2016 has to be one of our most difficult and emotionally trying years for the Pettengill family. There were so many changes and difficult times and moving from our home in Honduras to Africa thinned out our support group and made communication difficult. Here are some of the highlights from 2016: January We concluded our […]
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In the past year God has placed a few thorns in our family’s side. Unlike, Paul, we shouted, “Ouch. Stop it God. No, take it away.” God, in his perfect wisdom, has pushed and pushed and always has been there waiting to receive us when we are ready to trust him. Some of the thorns […]
August 27th is the official nine-year anniversary of our family arriving on the mission field. August 27, 2007 we left Sacramento, CA (our home for 20 years) and moved to San Jose, Costa Rica. After a year of studying Spanish in Costa Rica we moved to La Ceiba, Honduras and started a new ministry site […]
On Monday Erin and Mike left Hondruas for likely the final time. We flew from San Pedro Sula to Atlanta. We will spend the next seven-weeks on the East Coast (of the US), before we depart for Equatorial Guinea on March 30th. Our family launched a new ministry for MTW in La Ceiba, Honduras over 7 […]
Construction on the theological seminary in La Ceiba is moving along quite rapidly. It has been amazing to watch. The seminary will occupy the second floor of the downtown ministry center above the clinic, kitchen, dinning hall and the Peter Project (streetkids ministry). In 2012 we started collecting Spanish language theology books to create a […]
Honduras was the most murderous country in the world in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Every year we have lived in Honduras it has had more murders per capita than any other country on the plant. Honduras holds that distinction no longer. Our neighbor to the south-west, El Salvador, was the most […]
This past week Team Honduras hosted the 2nd annual Central American Presbyterian Pastors conference in La Ceiba. The theme of the conference was “How to Build the Kingdom of God in My Local Church.” Dr. Richard Ramsay taught this three-day conference to 25 pastors and MTW missionaries. The conference was attended by pastors from Panama, […]
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "Mike Preaches Missions In Fallbrook" The members and leadership of Grace were very receptive to Mik… https://t.co/jxDJkH5BZX
Mike Pettengill: It is by loving and serving other sinners how we show our adoration for Christ.
Mike Pettengill: “Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.” - William Wilberforce
Mike Pettengill: Being a Christian is about absolutely following Christ, not being moral. Good works do come from following Christ, but they are not ours.