On Friday and Saturday Mike went to the Northern California Presbytery, which is the regional meeting of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). Presbytery was hosted by Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church in San Ramon. This meeting occurs twice annually and includes all the Pastors and many of the Elders from the 29 PCA churches that exists in […]
We have been very active since we got home from Arizona. We have made our presentation to nine groups in the past six days. We have talked to six families, two individuals and one church. One has already signed up for ongoing financial support and the rest are prayerfully considering it. We are so appreciative when people […]
Today we worshiped at Ridge Presbyterian Church. Ridge is a PCA church in Paradise, CA. Ridge is currently without a Pastor, so Mike was invited to preach. Mike delivered a message on missions and evangelism. He shared with the congregation how every Christian is called to evangelize and spread God’s love through missions. Ridge Presbyterian Church is a very […]
John Piper has written a biography about a Christian pillar: William Wilberforce. Wilberforce, who served in the British Parliament for 45 years, devoted his life to abolishing the African slave trade in Great Brittan. While the politics of Wilberforce make a great story, it was his unwavering joy in Christ that is uplifting. In an […]
We had three great church visits in the past two days. What a great way to bring our Arizona church tour to a close. Yesterday we visited with two very exciting churches: New Valley Church Covenant Community Church Today we concluded our trip by meeting with the Pastors of Roosevelt Community Church. […]
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.