prayer

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.

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.

A Christian Response to Tragedy

How should Christians respond to the atrocities of the Israel-Hamas war?

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.

Prayer: A Gift from Our Triune God

Adoption, which is a gift from the Trinity, is also the foundation of our prayers.

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

Prayer in Crisis

Dr. Iorg discusses what public crises reveal about our nation's spiritual needs.

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.

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.

Safer at Home

Even during tumultuous times, God's will still remains visible. Dr. Jim Wilson draws the Christian back to scripture to remember part of God's will for his people - to rejoice.

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.

Maximizing Prayer Time

Sometimes prayer during bible studies can consume almost all of the lesson time. Dr. Ferguson provides ways to create meaningful prayer while preserving ample time for the study of scripture.

Kristen Ferguson
Director of Online Education | Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Dr. Kristen Ferguson serves as the Director of Online Education and associate professor of educational leadership at Gateway Seminary. Her doctoral research at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary investigated evangelical faculty perceptions on online theological education. Her continued research focuses on online course design, blended learning, and online teaching best practices.