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Pray for Charlotte


The city of Charlotte, NC experienced the second night of protests last night after a deadly police shooting earlier this week. On Tuesday, Keith Lamont Scott, an African-American man, was shot and killed by a police officer while waiting for his son to get home from school. At this point, the specific details of the shooting remain unclear while police conduct their inves...

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Meet the Class of 2017


It's fair to say that the most exciting time of the year around the Sovereign Grace offices is when a new Pastors College class rolls in and the workplace is transformed from the quiet of familiar routine to the exuberance of warm introductions, new relationships, and long-anticipated beginnings. This year is no exception. Twelve students and their wives made their way to...

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An Incredible Day of Gospel Partnership


God in his sovereign goodness allows our lives to intersect with others at specific times to reveal His work in advancing the gospel. This past Sunday (August 7) was one of those incredible days that revealed God's activity and was a picture of the gospel partnership we share in Sovereign Grace. On Sunday morning, I was at Christ Community Church in Reading, PA where I ha...

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Study Romans with Doug Moo


We are pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas Moo is scheduled to teach for the first time in the Pastors College this coming year. He will be teaching a special course on Paul's letter to the Romans on December 13-16, 2016. With his Romans commentary in the NICNT series, Dr. Moo has established himself as one of the world's foremost commentators on this letter, and we are p...

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Preparing to Church Plant in Jamaica


I want to introduce you to some friends of mine. Sheldon Campbell, Joel Bain, and Sean Taylor along with their wives and children plan to move from Kingston, Jamaica in a couple of months to attend the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in Louisville, KY. It's our collective hope that upon graduation they will return to Jamaica and plant a Sovereign Grace church in the Kingst...

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Sovereign Grace Churches Granted ECFA Accreditation


Recently the Sovereign Grace Leadership Team was contacted by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) informing us that Sovereign Grace Churches was approved as an accredited member of ECFA. Dan Busby, President of ECFA, said this in a press release, "We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to planting and strengthening churches, training pastor...

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Armed for Redeployment


The Pastors College Class of 2016 has graduated. In preparation for the ceremony, the 12 students had collectively voted and appointed fellow classmate and Army Reserve Chaplain, Major Bill Berry, to represent them in sharing his experiences. 1 Timothy 4:16 it says, "Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and...

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Praying for Orlando


The tragic news on Sunday morning of a mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub, frequented by the LGBT community, remains almost incomprehensible. In an act of terror, 49 people were killed and several more injured in what we now know to be the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. As authorities investigate, we, as Christians, wrestle with questions like "how do...

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Making & Maturing Disciples


Right before his ascension, Jesus calls us to join him in his mission, "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commended you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age" (Matt. 28:19-20, ESV). Jesus commissions us, the churches of ...

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Praying for Gospel Waves in the Pacific


Sometimes praying for the gospel to advance means praying for the gospel to re-advance. The Word is preached, the church grows. Satan assaults and sin deceives. "And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light" (2 Cor. 11:14, ESV). But there is a larger perspective. As the church historian, Kenneth Scott Latourette once observed, when viewed through t...

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