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Por Su Gracia Conference

This weekend, I had the privilege of participating in a conference in Costa Rica with my friends Joselo Mercardo  (senior pastor, Iglesia Gracia Soberana de Gaithersburg) and Bob Donohue (senior pastor, Grace Community Church). It is good to be with these friends and so encouraging to spend time with new ones. Joselo preached on “The ...

Annual Songwriters Retreat

Sovereign Grace Music has been producing albums for over 30 years and has a catalog of over 550 songs. Did you ever wonder where all those songs come from? A primary source is the annual Sovereign Grace songwriters retreat, an invitation-only event that usually takes place at the start of each year. The attendees are ...

First Quarter Prayer Requests for Sovereign Grace

Recently, one of our pastors, Tim Kerr (Pastor, Sovereign Grace Church Toronto, Toronto, Canada), wrote a small book about payer entitled, “22 Life Lessons on Prayer.” In Lesson 13, Tim is speaking about praying in the Spirit saying, “To pray in the Spirit is to pray when the Spirit moves in our hearts and helps us ...

Ordinary Pastor Podcast

Don’t miss the latest from the Ordinary Pastor Podcast. The latest episode is all about Sunday service planning and songs. Listen to it on iTunes here. Next episode to be released March 1!

Take the Far Look and See

A man whose work demanded constant reading began to have difficulty with his eyes. So he consulted a physician, and after an examination, the doctor said, “Your eyes are just tired; you need to rest them.” “But,” he replied, “that’s impossible in my type of work.” After a few moments, the doctor asked, “Do you have ...

What Christians Should Know About Gender Ideology

On December 18, 2019, The Gospel Coalition published a helpful book review written by Josh Blount, a Sovereign Grace pastor at Living Faith Church in Franklin, WV. Josh’s review of “Gender Ideology: What Do Christians Need To Know?” by Sharon Jones can be found here. It’s an axiom for carpenters, mechanics, and lovers of the ...

2019 SGC State of the Union Address

Mark Prater delivered our 2019 State of the Union address to the Council of Elders on November 4th, 2019. Mark serves as the Executive Director of Sovereign Grace Churches. This annual message is intended to both encourage and inspire our pastors. Speaking from Isaiah 60:1-5, he encouraged everyone to “lift up your eyes and see…” ...