Saturday, August 20, 2011

Sovereign Grace Ministries Under Fire?

I have visited a few Sovereign Grace Church plants across the United States (U.S.). Fact be known, I attend one currently. And, I have been a big supporter and raved about it time and again here. But it seems Sovereign Grace Ministries is under fire and though I do not know the exact details, Tim Challies has a good read over at his blog "Challies.com".

C.J. Mahaney and Difficult Days

These have been difficult days for C.J. Mahaney and Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM). On July 7, in the midst of what has become an increasingly public controversy, Mahaney announced that he would take a leave of absence from SGM. He did this so the ministry’s board can evaluate charges that have been brought against him and so he can examine his own heart and seek reconciliation with people he has wronged. Joshua Harris has since resigned from the SGM board due to disagreements with the board’s handling of the situation; C.J. Mahaney’s two sons-in-law have resigned as pastors at Covenant Life Church (CLC) due to disagreements with CLC’s handling of it.

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