The eight-person mission team from Covenant Presbyterian Church of Paso Robles, CA endured the heat on Tuesday. In the morning the team continued construction on a house for a poor family in Armenia Bonito. They worked on wall construction and started building the doors for the house. Later in the morning the group walked to […]
Friday is the last full day in Honduras for the short term mission team from Village Seven Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs, CO. On Saturday the team from Village Seven flies home. Saturday is also the day our 15-year-old daughter concludes her month-long cross-cultural internship in New York City and flies home to Honduras. On […]
Our sixth short-term mission team of the summer arrived on Saturday. This 20-person team is from Village Seven Presbyterian Church from Colorado Springs, CO. The team is mostly youth, but has several members of the church leadership and a doctor to help with medical work. The team has lots of energy. Madison, our 15-year-old daughter, […]
The short-term mission team from Grace Community Church of Mobile, AL is doing a great job. On Tuesday the team did construction work on a home renovation in the morning. In the afternoon they hosted a Kids Club for 15 kids and sang songs, played games, did crafts and told the story of Jesus and […]
Our short-term mission team from Grace Community Church of Mobile, AL is working hard. On Sunday the team attended two church services, toured La Ceiba and received some training. The weather was nice, but of course, you knew that wouldn’t last. Monday was a hot day. The team started the day with some light construction […]
The 14-person mission team from Covenant Community Church of Scottsdale, AZ is ending well in Honduras. After a great week in Honduras they depart on Saturday. Wednesday they helped take 26 kids from the super poor community of Armenia Bonito to a fun afternoon at the beach. The kids received games, a yummy plate of […]
On Wednesday Madison begins her third day of teaching VBS at a church in Queens. Her class in the VBS consists of 14 kids ages 4 to 6. Madison’s month long cross-cultural internship is going well and she loves it. She is having a great time with the freedom and responsibility of living on her […]
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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.