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Mike preaching at Sanctuary of Praise

Sanctuary of Praise

Today we visited Sanctuary of Praise. This is a PCA congregation in Vallejo, California. We came at a very exciting time in the life of this church. After only three years of existence this church is planning on supporting its first missionaries. How God honoring to see such a young congregation already focused on the Great Commission.   Mike […]

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How YOU doin’?

We started our fulltime support raising two weeks ago. And, the number one question we get from people is, “How are you doing?” This comes from friends, teammates, and people who believe in what we are doing. We love this question. Not only does it show an interest in the ministry we are undertaking in Honduras, but it shows […]

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And so it Begins

Yesterday we began the support raising phase of our mission efforts. It was much more enjoyable then one might think. We spent eight full hours with both of us on separate phones calling friends and churches and asking if we could meet with them regarding financial support. We set up a few meetings, had people commit to pray […]

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Increasing the Size of the Team

Today we sent out several hundred support packets to friends, families and churches. This is a very important step to increasing the size of the team. This is not just about money it is about teammates. We are trying to create a team of people that are all focused on the souls and the physical welfare of the […]

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Mike’s Last Day on the Job

Today Mike works his last day in the California State Senate. After working in politics nearly 20 years and after working the last 12 years in the Capitol I am quitting my job. It is both sad and exciting. While it is clear that the mission field is where God has called the Pettengills, the […]

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Missions Website Launched

We just launched our website to all of our friends and family. We have received a great response and we couldn’t be more happy. Many people have dropped in to visit. It has been a great joy. Our website was designed by our dear friend Erik. He has volunteered his time and effort to advance […]

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Erin’s Last Day on the Job

Tonight Erin works her last shift as a Nurse Manager at Sutter Memorial Hospital .  This is a very significant event.  This launches the financial and prayer support raising period of our missions effort.  Erin and I are stepping out on faith, by quitting our jobs so that we can dedicate ourselves fulltime to support […]

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