I should have known better. I’m not a newbie at this. Last week a friend offered to get me some fresh butchered chickens at the market since we’d just got back in town. I’d never been to the market here in town and plus I knew I’d get the more expensive price anyway. The chicken […]
About 2 months ago I finally broke down and bought a pack of safety pins. That’s how I knew we’d been back in the States a long time. We’d been here long enough to have clothes to adjust, splinters to remove, and stuff to attach to other things. We’d had enough times where we really […]
So I was looking back on my phone for some pictures and realized that I’ve hardly taken any photos for the past month or so as we’ve been getting ready for Taliabo. As random as these photos are, that’s exactly how fragmented our brains feel right now. These photos don’t include water shortages, food poisoning, […]
We are the Downings– Payton, Grace, Finn, and Evelyn. Payton’s originally from Central California, Grace is from Michigan. 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.
Right now, we are in language study, ...