Monthly Archives: October 2013

7 Shared Values of SGM Churches: #4 Complementarian Leadership in the Home and Church

We live in a culture that tells us there should be “sameness” in every area of life. Most recently, this argument has been made in redefining marriage to be the same for homosexuals and heterosexuals. “Sameness” is a trump card … Continue reading

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7 Shared Values of SGM Churches: #3 Continuationist Pneumatology

The spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians Paul paints a picture for us in 1 Corinthians 12–14 of what continuationist pneumatology might look like in the New Testament church. The passage is not primarily designed to explain individual gifts of the … Continue reading

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7 Shared Values of SGM Churches: #2 Gospel-Centered Preaching

As I step into our church pulpit, sometimes one particular memory comes back to me: I remember being a kid, having a cold, and being unable to go to kids ministry. So I would sit with my parents out in … Continue reading

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7 Shared Values of SGM Churches: #1 Reformed Soteriology

Our shared values as Sovereign Grace churches aren’t just words on a page. These values shape our life together and are lived out practically in individual churches. In the weeks leading up to the Pastors Conference, several Sovereign Grace pastors … Continue reading

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Why Does Sovereign Grace Ministries Exist?

written by: Mark Prater, Executive Director for SGM It’s been about three months since I started serving in my new role with Sovereign Grace. During that time, I’ve been asked dozens of times, “Hey, what’s it like to be the … Continue reading

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What does it mean to BEHOLD God?

I (Mike) have recently enjoyed the “Ask Pastor John” podcast that John Piper is doing where he answers different questions that people have.  It is excellent and I encourage you to listen to it.  I recently had the following question … Continue reading

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