Category: Cultural Insight

Pan de Yuca

Friends, this post was first published in September of 2019. Pan de yuca or cheese bread (this recipe is taken from a forthcoming cookbook from Our Mission Path) Produces 20-25 small yuca breads Some food is attached to good memories.  This was a favorite… Continue Reading “Pan de Yuca”

Cultural Insight: Cooking on Volcanic Rock

Friends, this post was first published in April of 2019. In today’s cultural insight podcast we explore the Ecuadorian tradition of cooking on volcanic rock. With much love, The Downings

La Reina Del El Quinche

Friends, this post was first published in May of 2019. Why does Ecuador need missionaries? This legend of La Reina Del El Quinche will give you some insight into the matter! With love, The Downings

Cultural Insight: Rumicucho

Friends, this post was first published in February of 2019. With much love, The Downings

Cultural Insight: Assumptions

Now that you have in your mind what the photo above means listen to the podcast below to see if you are right. Friends, this cultural insight was first published in March of 2019. With much love, The Downings If you liked this podcast… Continue Reading “Cultural Insight: Assumptions”

Water

Friends, this post was first published in July of 2019. The wellspring of the Gospel is powerful and freely flows into every culture. As you will find out on this episode of our mission path podcast living water speaks profoundly to the hearts of… Continue Reading “Water”

Blood Sport

Sometimes cultural differences are uncomfortable. Today we discuss a common blood sport in Ecuador. (This is a throwback podcast. It was originally published in June 2019.) Love, The Downings

Syncretism

What do the Inca, the Conquistadores, the cult of Pachamama and Mariolatry have in common? Find out by listening to today’s Cultural Insight podcast. Rumicucho is one of the “high places” the Conquistadors destroyed. with much love, the Downings What is the church? Click here… Continue Reading “Syncretism”

Time

Is it odd that people who live with Eternity in mind care so much about time? Today’s cultural insight explores the Ecuadorian concept of time. Love, The Downings To learn about hot and cold cultures click here!

Cultural Insight: Bull Taunt

In many cultures bull fighting is popular. Here is our cultural insight about this event in Ecuador. With Love, The Downings

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