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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.

Get Ready

Dr. Iorg discusses the recent controversy regarding the Supreme Court and Roe v. Wade.

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.

Passion for Ministry

Dr. Iorg reminds us of a crucial aspect of passion in ministry - the requirement of leaders to set aside personal privileges and expectations to advance God’s kingdom.

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.

California Christian Impact

Many see California as a desolate spiritual wasteland. Dr. Iorg dispels these negative perceptions and sheds light on the spiritual impact of the state.

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 Apostles & The Septuagint

The Septuagint, the Greek translation of the Old Testament, has been important not only for modern interpreters of the New Testament but to the apostles themselves. Eric Espinoza dives into the significance of learning about the Septuagint for the modern reader.

Eric Espinoza
Student | Master of Theology
Eric Espinoza is a Master of Theology student at Gateway Seminary. Prior to pursuing the ThM, he graduated with his Master of Divinity. His research interests include Old Testament and Septuagintal studies. He currently serves as the administrative assistant to the president at Gateway Seminary.

Minor Prophets, Major Hope

When preaching on any of the Minor Prophets, the outline is generally the same for each message. Sin abounds. Judgment is real. Repentance is necessary. Restoration is possible.

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.

Idolizing Religious Liberty

Many American evangelicals feel the decline of religious liberty and anticipate a looming threat of religious persecution. Dr. Phil Hopkins points to the history of Iranian Christianity to provide perspective on how American evangelicals should approach this 1st amendment right.

Philip O. Hopkins
Associate Professor of Church History
Philip O. Hopkins is the associate professor of Church history at Gateway Seminary. He earned Ph.D. in applied theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a second Ph.D. in Iranian history from the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). He is also a research fellow for the Institute of Iranian Studies at the University of St. Andrews, guest lecturer at Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan, Armenia, and part of the editorial board for Iran and the Caucasus (Brill).

Spirit & Word

The dynamic interplay between Spirit and Word is essential for the Christian life. Dr. Iorg shares his continued learning about the Spirit and Word in personal transformation.

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.

Changing Your Image of Evangelism

According to a recent Barna study on evangelism, most Christians seem to share a common view that evangelism is not a requirement of every disciple. Dr. Iorg recommends an effective biblical way of changing this image of evangelism.

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.

Biographies

The libraries of leaders must include biographies. Dr. Iorg reflects upon his own personal and professional growth by reading this literary genre.

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.