Tag: Missionary

QUEDATE EN CASA

Family, friends, churches, Sunday school classes and small groups have been asking how we are doing as we have been quedate en casa (quarantined). Since March we have been lived under several different interactions of COVID-19 lockdown. Today’s podcast will give you an insight… Continue Reading “QUEDATE EN CASA”

Disciple! Presence

The Great Commission of Christ begins with the assurance of His authority and ends with the assurance of His presence. It should be noted that His presence is not simply a comforting thought. His presence carries with it His power and His authority. What… Continue Reading “Disciple! Presence”

Disciple! Educate

The idea of “Teaching” in the Great Commission is an ongoing, never ceasing education and edifying of those being discipled. In Greek, the word teaching is written as a present participle indicating it is a continual activity. The word teaching means both imparting ideas… Continue Reading “Disciple! Educate”

Disciple! Newness of Life

Part of disciple-ing others is helping them connect with Christ’s death and resurrection. This is precisely what happened with Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch in Acts 8:26-40. As Philip was going, he met a man with questions about the Bible. He responded to those… Continue Reading “Disciple! Newness of Life”

Disciple! Imperative

We may only disciple another for Christ on Christ’s terms and by His strategy. The “disciple” stipulation is not an addition to Jesus’ Commission it is the very command itself. The Great Commission does not call us to make converts but to be disciples… Continue Reading “Disciple! Imperative”

Disciple! Engage

“All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded… Continue Reading “Disciple! Engage”

Disciple! Who

Matthew’s account of the Great Commission leaves little room for interpretation. The words are not unclear. In them, we find exactly what Jesus expects from His followers. He gave a specific pedagogy that is timeless and changeless. The words of Christ bind every Christian… Continue Reading “Disciple! Who”

Disciple! Vision Q&A

Friends, here is a Q&A from last week’s class from the Disciple! series. Thank you for all who watched it and for all who submitted questions.

Christmas Devotions: Egypt

After Herod had died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt saying, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child’s life are dead.” ~Angel… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Egypt”

Cultural Insight: History’s Failed Idea

What do Venezuelans think about Socialism? Today’s cultural insight is about a historically bad idea.   With love, The Downings

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