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Disciple! Who

Friends, this post was first published in August of 2020. 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… Continue Reading “Disciple! Who”

Disciple! Assurance

Friends, this post was first published in July of 2020. 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… Continue Reading “Disciple! Assurance”

Níspero Chicken

Friends, this post was first published in May of 2020. Níspero Chicken Servings: 2 Preparation: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 6 large ripe Nísperos, peeled with seeds removed 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup orange juice 1/3 cup brown… Continue Reading “Níspero Chicken”

Cultural Insight: Assumptions

Now that you have in your mind what the photo above means listen to the podcast below to see if you are right. Friends, this cultural insight was first published in March of 2019. With much love, The Downings If you liked this podcast… Continue Reading “Cultural Insight: Assumptions”


Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for… Continue Reading “Resurrection”

O Sorrow Deep

O sorrow deep! Who would not weepwith heartfelt pain and sighing!God the Father’s only Son in the tomb is lying. The Paschal Lamb, like Isaac’s ram,in blood was offered for us,pouring out his life that he might to life restore us. Blest shall they be eternallywho ponder in… Continue Reading “O Sorrow Deep”

The Crimson Cross

See the cross, the cross of Jesus, Crimson with His own life’s blood; Thus He died, lest we should perish, Wondrous love! Thou Son of God.  Refrain: He will save you, trembling sinner, Hasten to the crimson cross; Oh, believe Him, He will save… Continue Reading “The Crimson Cross”

Holy Week

Friends, this post is a throwback post which was first published in April of 2019. What do old Roman military funeral rituals and people in purple robes and pointed hats have to do with Easter? Listen to today’s Ministry Story and find out! Click… Continue Reading “Holy Week”

Fanesca (Ecuadorian Easter Soup)

Friends, this post was first published in April of 2019. A while back we spoke about understanding Culture through language (you can listen to that podcast by clicking here). Today we invite you to begin understanding Ecuador through food. Today’s podcast begins a Saturday… Continue Reading “Fanesca (Ecuadorian Easter Soup)”

Who Is The Head Of The Church?

Friends, this post was first published in May of 2019. Who is the head of the Church and why does it matter? Today’s podcast explores these questions. God “hath put all things under his feet, and gave him [Christ] to be the head over… Continue Reading “Who Is The Head Of The Church?”

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