Invest is a 10 month course designed to disciple, train, and equip men who are interested in servant leadership in the local church.



Invest has three important objectives:

  • To assist in doctrinal development through study and discussion.
  • To equip and train participants to serve as lay leaders at COGC.
  • To provide a context for evaluation of character and gifting


Participant Requirements

The following is required of each participant:

  • Must be a member of Covenant of Grace Church and an active participant in a Community Group.*
  • Must commit to attending a majority of the meetings.
  • Must commit to completing the assignments.
  • Must purchase the following books: Disciples of Grace, Jerry Bridges; Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Donald Whitney; Stop Dating the Church, Joshua Harris; Evangelism, Mack Stiles.

*A recommendation from your Community Group Leader is required for participation.


Audio Assignments

September – Grace and the Adventure of Leadership (C.J. Mahaney)

October – Boasting Only in the Cross (John Piper)
Audio | Video

October – The Functional Centrality of the Gospel (Jacob Bullmore)

December – Loving the Church (C.J. Mahaney)

January – Guarding Against Unbelief (Jace Hudson)

February – The Power: Understanding and Experiencing the Holy Spirit (Jeff Purswell)

April – Sustained in Suffering by the Saga of Job (C.J. Mahaney)
Audio | Video

May – Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: Why It matters (Jeff Purswell)

June – Divine Sovereignty: The Fuel of Death-Defying Missions (David Platt)
Audio | Video