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On Sunday we had the bittersweet privilege of sending out our first church plant team. Bill Berry is leading a group of 11 adults and 9 kids to plant Redeemer Fellowship Church in Northwest Arkansas. Last week, Tim Campbell shared a testimony on behalf of the team and... Keep Reading

Pray for the Bahamas

October 6, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

Earlier today, Mark Prater posted this urgent prayer request from our brothers and sisters in the Bahamas. Let's be praying together for our sister church and all those affected by Hurricane Matthew.  ... Keep Reading

4th Anniversary Video

October 5, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

Last Sunday we had the joy of celebrating our 4th anniversary as a church family! "The Lord has done great things for us; we are glad." Psalm 126:3 4th Anniversary Picnic from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 4

September 30, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

Last year, we celebrated our 3 year anniversary as a church family. It was a sweet time of fellowship, food, games, and much laughter! Join us this Sunday as we rejoice and praise God together! 3rd Anniversary Sunday from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.  ... Keep Reading

4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 3

September 29, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

Here's yet another glimpse of God's faithfulness over the past 4 years... Don't forget to join us this Sunday for our 4th Anniversary Picnic! Celebrating 2 Years of God's Faithfulness from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 2

September 28, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

On September 30, 2012 SGCL gathered for it's first Sunday morning service together! Now, we are celebrating 4 years of God's faithfulness to our church. Join us this Sunday as we reflect and rejoice  in all that God has done. September 30, 2012 from SGCLouisvi... Keep Reading

4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 1

September 27, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

On October 2nd, we will be gathering to celebrate 4 years of God's immense faithfulness to Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville. As we look forward to that celebration, we also want to look back and remember what He has done.  A little over 4 years ago, the SGCL... Keep Reading

3rd Anniversary Sunday

October 16, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

Here's a glimpse our 3rd anniversary celebration! 3rd Anniversary Sunday from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

Reflecting on 3 Years of God's Faithfulness

October 7, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

On Sunday we had the privilege of celebrating our 3rd anniversary as a church! Here's a small taste of everything that the Lord has done in our church over the past year.   SGCL 3rd Anniversary Video from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 4

October 2, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

Last year we celebrated our 2nd church anniversary with food, games, fellowship, and lots of laughter. This Sunday, we will gather together to rejoice in 3 years of God's faithfulness to us! What a joy to look back at what the Lord has done and look forward with aniti... Keep Reading

3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 3

October 1, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

In November 2013, Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville held its first New Members Sunday and welcomed 94 members. It was yet another glimpse of God's kindness and generosity to us. Take a look... New Members Sunday | November 3, 2013 from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 2

September 30, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

On September 30, 2012 Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville had its first public gathering. Here's yet another glimpse of God's kindness towards us in the early days of this church plant.  September 30, 2012 from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

Greetings from Toronto!

July 14, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

Greetings from Toronto! We just completed our second day of music camp with 37 kids from the area. Each day we are teaching A different musical genre along with a corresponding biblical theme. Yesterday was world music with the theme of God as creator. Today was was ... Keep Reading

Pray for Toronto

July 10, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

Requesting your Prayerful Support Tomorrow morning at 6:30am, about a dozen SGCL members will be departing for Toronto to serve Sovereign Grace Church of Toronto for the week. What will we be doing? The members of SGCT have organized a music camp as a means to serv... Keep Reading

Membership Meeting Postponed

February 18, 2015 by: Brian Chesemore

Because of freezing temperatures and ongoing potential for dangerous driving conditions, we are going to postpone tonight’s Membership Class. We are rescheduling the classes for February 25th and March 4th. As you know we don’t like canceling meetings, bu... Keep Reading

2 Years of God's Faithfulness

October 5, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

A look back at two years of God's faithfulness to our church.... Keep Reading

Reflecting on God's Faithfulness Part III

September 26, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

Reminders of God's faithfulness over the past two years!... Keep Reading

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Reflecting on God's Faithfulness Part II

September 25, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

Reminders of God's faithfulness over the past two years!... Keep Reading

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Reflecting on God's Faithfulness

September 24, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

Reminders of God's faithfulness over the past two years!... Keep Reading

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Building Community

September 4, 2014 by: Bob Kauflin

Last Tuesday night the Kauflin community group had the joy of gathering with Steve Whitacre’s group for an evening of great food and fellowship at EP Tom Sawyer Park. Chad and Casey Hester administrated the event and Julie Kauflin came through with some award wi... Keep Reading

Honoring Buddy Sturgeon

June 18, 2014 by: C.J. Mahaney

One of the (many!) highlights of this past Sunday morning was McKenna’s testimony, honoring her father Buddy Sturgeon for Fathers Day. There are many children who could have stood and honored their father for Fathers Day, and I was very encouraged to hear of Buddy’s example of leadership, manhood, care, and service to his family. I hope you sense the pleasure of God in this testimony, and in all the godly fathering happening in our church. ... Keep Reading

This was posted yesterday to the Sovereign Grace Ministries Plant and Build blog. On behalf of the Pastors College, we want to thank Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville for hosting the Pastors College and we want you to be encouraged about the difference your example has made in the lives of these men and their families.... Keep Reading

Baptisms | March 16, 2013

May 22, 2014 by: Brittany Kauflin

On Sunday, March 16th, we had the joy of observing the baptism of six members of our church family. It was a powerful time of hearing how the gospel has transformed their lives. ... Keep Reading

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Bible Reading Plans

January 2, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

As we head into a New Year, one of the most important ways to prepare for knowing God better is to have a plan for reading his Word. Andrew Preston, who came to us from Sovereign Grace Church of Bloomington, MN, has kindly compiled several plans with an explanation of their approach and benefits.... Keep Reading

Anticipating a Year of Grace

January 1, 2014 by: Brian Chesemore

Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville, as we head into the unknowns of another year, let us resolve to trust God as, “the blessed Pilot of my future, as of my past.”... Keep Reading

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Thankfulness for a Year of Grace

December 31, 2013 by: Brian Chesemore

For each of us in Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville, we have experienced God's goodness personally and we have experienced it corporately. Let’s take time today and over the coming days to recount God’s faithfulness. ... Keep Reading

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Thinking About Small Groups

July 2, 2013 by: Jeff Purswell

In the exciting early months of a church plant, the temptation is strong to generate a lot of activity - to identify leaders, to position people for ministry - to get people going! We’ve tried to resist this temptation, and as a result our focus has been quite simple: pray diligently, focus on the Sunday meeting (and especially the preaching of the Word), build relationships, and reach out to non-believers - and these are priorities which won’t change over time.... Keep Reading

An exciting aspect our new church plant is seeing the many ways God is revealing his goodness and grace through the many members actively serving one another. Because of the gospel and the ascended Christ, this is a living demonstration in our midst that “To each one is given a manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” (1 Cor. 12:7). God’s people are joyfully doing what they love and are gifted to do! The Holy Spirit is actively at work!... Keep Reading