Pastor Vermon at Roosevelt Community Church

Arizona II – Day 2 of 10

Today we worshiped at Roosevelt Community Church in the morning and Phoenix United Reformed Church in the evening. Both churches are already supporting us financially and through prayer.   At Roosevelt, Pastor Vermon Pierre introduced us during service, asked us to talk about Honduras and then prayed for us. After church we went out to lunch with […]

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Pettengills at the California/Arizona state line

Arizona II – Day 1 of 10

For the next 10 days we are taking a spin through Arizona to visit some of the churches that are supporting us and visiting a couple more churches that are not yet supporting us.   Our supporting churches that we will be visiting are:   Roosevelt Community Church Phoenix United Reformed Church Covenant Community Church […]

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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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