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Merry Christmas From The Pettengills

Merry Christmas from the Pettengill family. If you didn’t receive our 2017 Christmas card in your e-mail inbox HERE it is. It is incredible to have Maddy with us. Last year was our first ever Christmas without her. It is nice to be back together for a few weeks. In the past 12-years our family […]

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How Do You Say Merry Christmas?

“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” – Ronald Reagan “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his […]

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Christmas Celebration In Honduras

This week our teammates (intern Amy and the Cains) hosted a kids Christmas celebration in our newest church plant site, in the community of Las Delicias. The event was held inside the new kindergarten building that our summer short-term mission teams helped build. The kindergarten classes were being held in a 15′ x 20′ wooden […]

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Jesus And Faultless Forgiveness

“bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” – Colossians 3:13 A late night TV show asked parents to trick their kids and video the response. The parents hid their children’s Halloween candy and “confessed” they had […]

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Christmas Gifts From Honduras

Each Christmas we create original ministry related gifts for our supporting churches and many of our individual supporters. We mail them out as a “thank you” for being such a big part of Team Honduras. In the past we have created and sent out calendars, cookbooks and more. This year we mailed out a copy […]

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The Foretold Birth Of Christ

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.” – Micah 5:2 Biblical scholars estimate that there are hundreds of Messianic prophecies in […]

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Is Being Born Of A Virgin Important?

The doctrine of the virgin birth claims Jesus was conceived in Mary without the involvement of a human father. Muslims believe this to be true. According to Newsweek, 79% of all Americans believe Christ was born of a virgin, without a human father. John Calvin declared that Jesus, “was pleased to be conceived miraculously in […]

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