Illustrating Well – An Excerpt

Dr. Jim Wilson’s new book, Illustrating Well, provides preachers with a resource to learn what makes an effective sermon illustration. You can find an excerpt of his new publication here.

James L. Wilson
Director, Doctor of Ministry Program | Professor of Leadership Formation
Dr. Jim Wilson serves as the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and the professor of leadership formation since 2006. Dr. Wilson has continued to serve the local church as an Interim Pastor, Transitional Pastor, Teaching Pastor, and guest speaker. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars, retreats and does some International speaking.

Faculty Dialogues: Dispensationalism or Not

In this episode of Faculty Dialogues, Dr. David Rathel and Dr. Paul Wegner held a live discussion on their views on dispensationalism.

David Rathel
Associate Professor of Christian Theology
Dr. Rathel is the associate professor of Chrisitian Theology at Gateway Seminary. Prior to Gateway, Dr. Rathel supplied pastoral care to churches in the United States and Scotland, served as an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Philosophy for the Baptist College of Florida, and provided teaching assistance for the University of St Andrews.

Reaching Men

Dr. Iorg discusses raising boys into men in light of the recent shooting in Buffalo, New York.

Jeff Iorg
President
Dr. Jeff Iorg is the president of Gateway Seminary. Prior to his service at the Seminary, Dr. Iorg was the Executive Director of the Northwest Baptist Convention for almost ten years. He was also the founding pastor of Greater Gresham Baptist Church in Gresham, Oregon, and has served as a pastor in Missouri and a staff pastor in Texas.

Articles

Faculty Dialogues: Christology

In this episode of the Faculty Dialogues, Dr. David Rathel and Dr. Rick Durst have a candid and enlightening conversation on Christology.

Rodrick K. Durst
Chair, History/Theological Studies | Professor of Historical Theology
Dr. Rodrick Durst has served as Professor of Historical Theology and a variety of administration roles at Gateway Seminary since 1991. His current research includes a study of emerging church movements, ecclesiology for rapid cell and simple church multiplication, new paths for apologetics, single adults in the church, and faith and film.
Ministry

Ministry For The Long Haul

Curriculum Matters

Apologetics: Five Ways to Equip Yourself for Tough Questions

Creative Teaching: Object Lessons

When I Don’t Feel Like Teaching

Terminally Missional

“Living missionally” was something so clear throughout Dr. Reed’s years in ministry and education. However, a recent diagnosis of terminal cancer brings a new and different meaning.

J.T. served as the associate director of the doctor of ministry program and professor of leadership formation. As retired faculty, he continues to teach as senior professor of leadership formation. While pastoring he earned a M.Div., Th.M. and D.Min. from Gateway.

Followers of Jesus, Ohana in Practice

Ministry does not only entail meeting the needs of the church but one’s entire community. Stacey and Ikaika Higa tell their story about their ministry calling in Oahu and their mission to instill the value of ‘aloha ‘aina’.

Ikaika and Stacey Higa
Church Planters | Hamama Community Church
Ikaika was raised on Maui while his wife, Stacey grew up in Indiana. They met at Gateway Seminary when it was in San Francisco; and both shared a desire to tell others about Jesus in ways that speak to their hearts.

Be Missional by Dreaming Small

The term ‘missional’ has been added to the ever-growing Christian lexicon. Conner Smith reflects on his journey towards a proper and nuanced understanding of being ‘missional’.

Conner Smith
Student | Master of Theological Studies
Conner Smith is pursuing a Master of Theological Studies degree at Gateway Seminary. He currently serves as lead pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Perris, CA.

Faculty Dialogues: Providence, Prayer & Evil

In this episode, Gateway faculty from the department of theology discuss integral doctrines of providence, prayer and evil.

David Rathel
Associate Professor of Christian Theology
Dr. Rathel is the associate professor of Chrisitian Theology at Gateway Seminary. Prior to Gateway, Dr. Rathel supplied pastoral care to churches in the United States and Scotland, served as an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Philosophy for the Baptist College of Florida, and provided teaching assistance for the University of St Andrews.

Apologetics: Five Ways to Equip Yourself for Tough Questions

Many Christians face challenging criticisms about the validity of their faith and the existence of God. Dr. Adam Groza provides five tips on how to equip Christians for tough questions.

Adam P. Groza
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services | Associate Professor of Philosophy
Adam is a native Californian and has taught philosophy-related classes at a variety of institutions including California Baptist University, Tarleton State University, Scarborough College, and Korea Baptist Theological Seminary. Adam joined the Gateway family in June 2010 after serving on faculty and as director of admissions at Southwestern.

Podcasts

Lead On Podcast
May 15, 2022

Maintaining Perspective

Dr. Iorg encourages leaders to maintain perspective and to focus their intelletual, relational, and emotional resources on what really matters.
Lead On Podcast
May 15, 2022

Raising Men

Dr. Iorg discusses the responsibility leaders have to reach more young men with the gospel and provide them with healthy models of Christian manhood.
Lead On Podcast
May 8, 2022

Responding to the Roe v. Wade Controversy

Dr. Iorg discusses how leaders should respond to the recent controversy surrounding Roe v. Wade.