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Furlough Summary

On May 9th we fly to Honduras and bring to a close our 10-month furlough. When a missionary takes furlough it is confusing to many people. Some people have asked if we just lay on the couch for the duration. Others have been disgusted that we don’t lay on the couch at all. Our mission […]

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Leaving Phoenix And Driving Cross Country

We have spent the better part of nine months calling Phoenix home. It was more like home base than home. After Erin transferred her nursing license to Arizona she had a great time working with cancer kids at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Our dear friends provided us with a free home and a free 2nd car while we […]

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Preaching At PURC

On Sunday Mike preached twice at Phoenix United Reformed Church (PURC). This was our final visit to a US church before we return to Honduras on May 9th. It was a pleasure to serve and say goodbye to PURC. They have been our home away from home while we have been on furlough in Phoenix. We […]

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Radio Interview About New Apostles

This past Sunday a pre-recorded radio show aired with Mike as the guest. Mike was on Urban Theologian Radio talking about the new apostles and prophets movement. This is a newer false doctrine within certain flavors of Christianity. The show aired on AM 1360 in Phoenix. You can listen to the 30 minute broadcast by clicking […]

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Going Dark For A Week

For about a week the Pettengills are going dark. We’re on the lamb. We’ve gone underground. We are off the grid. OK, not really. We are going on vacation for a week. During that time our phones and e-mails won’t be checked and our blogs will not be updated. The amazing folks at Faith Presbyterian […]

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Mike In Orlando Attending TGC Conference

April 13-15 Mike was in Orlando, FL attending The Gospel Coalition (TGC)’s national conference on Coming Home: New Heaven & New Earth. The conference had keynote speakers like Tim Keller, John Piper, Don Carson and Ligon Duncan. In all the event hosted 83 speakers, 49 workshops and 17 focus groups. Over 6,000 people attended the event […]

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Mike And Erin At Northview Community Church

On Sunday Mike and Erin shared our ministry with Northview Community Church in Mill Creek, Washington just north of Seattle. Northview has been supporting and praying for our ministry in Honduras for several years now. Sunday morning we were afforded the opportunity to provide a ministry update during all three morning services. Erin talked during […]

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