Rick Downs has been a minister in the PCA for nearly 40 years. He and T were married at the outset of his internship in 1979. After two years in Boca
Raton, they lived in Winston-Salem, NC, and Cambridge, MA for stints of nearly 20 years each. Rick served briefly with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship at Wake Forest and then on the staff of Redeemer Presbyterian and Christ the King Presbyterian churches. Rick was raised in South Florida where most of his family still lives. T was raised in Orangeburg, SC, and is delighted to be living close to family there. They have six grown children and three wonderful grandchildren. Rick graduated from Florida State University, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Grace Theological Seminary. T graduated from Duke but attended only one basketball game during her four years there.