Tag: Downing

Empanadas De Viento

Empanadas de viento (fried cheese empanada) Empanadas de viento are a special Ecuadorian treat.  Six out of seven Downings consider this the best kind of empanada.  We highly recommend this delicious treat. Ingredients: 25 small empanada discs (you can use homemade empanada dough, see… Continue Reading “Empanadas De Viento”

Consumed

God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life and may I burn for Thee. Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life, but a full one, like You, Lord Jesus. Jim Elliot Would you… Continue Reading “Consumed”

Presence

No one, I am convinced, will follow Jesus very long without tribulation. It is His way of demonstrating His presence. K.P. Yohannan, Revolution in World Missions We hear the words of Christ echo throughout the corridors of history:  “All authority in heaven and on… Continue Reading “Presence”

Smelting

Have Asians rejected Christ? Not really. In most cases they have rejected only the trappings of Western culture that have fastened themselves onto the Gospel. K.P. Yohannan, Revolution in World Missions The work of missionaries is particularly essential to the Church. Not simply becuase… Continue Reading “Smelting”

Sumaj Diosta Cantana Himnario #144 Christ Will Come Again

Some of Church of God congregations sing out of a hymnal that is printed in both Quechua and Spanish. During today’s podcast we reflect on the wonderful words of the 144th Spanish song. Timothy translated the words for your edification. “The angels sing with… Continue Reading “Sumaj Diosta Cantana Himnario #144 Christ Will Come Again”

Where

Every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter. Charles Spurgeon Missionary. What do you think of when you hear the word missionary? Missions, primarily, is not about men and women giving their lives away for a moral or humanitarian cause. Rather, missions are… Continue Reading “Where”

Urgency

It should be clear that all these theologians believe in the same gospel; that the first priority of the church is to take the gospel to all men everywhere; that man’s eternal destiny is involved; and that the task of the church is an… Continue Reading “Urgency”

Wound Transformed

I am ready to burn out for God. I am ready to endure any hardship, if by any means I might save some. The longing of my heart is to make known my glorious Redeemer to those who have never heard. William Burns There… Continue Reading “Wound Transformed”

The Old Campground

We have met today on the old campground,And our hearts, O God, o’erflowWith our songs of joy, and a stream of thanksFor the love Thou dost bestow. Refrain:We will sing, Hallelujah, praise the Lord!Let the joyful music roll!We will strike the happy key,Hallelujah! I… Continue Reading “The Old Campground”

The Work of Mark 16

The lesson is obvious. True missionaries concentrate on doing the work of Mark 16:15 rather than operating social-welfare programs. True missionaries serve the message of Christ, not the institutions of the church. K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World There are two ways that… Continue Reading “The Work of Mark 16”

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