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 seven 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, Ministry in the New Marriage Culture, and his latest, Leading Major Change in Your Ministry. 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 four grandchildren. His hobbies include reading fiction, cheering on the Oregon Ducks, and searching for the world’s best barbeque restaurant.

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Discipleship Requires Baptism

When Jesus gave his most succinct instruction about making disciples – the Great Commission – he told Christians to baptize new converts as an initial step of obedience to him.

Defining Discipleship

One of the pressing issues in the American church is the inadequacy of current disciple-making processes resulting in fewer disciples following Jesus. Exploring this issue starts with defining discipleship.

Sex Robots, Really?

Business is booming in our area, including a company called Abyss Creations that is hoping to bring sexbots to the market soon. Harmony, Henry, and Solana are the prototypes – each with a robotic head empowered by artificial intelligence and controlled by a phone app. When fully developed, they will be able to talk to you, change facial expressions, and remember your sexual preferences.

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