Logo Shirts

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When we rebranded as Gateway Seminary, we knew it would take a while for the new name to become better known than our old one. We chose a generic name we could use anywhere/anytime, replacing being identified with one of the ten most famous landmarks in the world (which shall remain unnamed to...

A Simple Gospel

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My recent blogs on our confusion about declaring and defending the gospel prompted one supporter to write me back. While he applauded my overall point, he opined some Christians – even pastors - seem to be confused about the simplicity of the gospel. He referenced a recent memorial service, led...

Statesmen

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From time to time, we hear people lament the shortage of and issue a call for more statesmen-like leadership in our denomination. We recently lost a person who modeled that kind of leadership which motivated me to think about what makes a person a statesman or stateswoman.

Brokenness

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A theme in my preaching ministry over the past few months has been the power of forgiveness. My messages have considered two aspects of this subject – we need God’s forgiveness and we must forgive others. The best one-word description of the response is “intense.” Dozens of people have lined up...

Credibly Accused

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There’s a new phrase, really a new meaning attached to an old phrase, that’s gaining popularity as a standard for justice – credibly accused. People are using this phrase to demand accountability – ranging from public apology to resignation to legal punishment – for people who have broken social...

Expectations

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Governor Gavin Newsom recently placed a moratorium on the death penalty in California. No executions will take place while he is governor. Newsom declared in a written statement, “The intentional killing of another person is wrong. And as governor, I will not oversee the execution of any...

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