On Wednesday our daughter Maddy began her second year at John Brown University where she is studying Graphic Design. On Monday she moved into her new dorm room with a new roommate. The new roommate is a friend she made last year. Maddy and Mike spent Monday and Tuesday getting her things out of storage […]
Many churches have, what they view as, great excuses for not being involved in global outreach and missions. Our church is too old, too young, too poor, too new, spread too thin, or just not ready. Another common reason churches are not involved in missions is failing to understand that involvement in missions is a […]
On Sunday Mike got on an airplane and left Honduras headed for the U.S. He will not return to Honduras until September 23rd. That is one full month on the road (insert obligatory lyrics to famous 1960s John Denver song here). Here is Mike’s travel schedule: August 23-25 – Arkansas to help Maddy move back […]
Our family loves Honduras. We love the culture and the people. For over seven years we have considered Honduras our home. But, we will never avoid the stare. You know the feeling. Kind of like when you walk out of the bathroom into a crowded room and realize you forgot to pull your pants up. […]
For three months Hondurans have been participating in weekly political protests. Frequent torchlight marches have taken place in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, our town of La Ceiba, and in many of the smaller towns. The thousands of protestors are upset with the government’s handling of an embezzlement scandal. The national Supreme […]
Mike Pettengill: If it is the expansion of God’s kingdom & the increase in God’s glory we seek we can’t be apathetic about missions.
Mike Pettengill: “Timid Christians have a tiny God. Bold Christians have a big God.” - Kevin DeYoung
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "Maddy Returns To College" This week our daughter began her 2nd year at @JohnBrownUniv Please #pray http://t.co/VUBvR4Rl69
Mike Pettengill: If I am unable to comprehend or experience the greatness in God’s plan that demonstrates my limitations, not any limitations in God.