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Pray Unceasingly

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Our mission in Sovereign Grace is to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ by planting and strengthening churches throughout the world for the glory of God. It’s not a unique mission, but it’s our mission, and to fulfill it we need God’s strength, wisdom, provision, and help. Therefore, to fulfill the mission that Jesus gave us, we must pray as Jesus prayed....

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3rd Quarter Mission Video

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At times it's good to be reminded of why we exist as a family of churches. We exist to advance the gospel of Jesus Christ by planting and strengthening churches throughout the world for the glory of God. But we do that together, as a family of churches. In John 13:35 Jesus says, “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one anothe...

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"True Feelings" by Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Whitacre

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Recently, Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Whitacre released their latest book, True Feelings: God's Gracious and Glorious Purpose for Our Emotions. It is such an honor for me to have this opportunity to recommend this book to you. Their writing is filled with humility, as they recognize God has created every one of us as unique individuals. They are quick to say they don&rsquo...

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Update from Puerto Rico

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On September 20, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The storm’s destruction changed the lives of thousands of Puerto Ricans and left a majority of the population without clean water and electricity. It was and continues to be devastating. My friend and fellow pastor, Joselo Mercado, has spent time helping friends and family all over the island. Joselo pas...

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Michael Reeves to teach at the Pastors College

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The Reformation, March 6-9, 2018, taught by Michael Reeves. We can think of no more relevant topic to explore in the coming year, and no more qualified person to teach it. Mike is an esteemed church historian who has written broadly on several topics, but especially on the Reformation.  Mark Dever called his book, The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering th...

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Puerto Rico Relief Fund

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On September 20, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico leaving in its path mass destruction. As of now, only 15% of the island has power. In addition, water, fuel, and basic necessities are still in short supply. It will take months, maybe years, to rebuild Puerto Rico. The needs are real, and the people of Puerto Rico need our help. In our family of churches, we hav...

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Launching Well & Lasting Long

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When you plant with Sovereign Grace Churches, you have three levels of care and equipping made available to you as you prepare to launch a new church. The planter connects to a local church where they receive personal care for the planter and his family and gain valuable experience in pastoral ministry. Secondly, the planter is part of a region of churches where he benefit...

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Meet the Class of 2018

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The men of the Pastors College Class of 2018 have arrived and with them much exuberance, laughter, and joy. We are only two weeks into the new academic year, but already we find ourselves deeply grateful for these men, their wives, and their families. I wish I could personally introduce you to each one of them – the picture below will have to suffice for now. Here&rs...

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

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By now you've likely seen or read about the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas. Record rainfall is causing major flooding leaving people homeless or displaced. I’m aware of at least two families, who are members of Sovereign Grace Church in Pearland, TX (south Houston), who have lost their homes. The needs are real, and because we are a &ldquo...

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Pastors College Snapshots - Joshua Earl

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Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing with you a series of snapshots—brief glimpses into the lives of men who attended the Pastors College this past year. In June, we graduated a class of students and are now preparing for a new class the end of this month. Please pray with us that the Lord would strengthen the impact of the college upon our pastors and churches,...

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