Category: Ministry Story

Trouble in El Carmen

Imagine being jolted awake by a car accident. Only the sound of crunching metal and the smell of hot brakes aren’t far outside of the safety of your home. No, this car accident quickly becomes a home invasion as a driver losses control on… Continue Reading “Trouble in El Carmen”

Christmas Baptisms

The great commission says to go, make disciples and baptize. That is just what the Zabala church in Ecuador is doing! In December Pastors Martha and Rodrigo baptized several new believers in a river near Puerto Quito. Friends, it is an honor to serve Christ… Continue Reading “Christmas Baptisms”

Santa Isabel

One of the ministries we are privileged to participate in is teaching seminary classes to developing Christians and church leaders. Such an opportunity presented itself by way of an invitation from Rev. Jovanny Mendieta and Rev. Jorge Palacios to teach some classes this past… Continue Reading “Santa Isabel”

News From The C.O.P.

We encourage you you to take a moment and meet the new international directors of the Children of Promise sponsorship program. Love, The Downing Family P.S. Thank you for your prayers as Timothy traveled back to Ecuador last night. We are reunited after 15… Continue Reading “News From The C.O.P.”

Children Of Promise Testimony

One of the programs that we work with is called Children of Promise. Here is a testimony from a young man in our sister program to the south. Eduardo is a Peruvian child of Promise. We currently have children in Ecuador waiting for a… Continue Reading “Children Of Promise Testimony”


Eighteen years ago nearly three thousand people died in the Islamic terrorist known as the 9/11 attacks. Please take some time to listen to today’s podcast about the only hope available to our lost and dying world. Love, The Downing Family

Danny And Mayra

First click play on today’s podcast, Then click here to find out more! Love, The Downing Family

Traditions & Eternal Value

Sometimes we are guilty of throwing away tradition in favor of all things new. Other times we elevate our traditions way beyond their value. It can easily seem like some traditions become idols. Can we hold our traditions and still offer something of eternal… Continue Reading “Traditions & Eternal Value”

Ministry Story: Eastern Tennessee Healing!

Listen to what happened in Eastern Tennessee!   Love, The Downing Family Friends we invite you to click here to listen to a cultural insight about Water!

Who Will Fill Your Shoes?

Generations all have defining characteristics. One generation can vary drastically from another. In the church we sometimes struggle with the way the next generation should be engaged.  Today’s podcast invites those who are currently working in the church and wondering who will fill their… Continue Reading “Who Will Fill Your Shoes?”

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