This week we are hosting an 11-person mission team from Faith Presbyterian Church of LaVale, MD. There must be something about Faith, because they are drawing crowds of Hondurans wherever they go. On Monday and Tuesday their Spanish speakers and medical personnel hosted two medical clinics in Armenia Bonito. In those two days they treated […]
Our mission team knows when we are doing things right. That is when Satan attacks. Last summer we were all simultaneously bombarded with attacks that really tore us down. If Tuesday is any indication, here we go again. On Tuesday our eight-person mission team collectively had two cell phones stolen, two car accidents and one […]
We love Team Honduras. Now please understand, when we say Team Honduras we are not simply describing the eight adults currently laboring in Honduras or the four adults on their way here. Team Honduras consists of everyone praying for this ministry and writing checks to support it. You, the beloved reader of these words, are […]
Each summer we bring short-term mission teams down to help us with projects. Each summer we use those teams to help us build houses for the poorest families in Armenia Bonito. Our goal this summer is to build brand new homes for the three most needy families in Armenia Bonito. Mike and our teammate John […]
Would you take just a couple of minutes out of your busy day and pray for each of the members of our mission team by name? There is nothing earth shattering or urgent that needs to be addressed today. Our team is very busy and I know they would love to know you are praying […]
I love working with Honduran kids. But, some of these kids are so naughty. Some days they are disrespectful, rude and flat out annoying. Some of them steal just because, lie more often than they tell the truth, and have mouths like sailors. Some days I am at my wits’ end and the last thing […]
So, what happens when you rip a kid from her home, friends and family and raise her in a third world country? In spite of our best efforts to screw up our daughter, it looks like our Madison is turning out to be a wonderful person. Here is a little update on our girl. Maddy, […]
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.