C.J. Mahaney Stats
· Born:
September 21, 1953

Covenant Life Church, Gaithersburg, MA

" I regret I have no degrees. I have only graduated from high school and even that should be investigated. I am however an exceptional athlete."
· Denomination:
Sovereign Grace Ministries
· Theology:
Calvinist, Credo-Baptist, Charismatic, Complimentarian
Basically Covenant, Amillennial
· Distinctives:
I hate the New York Yankees, the Dallas Cowboys and Duke basketball. As someone born in Washington D.C. who is a Nationals, Redskins and Maryland basketball fan, this is only right and appropriate. Please don't misunderstand, I don't hate any individuals on these teams, only the organizations. And I can support this position theologically.




" I never want to lose sight of Calvary as the matter of first importance (1 Cor 2:2). I hope my life and leadership are Cross centered. I'm passionate about the local church in a day when eccelesiology is so often neglected. I am a complementarian who appreciates and celebrates complementarity (I'm married to a godly, gifted and beautiful woman!). I am Reformed with a passion to see the free offer of the gospel proclaimed far and wide. "


Biographical Sketch

C.J. Mahaney leads Sovereign Grace Ministries in its mission to establish and support local churches. After 27 years of pastoring Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland, C.J. handed the senior pastor role to Joshua Harris on September 18, 2004, allowing C.J. to devote his full attention to Sovereign Grace. He serves on the Council of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (ACE), and on the boards of The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) and the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). He is author of The Cross Centered Life; Christ Our Mediator; Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God: What Every Christian Husband Needs to Know; and Humility: True Greatness. He also contributed to Dear Timothy: Letters on Pastoral Ministry, and to two additional volumes in the Foundations for the Family Series (Crossway). He has also edited or co-authored four books in the Pursuit of Godliness book series, published by Sovereign Grace Ministries: Why Small Groups?, This Great Salvation, How Can I Change?, and Disciplines for Life.

C.J. and his wife Carolyn have three married daughters and one son. They make their home in Gaithersburg, Maryland. - Wikipedia


The Cross-Centered Life
Humility: True Greatness
Christ our Mediator
Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God: What Every Christian Husband Needs to Know
Contributed to Sex and the Supremacy of Christ edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor


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