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Arkansas Church Plant Send-Off | Bill Berry and Tim Campbell

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 Bill Berry shared a brief word with Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville. Tim Campbell Testimony from S...

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Pray for the Bahamas

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.  ...

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4th Anniversary Video

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....

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4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 4

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.  ...

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4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 3

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....

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4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 2

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 SGCLouisville on Vimeo....

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4 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 1

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 church plant team met to fellowship and worship together as they prepared for the first official church ga...

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3rd Anniversary Sunday

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

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Reflecting on 3 Years of God's Faithfulness

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....

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3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 4

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 aniticpation to all that He will accomplish in the year to come. Celebrating 2 Years of God's Faithfulness fr...

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3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 3

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....

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3 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 2

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....

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Greetings from Toronto!

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 country music and the appropriate theme of… the fallenness of this world. Michael Granger and Matt ...

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Pray for Toronto

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 serve the community and reach out evangelistically. So each day from Monday through Friday we will introduce a ...

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Membership Meeting Postponed

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, but we care about the safety of those we serve! Looking forward to Sunday!  ...

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2 Years of God's Faithfulness

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

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Reflecting on God's Faithfulness Part III

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

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Reflecting on God's Faithfulness Part II

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

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Reflecting on God's Faithfulness

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

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Building Community

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 winning smoked BBQ. While you might think it was just a picnic, it became an opportunity for over fifty adul...

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Honoring Buddy Sturgeon

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...

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The Kindness of God at Our Pastors College Graduation

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....

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Baptisms | March 16, 2013

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. ...

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Bible Reading Plans

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....

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Anticipating a Year of Grace

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.”...

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Thankfulness for a Year of Grace

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. ...

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Thinking About Small Groups

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 rela...

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“PURSUE LOVE, AND EARNESTLY DESIRE THE SPIRITUAL GIFTS” (1 Cor. 14:1) ...and, um, then what?!

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 joyfu...

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