Blog & News

Hurricane Florence Update

Dear Sovereign Grace family, It has been a difficult last week for the residents of southeast North Carolina. As you have all seen, Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach early on Friday, September 14 as a Category 1 hurricane. The storm moved at a crawling 6 mph and eventually slowed to 3 ...

Meet the Class of 2019

Two weeks ago we kicked off the 21st year of the Sovereign Grace Pastors College. The beginning of the school year never becomes rote for us, and we are marveling yet again at the quality of students and their families sent to us by our churches. Thank you for investing in these families, and for entrusting ...

10 Reasons to Lead Your Family Through “Listen Up”

Marty Machowski has written another gem for children and their families. He is already an author of numerous resources on the Bible’s big story, systematic theology, and a devotional on Proverbs. Now his latest book is available, Listen Up: 10-Minute Family Devotions on the Parables. Here are 10 reasons you should prayerfully consider leading your own family ...

2018 Pastors College Graduation

We had the privilege of celebrating our 20th graduating class of the Sovereign Grace Pastors College on Saturday, June 2nd. It was a joyful, yet bittersweet time, as we bid farewell to the 10 men and their families who comprised the 2017-18 class. Bart Lipscomb, who came from Redemption Hill Church (Round Rock, TX), shared ...

Throughout the World

We say this often in Sovereign Grace: “church planting is in our DNA.” From our start nearly 40 years ago we have planted churches because we want people to hear the good news of the gospel. Currently, we are planting churches in: Santa Ana, California Zapresic, Croatia Rogers, Arkansas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Frankford section) Each of ...

Michael Reeves Interview from the Pastors College

Last month, we had the pleasure of welcoming Michael Reeves to the Pastors College to teach on the Reformation–our history, theological roots, and the profound implications of both upon our lives, ministries, and churches. Our expectations were high and Dr. Reeves exceeded those expectations. Steve Bice, the pastor of Sovereign Grace Church in Bellbrook, Ohio attended the ...

Sovereign Grace Churches Statement to Christianity Today

On Monday, March 19, 2018, Christianity Today contacted Sovereign Grace Churches to inform us that they were planning to post an online editorial asking us to do an independent investigation regarding past allegations of sexual abuse made in a 2012 civil lawsuit that involved two former churches. On February 13 we posted this statement providing details of ...

Dr. Douglas Moo Returns to the Pastors College

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas Moo is scheduled to return to the Pastors College December 11-14, 2018. He will be teaching a course entitled “Paul for Pastors.” The course will focus on the theology of Paul, including both its substance and its implications for pastors and the churches they serve. Dr. Moo is currently writing a ...

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 ...