Tag: Mission

Willachina, Tapuykuna, Chimbapurana, Killpichirina, Paktachina (Indigenous Justice)

In Ecuador there are two systems of justice. Indigenous Justice is an ancient practice of restorative justice and it is used in place of Cvil Justice from time to time. Today’s podcast is all about Indigenous Justice.   The Indigenous system is far from…

Throwback To A Cultural Experience In Cost Rica

According to Wikipedia: “Juan Santamaría (August 29, 1831 – April 12, 1856) was a drummer in the Costa Rican army, officially recognized as the national hero of his country. A national holiday in Costa Rica, Juan Santamaría Day, is held every April 11 to commemorate…

Episode 13: 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…

Episode 11: 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…

Going Down to The River

This week we had the privilege of visiting with our Brothers and Sisters in Tonsupa. There are two works of the Church of God near Tonsupa. One is the Church whose building was destroyed during a very large earthquake in 2016. We had the…

Welcome To The Jungle

This week we had the honor of visiting with our brothers and sisters in the Sucumbios Province. The Sucumbios Province is located in the Oriente and borders both Colombia and Peru. It is a jungle Province.  We were delighted to be able to visit…

The Commands of Christ Seven

We are wrapping up our missionary training this week at the h.e.a.r.t. village in Lake Wales, Florida. We will update you as soon as we can but in the meantime please enjoy the seventh session in the series The Commands of Christ. What does…

Anywhere, Anytime, Anything

I am willing to go anywhere, at anytime, to do anything for Jesus.  -Luther Wishard These words flowed from the lips of Luther Wishard in 1878 as he gave himself over to the mission of Christ.  As he leaned up against the Haystack Prayer…

Five Easy Ways to Support in a Way Your Missionary Will Love

It is good to have an advocate!  A friendly face in the room, a supporter can make a huge difference in the way a message is received by a crowd.  In eternal terms you and I can stand before God in his throne room…

Where in The World is Timothy Downing II?

One of the greatest pleasures of parenthood is to see your children launch. As time passes they launch in increasingly significant ways. A few years ago our eldest son Timothy was privileged to tag along with his dad on a teaching trip to Ecuador….

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