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Live in Love with Lauren Akins

Live in Love with Lauren Akins

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In this 8 episode podcast, to celebrate the one-year anniversary and paperback launch of the NYT bestselling book Live in Love, Lauren Akins sits down with podcast host Annie F. Downs and has meaningful conversations with multiple guests around the most loved topics in the book. Hear never-before released stories that fans of the book will love and retellings of some of Lauren’s best memories that will introduce new fans to this beautiful memoir.
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Episode 16: Live in Love in Story with Lauren Akins
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's final episode of Season Two, Lauren and Annie talk about what it's like to live in love in story. If you are seeking help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255. We need you here. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html    Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live.
55:09
November 23, 2021
Episode 15: Live in Love in Health with Lee Bell
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her friend and nutritionist, Lee to talk about what it's like to live in love in health. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html    Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping!
59:26
November 16, 2021
Episode 14: Live in Love in Relationship with Lisa and Steve Gregory
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, we celebrate Lauren's birthday! She sits down with her parents, Steve and Lisa to talk about what it's like to live in love in relationship. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping! Modern Fertility: Get $20 off your fertility test when you go to ModernFertility.com/liveinlove.
01:00:02
November 09, 2021
Episode 13: Live in Love in Loss with Mattie Selecman
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her friend, Mattie to talk about what it's like to live in love in loss. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping! Modern Fertility: Your Prenatal Multi subscription gets you 60 capsules per month for $30 — but, right now, our listeners can get 30% off their starter kit, including one month of capsules and a free glass storage jar, at modernfertility.com/LIVEINLOVE30.
01:01:22
November 02, 2021
Episode 12: Live in Love in Friendship with Lindsey Marlin
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her best friend since childhood, Lindsey to talk about what it's like to live in love in friendship. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Quip: If you go to GETQUIP.com/LIVEINLOVE right now, you’ll get your first refill FREE. Modern Fertility: Get $20 off your fertility test when you go to ModernFertility.com/liveinlove.
52:21
October 26, 2021
Episode 11: Live in Love in Extended Family with Paige Lankford
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her mother-in-law, Paige to talk about what it's like to live in love in extended family. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping! Modern Fertility: Your Prenatal Multi subscription gets you 60 capsules per month for $30 — but, right now, our listeners can get 30% off their starter kit, including one month of capsules and a free glass storage jar, at modernfertility.com/LIVEINLOVE30.
50:55
October 19, 2021
Episode 10: Live in Love in Commitment with Thomas Rhett
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. Today is Lauren and Thomas Rhett's anniversary! To celebrate, Lauren again sits down with her husband, Thomas Rhett to talk about what it's like to live in love in commitment. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping! Modern Fertility: Get $20 off your fertility test when you go to ModernFertility.com/liveinlove.
55:08
October 12, 2021
Episode 9: Live in Love in College with Adeline, Amber, & Dee
Welcome to Season Two of the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She continues to share hew things with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's first episode of the new season, Lauren sits down with her college girlfriends to talk about what it's like to live in love in college. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: CRU: For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to 5 hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my book, Live in Love. Simply text LIVE to 71326 to help today or visit give.cru.org/Live. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh: Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning. Just go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping! Modern Fertility: Your Prenatal Multi subscription gets you 60 capsules per month for $30 — but, right now, our listeners can get 30% off their starter kit, including one month of capsules and a free glass storage jar, at modernfertility.com/LIVEINLOVE30.
52:14
October 05, 2021
Episode 8: Live in Love Today with Lauren Akins
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down for a solo episode with Annie F. Downs to talk about what it's like to live in love today. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: Cru - For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. As a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of Lauren's new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Glorify App - As a Live in Love listener, you can download the Glorify app from your app store, create an account and enter code LIVEINLOVE in the profile section for a special limited-time promotion of 50% off unlimited access to Glorify’s premium content designed to help you get into good worship habits and grow closer to God. That’s promo code LIVEINLOVE to get 50% off unlimited access to Glorify’s premium content when you download the Glorify App today. Hello Fresh - Now you too can enjoy more time with the family and less time planning: go to hellofresh.com/liveinlove14 and use the promo code LIVEINLOVE14 for 14 free meals including free shipping. Make sure you tag us in your socials when you get your meal kit and show your support for the show.
49:53
June 29, 2021
Episode 7: Live in Love in Motherhood with April Tomlin and Mackenzie Wright
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her friend, April Tomlin and nanny, Mackenzie Wright to talk about what it's like to live in love in motherhood. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: Cru - For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. As a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of Lauren's new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Modern Fertility - Get $20 off your fertility test when you go to ModernFertility.com/liveinlove. Function of Beauty - Go to FunctionOfBeauty.com/liveinlove to take the quiz and get 20% off your order.
58:05
June 22, 2021
Episode 6: Live in Love in Purpose with Lauren Tomlin
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her friend, Lauren Tomlin to talk about what it's like to live in love in purpose. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: Cru - For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. As a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of Lauren's new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Glorify App - You can download the Glorify app from your app store, create an account and enter code LIVEINLOVE in the profile section for a special limited-time promotion of 50% off unlimited access to Glorify’s premium content designed to help you get into good worship habits and grow closer to God! That’s promo code LIVEINLOVE to get 50% off unlimited access to Glorify’s premium content when you download the Glorify App today.
57:16
June 15, 2021
Episode 5: Live in Love in Marriage with Thomas Rhett
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her husband, Thomas Rhett to talk about what it's like to live in love in marriage. Thanks to our sponsors in this episode: Cru - For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. As a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of Lauren's new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html Hello Fresh - Get 12 free meals and free shipping by going to hellofresh.com/liveinlove12 and using the promo code LIVEINLOVE12. America's #1 meal kit!
01:00:20
June 08, 2021
Episode 4: Live in Love in Support with Beth Barcus
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her counselor, Beth Barcus to talk about what it's like to live in love in support. This episode is sponsored by CRU. For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Imagine just how much this gift could change someone’s life! So text LOVE to 71326, that’s L-O-V-E to 71326 to help now or visit give.cru.org/Love. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html This episode is also sponsored by Function of Beauty. Go to FunctionOfBeauty.com/liveinlove to take the quiz and get 20% off your order.
52:36
June 01, 2021
Episode 3: Live in Love in Community with Grace Hackett
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with one of her best friends, Grace Hackett to talk about what it's like to live in love in community. This episode is sponsored by CRU. For only $21 a month, you can provide three people with Bibles each and every month. When you sign up to provide 3 Bibles with a monthly gift of $21, as a thank you, Cru will provide meals to five hungry families through their humanitarian aid ministry AND you’ll receive a copy of my new book, Live in Love. Simply text LOVE to 71326 to help today. Imagine just how much this gift could change someone’s life! So text LOVE to 71326, that’s L-O-V-E to 71326 to help now or visit give.cru.org/Love. Message and data rates may apply. Cru’s Terms of Use – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/terms-of-use.html Cru’s Privacy Policy – https://www.cru.org/us/en/about/privacy.html This episode is also sponsored by Modern Fertility. Get $20 off your fertility test when you go to ModernFertility.com/liveinlove.
52:30
May 25, 2021
Episode 2: Live in Love in Family with Steve Gregory & Macy Page
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her dad Steve and sister Macy to talk about what it's like to live in love in family. This episode is sponsored by ABLE. Use the code LAUREN20 for 20% off, and you can find all of Lauren's favorite bags, shoes, clothes and more at livefashionable.com/lauren.
58:13
May 18, 2021
Episode 1: Live in Love in Adoption with Suzanne Mayernick & Lisa Gregory
Welcome to the Live in Love Podcast! Each week Lauren sits down with friends and family to talk about all the different areas of her life where she gets to live in love. She shares behind the scenes things to share with you that you may not know even if you have read her book Live in Love. Co-hosted by Annie F. Downs. If you haven't gotten your copy of Lauren's beautiful book, Live in Love, the paperback edition is new and you can pick one up at your favorite local bookstore or at laurenakins.com. On today's episode, Lauren sits down with her mom Lisa and one of her best friends and mentors, Suzanne Mayernick, to talk about what it's like to live in love in adoption. This episode is sponsored by Thistle Farms. Use the code liveinlove for 15% off at ThistleFarms.org
51:28
May 11, 2021
Welcome to Live in Love with Lauren Akins
Welcome to Live in Love with Lauren Akins. In this 8 episode podcast, to celebrate the one-year anniversary and paperback launch of the NYT bestselling book Live in Love, Lauren Akins sits down with podcast host Annie F. Downs and has meaningful conversations with multiple guests around the most loved topics in the book. Hear never-before released stories that fans of the book will love and retellings of some of Lauren’s best memories that will introduce new fans to this beautiful memoir.
03:29
April 30, 2021