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A Response to Allegations Against Sovereign Grace Churches


Over the past several days, Rachael Denhollander has twice raised allegations—first in an interview in Christianity Today (CT) and then in a Facebook post—concerning Sovereign Grace Churches (SGC) and its handling of sexual abuse cases. Over the past few years, we have regularly shared details on these matters privately with those who have approached us in good...

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Christmas Resources and Gift Ideas


Christmas is right around the corner, nine days left to be exact. Just in case you’re still shopping, here are a few gift ideas and resources that can help you, your family and friends celebrate the glory of the Savior who came to save us and who is coming again!   Christmas Album Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus in Song by Sovereign Grace Mus...

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Building Community in Unexpected Places


Eric Farley is a member of Community of Grace Church in Buffalo, NY. Eric and has been a correction officer with New York State for nine years. Through his job, Eric discovered that there are many Christian inmates within the prison system, but they lack in a foundational, functioning knowledge of the gospel. With a burden as to how to reach more prisoners with the good n...

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Remembering Jerry Bridges


This past Sunday, a dear friend of Sovereign Grace, Jerry Bridges, went home to be with the Lord. C.J. Mahaney, senior pastor of Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville and a personal friend of Bridges wrote this tribute. Please read what C.J. wrote to honor his friend and let’s keep the Bridges family in our prayers. Photo Credit: Desiring God...

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The Church Body Reflecting Christ


Ethlyn has been the victim of traumatic abuse and as a result has tragically lost her home, her health and her family. Ethlyn recently became a member of Christ Church of South Philly, a recent church plant from Sovereign Grace Church in Marlton, NJ. Her story is one that points to God’s redeeming love and His intimate care displayed, by His grace, through the church...

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HisStory: Destin Mahalik


[The following testimony is the first in a series of stories we are calling "HisStory." We title it HisStory because these accounts aren’t about us. They are not shared to draw attention to Sovereign Grace Churches, or the people that will tell them. No, our prayer is that these stories solely capture our gaze upon God and his good redemptive work. God is the provide...

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Council of Elders Statement

The Sovereign Grace Council of Elders held their inaugural meeting May 23-25, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. In addition to approving a motion to form a Strategy Committee for International Missions and confirming Mark Prater as the first Executive Director, the Council of Elders also approved, by a supermajority, the following statement to be sent to every Sovereign Grace chu...

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Board Update: Response to Ministry Recommendations

Last April, when Ambassadors of Reconciliation finished their report on Sovereign Grace Ministries, the Board of SGM wrote an initial response to the report. When the Board met in June 2012, part of their time was dedicated to a more complete response to the recommendations made by AoR and by the panels of SGM pastors who met in late 2011 to review charges brought against ...

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Sovereign Grace Ministries Board of Directors announcement regarding C.J. Mahaney

I'm posting the statement below on behalf of our board of directors. Last week we announced that C.J. Mahaney would be taking a temporary leave of absence from his position as President of Sovereign Grace Ministries.  This leave was intended to create a fair and open process of evaluation for C.J.  and the ministry and was not intended to be disciplinary. We ass...

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