Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 57:5

“Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!” – Psalm 57:5 This lament of David represents his heart as he is hiding in the cave from Saul. This verse is identical Psalm 108:5. Our Lord is already exalted, and the author prays his magnificence is recognized. With this, […]

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“Spectacular Sins” By John Piper In Fang

You may remember before we left Equatorial Guinea we were helping to advance an audio translation of the book Spectacular Sins by John Piper. The book was being translated into the native Fang language and was being done in conjunction with The Gospel Coalition. We are thrilled to let you know the project has been […]

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A Missionary’s Independence Day In The U.S.

This week the Pettengill family celebrated American Independence Day on U.S. soil for only the second time in the past eleven years. Our last three Independence Days were celebrated in Belgium, Equatorial Guinea, and Honduras. We are a patriotic family and Independence Day has always been special to us. This year it was just the […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 50:1

“The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.” – Psalm 50:1 This is the first of a dozen psalms in the original Hebrew text to be attributed to Asaph. Here in the first verse of this psalm Yahweh is given three lofty and […]

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Missions At Vacation Bible School

All this week Mike taught a missions section for the vacation Bible school (VBS) for Christ Presbyterian Church (CPC) of Temecula. The VBS had over 40 kids broken into four age groups and it occurred each morning Monday through Friday. It included 2-year-olds to sixth grade. Mike created five original missions presentations and presented each […]

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