Downing McDade is from Mooresville, North Carolina. He completed all three years of BSSM and has been volunteering at Grace Place for six years now. He has a passion for studying and teaching the Word of God and spends free time playing disc golf and studying Middle-Earth. Downing oversees Preach Day and is also the chief editor for Grace Place Media. He loves to see people grow into their full stature in Christ and become passionate, God-focused leaders everywhere they go.