Tag: Downings

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”

Tigrillo: Ecuadorian Green Plantain Mash

Friends, this post was first published in July of 2019. Tigrillo: Ecuadorian Green Plantain Mash   Tigrillo is a wonderful and filling breakfast food! It is often served with chicharron (fried pork belly). Seven out of seven Downings love this delicious breakfast.      … Continue Reading “Tigrillo: Ecuadorian Green Plantain Mash”

Ministry Story: The Ark

Friends, this post was first published in September of 2019. We love walking alongside our brothers and sisters here in Ecuador. We love sharing our mission path with you! Here is a story we want you to hear! With love, The Downings Friends, if… Continue Reading “Ministry Story: The Ark”

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”

Quinoa Soup With Beef

Quinoa soup with beef Serves: 8-10 people. Seven out of seven Downing family members enjoy this delicious soup. Ingredients Instructions First.  Melt the butter over medium heat in soup pot.  Make a flavor base by adding diced onions, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, achiote, cumin… Continue Reading “Quinoa Soup With Beef”

Níspero Chicken

Friends, this post was first published in May of 2020. Níspero Chicken Servings: 2 Preparation: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 6 large ripe Nísperos, peeled with seeds removed 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup orange juice 1/3 cup brown… Continue Reading “Níspero Chicken”

Grown Out Of Love

Hello friends, today we invite you to enjoy a blast from the past. This missionary devotion was first posted October 12, 2018. It was our fourth podcast and was voiced by both Timothy and Esperanza. It seems that we have lived three lifetimes since… Continue Reading “Grown Out Of Love”

Liberation

Missions is not a recruitment project for God’s labor force. It is a liberation project from the heavy burdens and hard yokes of other gods. John Piper The terrible yoke of other gods is evident in this lost and dying world. Some gods have… Continue Reading “Liberation”

The Purpose Of The Church

Missions is not the ‘ministry of choice’ for a few hyperactive Christians in the church. Missions is the purpose of the church. Anonymous Some belevers may think that the calling to missions applies only to a few motivated Christians. The reality is that all… Continue Reading “The Purpose Of The Church”

The Divine Desire

All of history is moving toward one great goal, the white-hot worship of God and His Son among all the peoples of the earth. John Piper The meta narrative of history is the Divine desire to establish a place where God and his creation… Continue Reading “The Divine Desire”

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