Category: Downline Institute

In competition for Millennials, Memphis makes strides with an act of faith (Repost from High Ground)

This post was written by Emily Adams Keplinger and originally posted here . Downline Ministries graduated their fifth Emerging Leaders class last month, and their alumni retention is making an impressive mark on the community.  Of the 41 participants in the year-long program, 36 have decided to make Memphis their home after the institute. But they’re not […]

Captured by Genesis

There’s something about the book of Genesis that captures the imagination.     And it’s really no surprise – this book contains the origin of our existence, the expansion of civilization, the rise and fall of empires, stories of romance and heartache, dreams and disasters, gain and loss; Genesis has it all, beautifully stitched together […]

Pray With Us – September 2014

Please join us in praying for the following requests in September: Downline Institute Please pray for the new students embarking on their Downline Institute journey across all 5 Downline campuses – Memphis, Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas, Atlanta and Southwest Georiga Financial Needs Please pray that the necessary support would be raised for the new Downline […]

God’s Anointing in Guatemala

Pepper is currently serving in Guatemala and sent back this answered prayer this week…   God has opened doors for us in the key seminary in all of Latin America! We have dates to return next summer to conduct training in the seminary and in local churches in Guatemala City.   We also recorded a […]

Getting Out of the Way

A little over a month ago, my mom and I had the privilege of joining Downline on a trip to Sierra Leone, a beautiful country in west Africa. For those that are unaware, this country was nearly destroyed 12 years ago by a brutal civil war that lasted 11 years. Nearly every person we met […]

Dependent and in Need

Traveling to Indonesia with Downline was the first time I had been outside of the United States for something other than vacation and I did not know what to expect. Not only that, but I, some kid who took a few Downline classes, was to reteach what I’d learned to several church planters and leaders […]