Tag: Ecuador

Throwback To Our Front Porch In New Carlisle

Children of Promise A Documentary

Friends for today’s Together Tuesday we invite you to watch this documentary about the Child sponsorship program we partner with in Ecuador. The Children of Promise program is changing the lives of children and sponsors world wide! Love, The Downings  

Cultural Insight 6: Church

The Gospel message is the same in every epoch and in every culture. Our Christian experience flows from the Gospel but when our culture is added to the mix the two coalesce into a unique experience that we call church. Although our theological understanding…

Realizations

Most Christians would like to send their recruits to Bible college for five years. I would like to send them to hell for five minutes. That would do more than anything else to prepare them for a lifetime of compassionate ministry. -William Booth There…

Bolon De Verde, Fried Green Plantain Balls

Bolon de verde or fried green plantain balls Yield: For 6-8 people Bolon de verde are green plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese, chorizo or chicharrones and fried until crispy. Ingredients 4 green plantains, peeled and cut in medium sized chunks 4-5 tbs butter or…

Hear!

“Not called!” did you say? “Not heard the call,” I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized…

Throwback To A Wet Hike

Santa Isabel

One of the ministries we are privileged to participate in is teaching seminary classes to developing Christians and church leaders. Such an opportunity presented itself by way of an invitation from Rev. Jovanny Mendieta and Rev. Jorge Palacios to teach some classes this past…

Flexibility Is The Key

Friends here is a quick update and prayer request about the national crisis occurring in Ecuador. On October 3, 2019 protests erupted all over Ecuador due to the government  ending of costly gas subsidies. As of October 8th the protests are still going on…

El Guagua Auca

Folklore and legends are in important part of understanding a culture. Folklore sometimes communicates deep or difficult cultual reality. Listen to the legend of the Baby of Aura a see what you can learn about Ecuadorian culture. The folklore of the crying child is…

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