Episode 406: Matthew West on Going Through the Fire as God Stays with Us

Our good friend, Matthew West is in the studio today to share about his new book The God Who Stays. Of course we HAD to talk about Matthew headlining the Ryman and winning at the K-Love Fan Awards. This is your fair warning – the story of Matthew and Lulu at camp mayyy result in LOTS OF TEARS! Ugh! What a great conversation!

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NYTimes bestselling Christian author, speaker, and host of the That Sounds Fun Podcast, Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, entertainers not to miss, and interviews with friends.

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Matthew West

Conversation Links

Resteration Hardware

The Ryman Auditorium

That Sounds Fun

Before You Ask Her

Carly Pearce

Truth Be Told

Kenny Chesney

Fox Theatre in Atlanta

The Grand Ole Opry

Little Jimmy Dickens

Red Rocks Ampitheatre


Nate Bargatze

Field of Dreams

TSF EnneaSummer Spotify Playlist


Psalms 66:12 

Jeremiah 29:11

Unanswered Prayers (Garth Brooks)

Shania Twain

Women of Joy

The Matthew West Podcast

An Evening at the Story House

That Sounds Fun Network

K-Love Fan Awards

Susan Lucci

Bill Gaither

Ricky Skaggs



Rain Man

Forrest Gump

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