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Preparing for Persecution

Mark Prater, Executive Director for Sovereign Grace Churches, recently recorded a vlog about preparing for cultural changes and persecution. As Mark states, “… Obviously we’re, you know guys here in the States, I think throughout the world, are seeing the cultural trend as it relates to sexual identity and sexual ethics. The abortion issue has ...

Pastors Conference 2020 Announcement

On behalf of the Leadership Team, with the support of the Executive Committee, I wanted to let you know that we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Sovereign Grace Pastors Conference because of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. For us this decision was not only very hard to make, but also ...

Day of Prayer for Our Nations, Communities, and Churches

On behalf of the Leadership Team of Sovereign Grace Churches, I want to communicate our deep sorrow for the effects of sin that have been magnified by the events of the past few weeks. The evidence of injustice, suffering, and fragmentation within our communities breaks our hearts. We are humbled by our inability to remedy ...

O Lord, My Rock and My Redeemer

Just a couple of weeks ago, Bob Kauflin, Director of Sovereign Grace Music, and the adult choir at Sovereign Grace Church Louisville, performed and recorded the song, “O Lord, My Rock and My Redeemer.” This song is from our 2017 album, Prayers of the Saints [Live]. Inspiration for this song is taken from Psalms 19:1, Psalms 71:19. ...

A Thank You Video from Our Friends in the Philippines

Over the past few months, our global team has raised over $160,000 for the purpose of helping to provide food and water to nations where it has been more scarce due to COVID-19. One of our pastors in Cebu City, Philippines sent along this thank you video as an expression of gratitude to our Director ...

Leadership Team Retreat Update

Last week, the Leadership Team met over Zoom for their Spring retreat. Among the items on the agenda, they discussed church planting and how to prepare pastors for the current cultural and political climate. You can find out more by watching Mark Prater’s most recent vlog post or watching below.  

Mission Video: Redeemer Fellowship (Newark, DE)

Among our 7 Shared Values is the value of “ Church Planting, Outreach and Global Mission.” It states: “Our gospel-centrality entails no only treasuring the gospel personally but sharing it passionately. The risen Christ commissioned His church to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:18-20). We believe that commission falls to us and to all believers and that ...

Sovereign Grace Pastors Conference 2020

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the Events page for some details related to the November Pastors Conference. As mentioned, we won’t be opening registration now, but will do so closer to the event as we gather information related to plans affected by the pandemic. You can check back for more information ...

Do Not Grow Weary

We wanted to pass along a post from one of our pastors, Ryan Chase, at Emmaus Road Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As Ryan writes, “Fighting the fight of faith and running the race with endurance requires living by faith and not by feelings. … Those who live by what they see and feel ...