We Wait You

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More than a decade ago, a Gateway employee wrote a book detailing her experiences as a missionary in Romania just after Communism collapsed. She was invited into the country as a university lecturer and given freedom to speak about democracy, human rights, and the gospel. After her first...

Mission Discipline

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When an organization faces challenging circumstances, the temptation is to focus decision-making on solving presenting problems.  While some fires do have to be put out immediately, veteran leaders know better than attempting to regain organizational health by focusing on the tyranny of the urgent.

10,000

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Gateway graduations are a multi-week event spread over five campuses in four states. We like a party so we throw five of them every spring! This year we reached a remarkable milestone in our 77-year history.

Defining Diversity

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Gateway Seminary has been a diverse community for so long we often forget how unique we are in this regard. We started our five-campus graduation cycle this past weekend and our diversity was on full display, reminding me again of the tapestry that is the Gateway family.

The Value of Women

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My pastor, Dr. Brian Kennedy, devoted his Mother’s Day message to a stirring challenge to contemporary definitions of marriage, the significant of mothering, and the value of women. He also called men to fulfill their biblical responsibilities as husbands, fathers, and sons—part of which is...

Crises in Our Churches—Two

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In a recent class presentation on ecclesiology, students poured out their discouragement and frustration over the state of their churches. The professor set aside his notes and addressed the issues at hand. He followed up that class session with a series of letters to students, pointing out...

The Chauvin Verdict

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I stepped off a plane on Tuesday and heard the news Derrick Chauvin was convicted on all counts in the death of George Floyd. Like many others, I had been thinking about some observations I could offer that might contribute to moving all of us forward in positive ways once the verdict was...

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