Saturday morning Erin went to the emergency room with a rapid onset of a strange numbness and swelling in her face. The ER couldn’t figure out what it was so they admitted her to the hospital. Following a few tests and consultations the doctors came to the conclusion that Erin was allergic to a prescription […]
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We are calling all prayer warriors to action. May is going to be a very busy month for the Pettengill family and our ministry in Equatorial Guinea. We covet your prayers and value the role you play in God’s work in Central Africa. As Paul said in his second letter to the church at Thessalonica, “Finally, […]
We are both saddened and thrilled to announce our fellow missionaries, the Carter family, have left our ministry in Equatorial Guinea. Jason, Lisa, and their three awesome boys have been forced to permanently return to the U.S. due to health issues. Last week, Jason and Lisa returned to Equatorial Guinea, packed up their home, said many tearful […]
November is MTW’s “30-Days Of Prayer” for missions. In an effort to provide you with an easy way to pray for the Pettengill family, and the people we serve, we are providing you with a daily prayer guide for the month of November. Please download and print THIS CALENDAR and pray each day for God’s work […]
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 […]
Our next visiting professor at our IBCP seminary was scheduled to arrive today. Dr. Charlemagne Nditemeh was supposed to teach a 10-day intensive course to MA program on “Pastoral Leadership in Africa.” Unfortunately, he had to cancel his trip because he had problems getting a travel visa. It is unfortunate, as he was already in Cameroon and […]
The ministry team at our IBCP seminary consists of us, the Carter family, and a large group of African board members, staff and professors. The Carters are the only other North American missionaries attached to our ministry. They are a family of five who have been serving off and on for a dozen years here in EG. The […]
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "Last Minute Christmas Gift" A great missions book for your last minute Christmas shopping. https://t.co/0SbW63IvKn
Mike Pettengill: Other religions focus on a pilgrimage we have to take to serve God. Christianity is about a pilgrimage God took to serve us.
Mike Pettengill: “God will only give you what you would have asked for if you knew everything he knows” - Tim Keller
Mike Pettengill: The core of grace is not that we obtain salvation & didn’t earn it. The core of grace is that we obtain salvation & earned the opposite.