“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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Mike Pettengill: Missions is an obedient servant taking a perfect message about a merciful Savior to a lost people.
Mike Pettengill: “We by no means discharge our duty towards God when we obey him only in appearance.” - John Calvin
Mike Pettengill: The poor, the orphan and the hungry are God’s gift to us so we have someplace to direct the abundant mercy he richly bestowed on us.
Mike Pettengill: “Gifts are abilities God gives us to meet the needs of others in Christ’s name.” - Tim Keller