The big market in town is named mercado grande, which translates to, well, big market. There is definitely truth in advertising. The big market is large and sprawling and confusing and busy and hectic and awesome and inexpensive. You can purchase just about everything at the market, if you can find it. The big market […]
The people of the world are changing and with it the Western Christian landscape is fluctuating. Church attendance, tithing and missions participation are declining in much of the American evangelical church. Reformed and Bible-believing Christian ministries are declining less dramatically and are seeing increased involvement in some areas. Missions, God’s mandate to reach the nations, […]
Weekly we have been attending different churches on Sunday. For the first couple of months our visits were under the tutelage of our beloved teammates, the Carters. They are on a short furlough, so we have been coordinating our own visits to the churches of friends or colleagues or just dropping in on neighborhood congregations. […]
Many people have asked us to explain where we live. Are there elephants in the front yard? Are there Hollywood starlets walking around looking for babies to adopt? Here is our best summary of our adopted home. You can click on the pictures to make them larger. Equatorial Guinea has about 800,000 citizens. The largest […]
The body of Christ must continue to reevaluate itself and adjust its actions as needed. When the church has fallen out of accord with Scripture and the will of Christ it must change course so as to better bring glory to God. The purpose of man is to glorify God (Psa 86, Isa 60:21 Rom […]
Mike Pettengill: RT @Advent_2016: The truth of the gospel would be absurd if not for the fact that it is glorious and perfect and true.
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "The Big Market" Shopping with the locals in #Africa. https://t.co/zIs4q9NLEW
Mike Pettengill: In order to disciple new believers we must first go, in order to go we must first be obedient.
Mike Pettengill: “Whenever a Church keeps back Christ crucified, or puts anything in that place, from that moment a Church ceases to be useful.” - J.C. Ryle