Prayer Sparks

Pastor Jon Varner shares what he learned developing a practice of combining his daily Bible reading and prayer.

Jon Varner
Lead Pastor
Jon Varner is the lead pastor at Valley View Christian Church in Kent, Washington.

Sobering

Life is short, heaven is long. Let’s live like it today.

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.

Favorite Book of 2023 + Books I Read

Dr. Chris Woznicki shares his favorite books of the past year.

Chris Woznicki
Affiliate Instructor in Theology at Fuller Seminary, JEC Research Fellow

Articles

The Christmas Couple: Joseph

Dr. Iorg discusses what we can learn from Joseph’s conviction and obedience.

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.
Seasonal Articles

Choosing Worship This Christmas

The Christmas Couple: Mary

Christmas Music

Walking by Faith

We all want our walk of faith to be driven by “want to.” But as adults, we know that a life of faith is really driven by “ought to.” That is what sustains us, and helps to disciple others who are growing in the faith.

Sang Boo
Pastor of Canvas Ministry, Good Community Church of Torrance
Pastor Sang joined Good Community Church in June 2014. He earned two degrees from Gateway Seminary: the MDiv in 2009 and the PhD in 2017.

Hope for the New Year

Dr. Iorg encourages leaders to maintain faith in God’s promises and strive for the best, believing God’s ways produce positive results.

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.

Confusing Momentum with Vision

Dr. Iorg discusses the difference between Momentum and Vision and the reason for his choice to transition out of the presidency at Gateway.

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.

The Sound of Groaning: A Reflection on Romans 8:18-30

God’s word, specifically Romans 8, has good news for anyone in a season of groaning: we are not alone.

Jon Limm
Associate Pastor at Sycamore Hill Church
Jon Limm serves as an Associate Pastor at Sycamore Hill Church in Delaware. He is a recent Gateway graduate with a Master’s in Theological Studies.

Helping ‘The Helper’

Dr. Eddie Pate describes his experience with El Ayudante, a missions organization in Honduras.

Eddie Pate
Director, Kim School of Global Missions | Professor of Evangelism
Eddie Pate, professor of evangelism and director of the David and Faith Kim School of Global Missions, has been associated with Gateway in one way or another since 2005. Dr. Pate and his family served in Jordan and Sudan for over a decade. Eddie served as the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, Barstow California from 1986-1993 and again from 2012 to 2021.

Podcasts

The Bible Teaching Podcast
February 23, 2024

Teaching Poetry

You can not teach every kind of book the same way. Different teaching methods for different kinds of literature.

The format should drive the content and the structure of your lectures. Poetry uses symbolism, imagery, and hyperbole to evoke responses. Y

The Study Podcast
February 20, 2024

Abrahamic Covenant Enacted

In episode 12 of The Study Podcast, Dr. Wegner and Tyler continue the conversation about the covenant God makes with Abraham. There were over 15 years from the time God promised Abraham children to the birth of Isaac. God is with us even when we can’t feel Hi

10 Questions with 10 Pastors
February 19, 2024

James Turner

James Turner is pastor of Eastvale Bible Church in Norco, California. He and host Tyler Sanders discuss the benefits of preaching through whole books of the Bible, the challenges of finding and leading people in ministry, and the importance of taking time to listen wh