Author Archives: Annie F. Downs

Take That First Courageous Step

Take That First Courageous Step

I didn’t plan to write books. Today’s call to courage? I need to be willing to write about some things I don’t want to share but feel nudged by God to do so. But in 2006, when this whole journey began for me, it looked like eight pages. I had to start somewhere. The day

God Made You on Purpose

The Lord will fulfill His purpose for me; Your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of Your hands. — Psalm 138:8 ESV I like the idea that God only made me once. Like paintings — there’s something special about the first one. My cousin Joe just recently passed away, but

Be Brave

Change Always Happens

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. — James 1:17 NIV Everything you have, from your health to your friendships to a roof over your head to the food in your belly, is a gift from God. And

A brave person’s joy isn’t dependent on circumstances.

When Change Hurts

Note from the Author: Dear friend, This says a lot to me, you being here. It says you are feeling what I sometimes feel — like there is more than this. Your “this” may look different from my “this,” but it’s true all the same. I hope you will take this journal with you for

100 Days to Brave: You Can Be So Brave

You’re invited! We are launching Summer Book Club for the first time ever! We will be reading Annie F. Downs’s awesome new devotional 100 Days to Brave together and would love for you to join us in a journey towards courage, faith, confidence, and a deeper walk with Jesus. What if we were brave? What could happen?

Change Always Happens | Let's All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs

Change Always Happens

Change Always Happens Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. — James 1:17 NIV Everything you have, from your health to your friendships to a roof over your head to the food in your belly, is a gift

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