimes you get into the party and you planned to leave after an hour but you're having such a good time you're still there an hour and a half later! hahahaha! I love this episode. Hope you will too.

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http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Dec 10 2018
1 hour 36 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 71: Bob Goff

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I've never met anyone like Bob Goff. He makes you feel like the most important person in the room, even if you aren't. He listens like what you are saying really matters, even if it doesn't. :) He's really good at friendship and a really wise voice for us all. His new book Everybody, Always is challenging and important and everything you love about Bob- funny, whimsical, a little crazy, kind. This conversation, hopefully, is all those things as well. 

http://bobgoff.com

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Thanks to our friends at Prep Dish for sponsoring this episode!

Head to prepdish.com/annie for a 2-week free trial!

Apr 12 2018
45 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 91: Steffany Gretzinger

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YOU GUYS. Okay so I already loved her music I had no idea I WOULD FALL ALL THE WAY IN LOVE with Steffany Gretzinger. Like, immediate need to know her and be her friend forever kind of love. Her music and her worship leading have meant so much to me in the last few years, but gracious her wisdom and humor! I didn't know BUT NOW WE KNOW. If you haven't listened to her album Blackout, please do. Like soon and very soon. Hope you love this one!

https://bethelmusic.com/artists/steffany-gretzinger/

Join us August 2nd!! --> https://www.redjett.com

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Thanks to our friends at Prep Dish for sponsoring this episode!

Head to prepdish.com/annie for a 2-week free trial!

Jul 26 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 25: Rebekah Lyons

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Rebekah Lyons is just one of those women that you want on your team. She's fun, she's honest, she loves God and loves her friends and gosh I could just go on and on. (And I kinda do in this podcast.) I'm so thankful that Rebekah and I got to sit down and talk about life and her kids (whom I adore) and her new book "You Are Free." 

I've read it a lot. Trust me. You'll love this book. And you'll love this gal. And you'll love this podcast. (Valentine's week, y'all. So. We're still talking about love over here.) :)

http://youarefreebook.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast 

Feb 16 2017
49 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 8: Shauna Niequist

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Annie chats with author Shauna Niequist about her new book Savor as well as many other important things like the best dessert in Chicago.

https://www.shaunaniequist.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast

Apr 14 2015
38 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 112: Tim Tebow + Max Lucado

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Here's a great way to start your week, friends! Two great men on the podcast today.

We'll kick off with Tim Tebow, who most of you know as a football player, man of faith, author, commentator, and also baseball player! THIS GUY. His new book This is the Day just released and I loved chatting with him about it!

Also on the show today is Max Lucado, bestselling author and pastor from San Antonio, Texas. His new book Unshakable Hope is an excellent resource right now for many of us who are looking for God's promises.

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Our new background song is Precipice by Creekmore, written as a companion piece to Remember God

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Remember God is out! Make sure you've grabbed a copy for yourself and maybe some for your friends!

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#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Oct 29 2018
57 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 11: Angie Smith

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For launch week of the Looking For Lovely Bible studies, Annie and Angie Smith sit down and talk all about what it is like to write Bible studies and about forty-five other random topics... including our million dollar twix bar idea.

http://lifeway.com/lookingforlovely

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast

May 05 2016
43 mins
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Rank #18: 2017 Christmas Party Episode 5: Gifts For Your Enneagram Type with Seth Abram

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Y'all know I have so much love for the enneagram. So you KNOW I'm talking about it at every Christmas party I'm going to in real life, so obviously we needed to talk about at THIS party too.

My friend Seth Abram is one of the smartest dudes I know, and he's particularly put a lot of time in the last few years into the study of the enneagram. HIS KNOWLEDGE GOES DEEEP, Y'ALL. So I asked him to come on the show and help us sort out Christmas gifts for our friends based on their enneagram number.

Get ready, whether you know a little or a lot, this episode is going to blow your mind a bit. It's awesome.

https://twitter.com/sethabrammusic

https://www.instagram.com/sethabram/

(Remember he wants to answer your questions! Don't be shy!)

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Dec 14 2017
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #19: Episode 93: Aaron Niequist

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The calmness of Aaron's voice is going to be what makes the truth bombs fall much lighter into your heart. :) I am such a fan of this guy- as a writer, friend, worship leader, experience creator, and family man. His new book, The Eternal Current, puts down on paper the way that Aaron has lived and led us for so long. I think you are going to love this conversation and this book. 

https://www.aaronniequist.com

http://100daystobrave.com

http://anniefdowns.com

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

Aug 02 2018
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #20: EnneaSummer2019: Eights

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Strong hearts and soft hearts. That's what you are going to experience today in our Enneagram 8 episode. Patrick and Annie let us in to a deeper understanding of what it is like to challenge, to battle, to walk with justice at the front of your mind. I am so thankful for these two friends and what they offer to those that they love- protection, truth, vulnerability, loyalty.

Enneagram 8s, thank you for being strong when it isn't always easy. Thank you for leading and serving, often at the same time. Here's to all the ways you care for the rest of us and all the ways we can care for you.

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Music from Ryan O'Neal : 

http://www.sleepingatlast.com

Expert words from Beth McCord :

http://yourenneagramcoach.com

Our hashtags :

#EnneaSummer2019

#thatsoundsfunpodcast ... join in the conversation wherever hashtags are welcome. :) 

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http://anniefdowns.com

Jun 24 2019
1 hour 11 mins
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