President Jeff Iorg

Jeff Iorg: Pastor, author, teacher, leader

Dr. Iorg teaches leadership, preaching, and church ministry courses at Gateway Seminary. He speaks frequently on these 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,  Unscripted and his latest, Ministry in the New Marriage Culture. Iorg has also written dozens of articles and curriculum materials.

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, has three adult children, and three grandchildren. His hobbies include reading fiction, cheering on the Oregon Ducks, and searching for the world’s best barbeque restaurant.

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Foundational gifts

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of Baptist Foundations and their contribution to kingdom ministries. Since then, two interesting things have happened that further underscore the importance of their work.

Passion Week

Coptic Christians in Egypt are mourning the death of 44 friends and family members who died in two separate church bombings on Palm Sunday. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.


Baptist Foundations work as partners with state conventions of Southern Baptists across the United States. These Foundations do many things, depending on their location and size, but their core function is estate planning.

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