Tag: Missions

Christmas Devotion: Symbols

“For the law possesses a shadow of the good things to come but not the reality itself, and is therefore completely unable, by the same sacrifices offered continually, year after year, to perfect those who come to worship.” Hebrews 10:1 Much of what we… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotion: Symbols”

The Roar of The Waters of Baptism

On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink.Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”… Continue Reading “The Roar of The Waters of Baptism”

Disciple! Going to the ends of the earth

We are sent with a purpose and mission far greater than we ever plan or imagine. Jesus sends us on a mission that echoes his own. But missionary work is not reserved for a few pioneering Christians, Jesus sends all of His followers on… Continue Reading “Disciple! Going to the ends of the earth”

Disciple! Being a missionary

The Great Commission calls each believer into what we commonly call missionary service. Missionary. What do you think of when you hear the word missionary? Missions, primarily, is not about men and women giving their lives away for a moral or humanitarian cause. Rather,… Continue Reading “Disciple! Being a missionary”

Disciple! Where

“All nations” is the field of concern the Great Commission gives to Christians. Remember, the One who gave us this Commission had no budget, building, hymnal, or theology textbook. Simply, by His authority He sent out His original disciples, fully expecting them to conquer… Continue Reading “Disciple! Where”

Disciple! Assurance

Jesus wraps His Missionary enterprise, His disciple-making Commission in the power of His authority. Time and geography have not abated the authority with which Christ sends us into the world. We are to undertake His Commission in the extraordinary power of His authority. Today’s… Continue Reading “Disciple! Assurance”

Disciple! Vision

Everything is online these days, and our Seminary program is no exception. This is the English version of a class we will be offering our students in South America. Vision is the first in the series Disciple! We will post a new class available… Continue Reading “Disciple! Vision”

How To Tell If A Volcano Is Male Or Female

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Hunger

Friends we want you to hear a perspective from Ecuador. We translated this from the writings of Marcelo Valle Guevara. Please allow these words to penetrate your heart. Our hope is that you understand the “Stay home, stay safe” orders from the perspective of… Continue Reading “Hunger”

Plagues, History, and Christians

Friends, in today’s podcast we explore the question: “How should Christians respond to our current pandemic?”     Love, The Downing family  

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