Episode 476: Allen Arnold on What Jesus Was Doing in Eden, and Preparing for Sabbath

The team here at That Sounds Fun is getting ready to take a couple weeks off work to rest and recharge. As we were thinking through the right person to help lead us into our Summer Sabbath, I knew Allen Arnold was the exact right person for this episode. As a part of the Wild at Heart team, Allen helps create content that leads us toward God’s heart for rest, creativity, and reset. Allen’s newest book The Eden Option blew me away. I think you’re really going to love this conversation as we all consider ways to incorporate more rest into our lives, whether that’s through time off this summer, a Sabbath each week, or a longer sabbatical in your year.

Check out this New York Times article on Sabbath that I was honored to be a part of!

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Allen Arnold

Conversation Links:

Wild at Heart Podcast

John Eldredge

Wild at Heart Revised and Updated: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul

John 10:27

John 1:1

Colossians 1:16-17 

Genesis 32:22-31

Daniel 3:16-28


Summer Lovin Spotify Playlist

Mark 6:47-51

Mad Men

Esther 4:14

C.S. Lewis

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