This past week Mike, Anthony, and David (team West Coast) attended a major MTW missions training in North Carolina. They attended Living In Grace, which is a mandatory training for all new MTW missionaries. They attended the training with an eye toward hosting it in California in the future. David attended the training as an […]
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The MTW West Coast team (Mike, Anthony, David) is in North Carolina this week. We are in the mountains at a resort participating in a missions training with 20 other MTW staff and missionaries. All week we have been keeping an eye on Hurricane Florence, and it has been heading toward the Carolinas. It is […]
Our Witness: West Coast Missions Conference is set for 2019. Our second annual West Coast Missions Conference will be held April 26 & 27, 2019 in Roseville, CA at Valley Springs Presbyterian Church. Take a look at our 75 second teaser trailer about the 2019 conference. Please show this video at your church and share […]
Save the date. On Saturday, October 13th we are partnering with Rincon Mountain Presbyterian Church to put on a free one-day Immigration and Refugee training in Tucson, AZ. The training is designed to address the biblical perspective of how Christian disciples and churches should be responding to issues surrounding immigration and refugees. This is not […]
This past week Mike and Anthony were in Lawrenceville, GA with the home MTW office. We were gathering together with all the mobilizers and recruiters and other missionary trainers for three days. The group of 40 of us spent a day of team building, a day of prayer and a day training. Mike and Anthony […]
Thi past week Mike was in Berlin, Germany to attend a course called “Dietrich Bonhoeffer As Minister.” The course was designed to study the life, writings, and theology of the great World War II Christian martyr. The course was part of the leadership requirements for Mike’s doctoral degree at Fuller Seminary. Before the course the […]
This past week Mike and Anthony went to Atlanta to evaluate and train a batch of new missionaries with MTW. Fifteen new missionaries headed all over the world went through Readiness Evaluation. It was a very long and intense week of exercises, training, and mentoring. Mike served as an evaluator and observed the missionaries as […]
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.