Sovereign Grace Churches

Speakers: Ian McConnell, Mark Prater Year: 2016 Session: Gatherings

What is the mission and purpose of sovereign grace churches? Join C.J. Mahaney, Mark Prater, and Ian McConnell to learn more about sovereign grace churches and the work the Lord is doing in and through them.


Ian McConnell

Ian serves as Lead Pastor at Covenant Community Church (Philadelphia, PA). One of Ian’s main shepherding responsibilities at Covenant is the proclamation of the Word. He also serves as Director of Church Planting & Mission for Sovereign Grace Churches promoting and coordinating church planting domestically by working with our Regional Leaders and Regional Church Planting Committees as they assess, equip, and deploy church planters.

Mark Prater

Mark is Executive Director of Sovereign Grace Churches ensuring the successful operation of the Leadership Team through leadership, strategic planning, support, evaluation, and communication and leading using our mission to plant and build churches with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Mark has served as an elder at Covenant Fellowship Church since 2002. In 1996, he helped plant a church where he served as senior pastor until 2002.