Tag: Downings

Who Is The Founder Of The Church?

Who founded the Church? To answer this question we consider an excerpt from the book THE CHURCH OF GOD, WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT IS NOT by D.S. Warner. We are told that Abraham “looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and… Continue Reading “Who Is The Founder Of The Church?”

Seeds of Revival

God has huge plans for the world today! He is not content to merely establish a handful of struggling churches among each tongue, tribe and nation. Even now He is preparing and empowering His Church to carry the seeds of revival to the uttermost… Continue Reading “Seeds of Revival”

Awake

Many do not recognize the fact as they ought, that Satan has got men fast asleep in sin and that it is his great device to keep them so. He does not care what we do if he can do that. We may sing… Continue Reading “Awake”

Concentric Waves

The primacy of missions is written in large letters across the pages of the whole Bible. All the apostles gave themselves to missions, and only the sword could cut short their path to the uttermost part of the earth. George W. Peters Like concentric… Continue Reading “Concentric Waves”

We have A Hope

Peace

Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” John 20:21 We are sent with a purpose and mission far greater than we ever plan or imagine. Jesus sends us on a mission which echoes his… Continue Reading “Peace”

The Chief End

Missions are the chief end of the Church… the chief end of the ministry ought to be to equip the Church for this. Each congregation is meant to be a training class. Andrew Murray Our missionary effort is simply a reflection of Christ’s incarceration.… Continue Reading “The Chief End”

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”

Ministry Story: No Earthly Pastor

Friends, this post was first published in May of 2019. What do you do if you your church has no pastor? Well if you are in Quevedo you continue in ministry because every Christian is called to follow Christ. For some time now the… Continue Reading “Ministry Story: No Earthly Pastor”

Chifles

Chifles (Fried green banana/plantain chips) Chifles are also known as mariquitas, chicharitas, platanutres, platanitos or plataninas, are thin fried green plantain banana chips.  This is a common snack in Ecuador. Seven out of seven Downings recommend this treat. Ingredients Peanut oil for frying Green… Continue Reading “Chifles”

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