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Urgent Need For Honduras

We are constructing two ministry centers in two super-poor communities in La Ceiba, Honduras. On our properties we are building two high schools, two medical clinics, two churches, a covered soccer field, a theological seminary and a center for homeless kids. We are asking you to prayerfully consider giving a one-time financial gift to help […]

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What I Want For All Missionaries

I have often been asked, "How can our church, small group or family better serve missionaries?” I get lots of churches that ask similar questions. They start with great intentions and have poor follow through. Missionaries…obviously…are human…we miss home, we sin, feel neglected, raise our kids poorly, have bad prayer lives, etc. Just like we […]

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Gringo Church Weekly Studies

Our mission team meets every Sunday in our home to participate in what we call Gringo Church. In Gringo Church Erin and Shannon lead us in singing, John leads us in prayer and Mike leads through study. Our weekly worship is closed to our team so we can enjoy a more intimate and private prayer […]

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Urgent Need In La Ceiba, Honduras

For over a year our mission team in Honduras has been simultaneously constructing two ministry centers in two super-poor communities in La Ceiba, Honduras. On these properties we are building two high schools, two medical clinics, two churches, a covered soccer field, a theological seminary and a center for homeless children. We are asking you […]

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Season Of Funk

A season of funk has besieged the Pettengill home. A cloud of gloom has settled over our charmed lives. Don’t worry our trusty prayer partners. This malaise should NOT be interpreted as a “throwing in the towel” moment. Far from it. It’s just hard. Here is a recap: – In late July we had a […]

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Erin, Mike, Madison and Penny

The Death Of Erin’s Mom

On Thursday evening following a long hospital stay and a long battle with numerous illnesses Erin’s mom passed away. Penny Brumm was 69 years old. Penny was a bright woman with a giving heart. Unfortunately she had a body that could not keep up with her sharp mind. For decades she battled numerous illnesses. In […]

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A Family Divided

It is a difficult season for our family. We are separated into three time zones and divided by thousands of miles. Mike is in the South. For almost two weeks he has been addressing health issues in Atlanta. On the weekends he has also been visiting supporting churches in Alabama and South Carolina. Erin is […]

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