Pray for the Sovereign Grace Pastors Conference

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SGPC14-event pageThis morning the pastoral staff and their wives are headed to Nashville, TN for the annual Sovereign Grace Pastors Conference. These three days are filled with opportunities for us as a staff to grow together, to worship together, and to be fed by the Word of God.

Would you please pray for us this week?

  • Pray that the pastors of our family of churches are refreshed through the glorious gospel.
  • Pray for the work of the Holy Spirit as we spend time together.
  • Pray for us specifically as a pastoral staff – that we would be equipped to lead and care for our local church more effectively.
  • Pray for pastor Rick who will be preaching on Wednesday morning.
  • Pray for our kids who are at home while we are away.


Fighter Verse

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Bible memorization is absolutely fundamental to spiritual formation. If I had to choose between all the disciplines of the spiritual life, I would choose Bible memorization, because it is a fundamental way of filling our minds with what it needs. This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth. That’s where you need it! How does it get in your mouth? Memorization ~ Dallas Willard

Fighter Verse for the week of October 20:

Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. (Psalm 55:22 ESV)

Quick Links

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The web is full of Christian blogs and articles. How can you keep up with all of the rich content to encourage your soul and grow in Christ-likeness? “Quick Links” are a sample of the best of the Christian side of the web recommended by the pastors of Sovereign Grace Church.

Invest in one of these resources for spiritual encouragement and growth.


Sunday Preview

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Shawn Powers will preach this Sunday as we continue digging into chapter 1 of the book of 1 Corinthians. Take some time to read 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 in preparation for this Sunday.

Pray for Tom Fluharty and the worship team as they prepare to lead us to delight in our God through song.

Last week’s sermon.

Book Store Sale This Sunday

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At Sovereign Grace Church we not only benefit from solid Biblical teaching, but we also have access to outstanding resources from gifted writers. The works of these authors help us grow in knowledge, give insight to working out our faith and feed our joy & passion for Jesus. Two such authors are John Piper and Jerry Bridges. We are likely all touched by the Biblical insight and gift for unpacking magnificent truths by these two men. With such a wealth of wisdom at our fingertips the SGC bookstore is excited to give you a special opportunity to add works from these beloved authors to your collection.
On Sunday, October 19th, all titles by John Piper and Jerry Bridges will be 30% off their marked prices. This is a perfect opportunity to pick up that Bridges or Piper book you don’t yet have or purchase a copy of your favorite title for a friend. And don’t forget, with Christmas right around the corner it’s a great time to be thinking about Christmas gifts!

Fighter Verse

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The things we invest most in become most precious to us. If you spend minimal time in the Bible don’t expect it to be precious to you. But if you spend hundreds of cumulative hours storing portions of God’s word in your heart so that the word of Christ dwells in you richly, it will become a precious part of your essential life. ~ Jon Bloom

Fighter Verse for the week of October 13:

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit…
(1 Peter 3:18 ESV)