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He Is No Fool…

He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose Jim Elliot, missionary who lost his life in the late 1950’s trying to reach the Waorani people of Ecuador These words have inspired generations of believers.… Continue Reading “He Is No Fool…”


I Want A Principle Within

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with which you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4:30

River of Babylon

By the rivers of Babylon—     there we sat down and there we wept     when we remembered Zion. On the willows there     we hung up our harps. For there our captors     asked us for songs, and our tormentors asked for mirth, saying,     “Sing us one of… Continue Reading “River of Babylon”

Redeemed Through the Blood

…The one who loves us and has set us free from our sins at the cost of his own blood… Revelation 1:5

Disciple! Assurance Q&A

Friends, this Q&A was first published in August of 2020 during the weekly Disciple! teaching series. Friends, here is the belated Q&A post over the lesson Disciple! Assurance. Sorry for the delay. We had some bandwidth problems in Ecuador. (Perhaps our internet caught Covid-19)

For I know the Plans…

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts: Because you have not obeyed my words, behold, I will send for… Continue Reading “For I know the Plans…”

Batido de Frutos Rojos

Batidos are fruit based milkshakes and are perfect to beat the heat of summer. Of course if you happen to live on the equator like we do batidos are perfect to beat the everyday heat! Seven out of seven Downings highly recommend this wonderful… Continue Reading “Batido de Frutos Rojos”

Theology Thursday: Best Practices

Friends, how should we approach theology? What are the best practices as we form our theological thoughts? Today’s podcast addresses this and more.

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