If this isn’t a picture of God’s goodness, God’s faithfulness, and His work among the nations, I don’t know what is. These are the men and women who just finished a part of the training program here. They represent what God is doing here as well as what He plans to do. They are from […]
Everything is about perspective. If we had arrived and our apartment had been set up with an outdoor sink, I probably would have complained or at least bemoaned going in and out to wash my hands. I’d never considered an indoor sink a luxury, but since our setup had neither, those 3 pink buckets you […]
I probably couldn’t build an actual raft to save my life. Not one that would actually float. But, as the mom of a third culture kid, I need to be able to build rafts quite often, albeit not a sea-worthy vessel, but a mental one. I need to be able to build Finn a mental/emotional […]
We are the Downings, Payton, Grace, and Finn. Payton’s originally from Central California, Grace is from Michigan, and Finn was born over in Asia. As a couple, we’re from Colorado, where we met in 2007. At that time we both already had some interest in missions work, but as we starting dating, God continued to grow that interest in us together. We married in 2009 and started training through Ethnos360 the next year. In 2015 we moved to Asia Pacific.