Advent begins Sunday, but it is not too late to a get a daily Advent devotional for you, your family, and your church. For the second year in a row Mike has produced a daily Advent devotional. Each day comes complete with two relevant Bible verses, appropriate quotations, a brief lesson, guided prayer and original […]
Saturday through Tuesday Mike was in Phoenix, AZ to talk about missions. He had three meetings with pastors of local churches, met with two new missionary candidates to talk about their future in missions, and made a missions presentation at Phoenix United Reformed Church. The region for the West Coast Hub includes all the Presbyterian […]
“In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led out and brought in Israel. And the Lord said to you, ‘You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.’” – 2 Samuel 5:2 David united the divided kingdom under one sovereign. In doing so […]
On Saturday Mike traveled the almost five hours to Phoenix to have dinner with two missionary candidates. Mike met the two potential missionaries at a local Dim Sum Café and talked for two-hours about missions and their desire to follow God’s call. This couple is very excited to see what God has in plan for […]
For our first Thanksgiving back in the US we celebrated with Mike’s family. It takes being separated from such experiences to truly appreciate them. For ten-years we missed countless weddings, holidays, and family events. It is a price of missions few comprehend until they go through it. This Thanksgiving Erin was able to do what […]
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.