Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book Review: Life Together

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor, theologian, and was involved in plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II. He was arrested by the Nazis in 1943, imprisoned, and ultimately hanged in 1945.   This book was completed in 1938 while Bonhoeffer taught at an underground German seminary. It was published in 1939 under the […]

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New York City – Day 31 of 31

Final report from New York City (written in the airport waiting to catch our flight home).   So what DID you do in New York City for a month?   Here is a summary of our missions training in July:   Lectures and Exercises Each day we participated in lectures and exercises that were designed […]

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New York City – Day 30 of 31

Today was our last full day of Pre-Field Training (PFT).  The morning was spent in regional specific meetings.  All the missionaries going to Latin America met with Peter Beck (missionary from Peru) to talk about issues that are specific to Central and South American countries.  Peter provided our group with some great examples and insight. […]

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The McCanns and the Pettengills - Team Honduras

New York City – Day 29 of 31

We just completed our last Sunday in New York.  In the morning we went to our usual 3 ½ hour, Spanish language service at Nueva Vida.  They invited us all up on stage and the entire congregation prayed for us.  Then they gave us a large quantity of CDs with Spanish language worship music and […]

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Mike writing a paper in Central Park

New York City – Day 28 of 31

We are starting to bring our month of training to a close.  That means that we are spending a lot of time completing our writing assignments.   During the four weeks we are here we will have completed 13 papers and a verbal presentation.  Our final two assignments are our biggest. We have to write a […]

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