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.

Dr. Iorg teaches leadership, preaching, and church ministry courses at Gateway. He speaks frequently on these same subjects in conferences and other venues, including college campuses and leadership seminars. His publications include six books – The Painful Side of Leadership, The Character of Leadership, Is God Calling Me?, The Case for Antioch, Seasons of a Leader’s Life and his latest, Unscripted – along with dozens of articles and curriculum materials. Dr. Iorg maintains a leadership resources website at www.JeffIorg.com.

Dr. Iorg is a graduate of Hardin Simmons University (B.A.), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.). He is married to Ann and has three adult children. His hobbies include umpiring baseball, reading, and searching for the world’s best barbeque restaurant. His personal ministry includes outreach to the professional baseball community in the Bay Area.

Durability

Many see the dying light of the church in America fading into nonexistence. Dr. Jeff Iorg, however, continues to witness its durability as the church continues to rely on God's sustaining resources.

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.

Misinformation

Misinformation runs rampant these days. Dr. Iorg gives suggestions on how to find islands of reason and survive this sea of misinformation

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.

Healthy Culture

Pandemic stress, political turmoil, and social unrest have revealed the true cultural climate in churches and ministry organizations. Dr. Iorg gives his take on a proper response to promote healthy culture.

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.

Christian Unity

Reflecting on Colossians 3:15, Dr. Iorg heeds Christian leaders to have the same discipline and preparation to take up the challenge of unity in the midst of political and social divide in the church.

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.

Afghanistan Veterans

As Americans, we must do better for those who served in Afghanistan. Dr. Iorg heeds churches and individuals to provide care, ministry and support for Afghanistan veterans.

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.

Baptizing More People – Part Two

A common concern among Southern Baptists is our decline in both the number of baptisms and the ratio of members to baptisms over the past decades. Dr. Iorg suggests what we can do about this significant problem.

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.

Baptizing More People – Part One

A common concern among Southern Baptists is our decline in both the number of baptisms and the ratio of members to baptisms over the past decades. Dr. Iorg suggests improving evangelistic effectiveness to combat this problem.

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.

Value of Being a Southern Baptist

The SBC has seen distrust and deep skepticism among its members in recent years. Dr. Jeff Iorg provides perspectives to help maintain a positive outlook on denominational involvement and leadership.

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.

Unraveling

When one thread is pulled, the whole garment starts unraveling. Dr. Iorg comments on how the Equality Act affects the safety of prison inmates.

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.

A Sad Change

The transgender movement is demanding men who identify as women be allowed to compete as their gender of choice. Dr. Iorg reflects on the sad reality of the transgender movement on female athletes.

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.