Still in the Bay

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When we decided to move our primary campus to Southern California and become Gateway Seminary, we simultaneously announced our intention to maintain a robust training presence in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over the past two years, we have worked hard to fulfill that promise.

Circle of Life

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The circle of life is more than a catchy song by Elton John and Tim Rice. It’s a reality – people are being born, people are dying, and life goes on and on and on.

Hooked

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Americans are hooked – on drugs both legal and illegal. We are so desperate to self-medicate we celebrate drinking as a social necessity and legalize marijuana as a means to raise tax revenue.

Explaining Portland

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The greater Portland, Oregon area is our adopted hometown. We moved there in 1989 with three preschoolers to plant a new church. We lived there for 15 years, raising our children and growing a healthy church. We embraced many aspects of Stumptown – cheering for the Blazers (not the...

A question for preachers

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On the occasion of his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln said, “If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives...

Pornographers Unite!

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In northern California, next to a major freeway is an oversized billboard that reads, “PORNOGRAPHERS – Vote NO on Proposition 60.” Intriguing – what would be so important the porn industry would unite in such public opposition?

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