Downing McDade is originally from Mooresville, North Carolina. He completed all three years of BSSM and has served on the leadership team of Grace Place for eight years total. He has a passion for studying and teaching the Word of God and spends free time playing disc golf and learning about American history. Downing serves on the Preach Day team and is one of the video editors for the Grace Place media department. He loves to see people grow into their full stature in Christ and become passionate, God-focused leaders.