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Thoughts on the Call for an “Independent Investigation” of Sovereign Grace Churches


Download the full PDF Different people in various public contexts have called for Sovereign Grace Churches (SGC) to undergo an "independent third-party investigation" of our denomination to determine if sexual abuse has been covered up and abusers protected in our churches. We understand that such a call may sound reasonable to outside observerseven to some who, despite t...

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FAQ - Concerning Allegations Against Sovereign Grace Churches


Download the full PDF In recent months, questions have been raised about past accusations made against Sovereign Grace Churches (SGC) concerning child sexual abuse. The accusations stem from a civil lawsuit that was dismissed in 2013. We have investigated these allegations and want the facts to be known. Let us say at the outset that we categorically deny the accusations...

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The Reconciling Power of the Gospel


Sovereign Grace is a family of churches who partner together to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ by planting and strengthening churches throughout the world for the glory of God. As we advance the gospel together, we see it's reconciling power as sinners are reconciled first to God. But we also see the reconciling power of the gospel as people from different races and et...

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February 15, 2019 Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Prater, Executive DirectorTel: 610-361-0606Email: Glen Mills, PA. February 16, 2019 - The Leadership Team of Sovereign Grace Churches is saddened by the recent comments made by Southern Baptist leaders regarding their historical support of C.J. Mahaney. These interviews come at the end of a week full of h...

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One Prayer and Desire for Sovereign Grace Churches in 2019


As we step into 2019, I have one prayer and desire for Sovereign Grace Churches. My prayer is that God would give the members and pastors of Sovereign Grace churches opportunities to share the gospel with the lost and that He would help us to share the good news of Jesus Christ with clarity and boldness. That prayer request is similar to the way that Paul asked the Ephesia...

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The Benefits of Gospel Partnership

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There's rarely a day that goes by where I don't thank God for you and the gospel partnership we have in Sovereign Grace. Our shared mission to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ by planting and strengthening local churches throughout the world is a highlight in my daily work. And I love to share with you ways that our partnership is bringing more glory to God. In this end ...

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Book Review: "Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged"


I've always wanted to write a book on parenting. The dream has been real since before I had kids, but it was most alive when I had 4 kids under the age of 7. A short look at my family would have revealed a home where dad clearly knew what he was doing. I was a guy any wise person would want to learn from. That was my opportunity. I now have 6 kids ranging from 19 to 4 and ...

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Adopted: Emmanus Road Church - Bozeman, MT


There is a section on our website that reads: "The history of Sovereign Grace cannot be told without the stories of existing churches being led by God to join us in our partnered mission through the experience of adoption." For many years, we have been blessed with stories of adopting existing churches into our family. It requires a careful process that is distinct from ch...

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Hurricane Florence Update


Dear Sovereign Grace family, It has been a difficult last week for the residents of southeast North Carolina. As you have all seen, Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach early on Friday, September 14 as a Category 1 hurricane. The storm moved at a crawling 6 mph and eventually slowed to 3 mph, thrashing rain and wind ceaselessly on the area for...

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Meet the Class of 2019


Two weeks ago we kicked off the 21styear of the Sovereign Grace Pastors College. The beginning of the school year never becomes rote for us, and we are marveling yet again at the quality of students and their families sent to us by our churches. Thank you for investing in these families, and for entrusting them to us for the next 10 months! They are truly an expression of ...

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