In the morning we met in a group with Eric Larsen. Eric talked to us about MKs (missionary kids). We talked about the impact of the mission field on our children. Children living in new countries tend to be TCKs (third culture kids). They aren’t at home in their new country and they no longer feel at home in […]
In the morning we went to Nueva Vida in Queens. We spent some of the morning painting more rooms in the children’s Sunday school. We also had a great time sitting down with two of the church’s employees; Luz and Esmeralda. These two great ladies shared with us their background, told us some great stories about […]
Each Sunday we worship at two different church services…two VERY different church services. In the morning we go to Nueva Vida in Queens and in the evening we go to Redeemer in Manhattan. Nueva Vida is a Spanish only service. Most of the participants are Columbian emigrants. It is a protestant service that is very charismatic. The preachers […]
We had a break today from our courses. But, we didn’t take a break from our busy schedule. We and the McCanns (our Honduras teammates) had a lunch meeting with a few missions minded folks from Redeemer Presbyterian Church. We had lunch at Dinosaur BBQ with three members of Redeemer’s Honduras missions team. Redeemer […]
The last two days we have all been learning new languages. Mike is learning Japanese, Madison is learning Spanish and Erin is learning Ashanti (a language spoken in Ghana). So, if we are going to Honduras (where they speak Spanish) why are we learning these other languages? What we are really focusing on is the process […]
Mike Pettengill: If it is my pleasure or my anguish that brings God glory I pray it is more abundant in my life.
Mike Pettengill: “A call to follow Jesus is a call to embrace suffering.” - Reddit Andrews
Mike Pettengill: Erin in the Dr.’s office for a follow up visit to her hospital stay. https://t.co/csnTR3mKk0