No matter who wins the presidential election, it appears the American people are about to get what they have asked for over the past fifty years – institutionalization of their rejection of moral authority.
While most people are caught up in the Trump vs. Clinton aspect of the upcoming election, there is another matter on the ballot in California which should motivate Californians to get to the polls.
Tomorrow starts the big party! We will formally celebrate the launch of Gateway Seminary and the dedication of our new campus in Ontario, California on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.
The first presidential debate is over and now pundits and pollsters are trying to determine who won, or gained polling points, or at least did not lose any ground. It wasn’t much of a debate – more like an argument in a middle school cafeteria or on a reality television program.
Many years ago, our church had a series of solid successes on some significant ministry projects. At the time, I was involved in a supervisory relationship with a mentor who was helping sharpen my ministry skills.
Last Thursday, in a remarkable way, God visited our chapel and called us to visible response to His Word at work in our lives. Dr. Benny Wong, pastor of First Chinese Baptist Church of Los Angeles, preached a powerful message on our responsibility to participate in and lead corporate prayer.
One of our new initiatives, made possible by our new facility and made necessary by our educational strategy, is webcasting Gateway’s chapel services.
This past weekend, the Harvest Crusade happened for the 27th year at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California. Pastor Greg Laurie and Harvest Community Church have been the driving force behind this movement, with 200 other churches partnering with them this year.
The worst terrorist attack ever in Turkey – with greater casualties than their recent airport attack – happened over this past weekend. At this writing, 51 are dead and more than a dozen seriously injured.
Ministry theoreticians amuse me. They pontificate on “what won’t work,” all the while ignoring their own ministerial ineffectiveness.