No Tire La Puerta: This translates to “don’t slam the door”. This is a big issue. Taxis are everywhere in San Jose, and they will take up to four people most anywhere in the city for around a dollar. Something we knew before we arrived here is that most of the rest of the world […]
Mike and Erin completed their first week of study at the Spanish Language Institute in San Jose, Costa Rica. Madison completed her second week at the Soujourn Academy. In the adult Spanish classes all adults have been broken into 19 classes of five students each. Each class consists of students at roughly the same ability level. Each […]
C.S. Lewis first wrote this book in 1940. In this manuscript Lewis considers the problem of suffering from a theoretical and theological viewpoint. The existence of pain in a world created by a good and loving God is a fundamental dilemma and perhaps one of the most common objections to Christianity. Lewis touches on some very […]
Pura Vida – This is a common greeting among Costa Ricans (Ticos). It’s literal translation is “pure life.” In Costa Rica it is as much of a national motto as it is a greeting. It summarizes the local ideology of living at peace in a calm, uncluttered manner, appreciating a life surrounded by nature, family and […]
Please pray for Honduras. Hurricane Felix made landfall early Tuesday as a Category 5 storm with winds reaching 160 mph. Felix has since been downgraded to a tropical depression, with winds up to 40 miles per hour. It is now forecast to dump up to 25 inches of rain on parts of Honduras where residents in poor, […]
Mike Pettengill: I’ll make you a deal Mr. Southwest engine, you stay where you belong… https://t.co/hqj63hGsZi
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "Mike Preaches At Two Churches On Sunday" It was a long trip (1,100 miles roundtrip) to get to these… https://t.co/VsnrLEfLRU
Mike Pettengill: The fact that a conscious faith in Jesus is required to enter heaven should encourage us to quickly reach every lost tribe.