Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa, experienced a major disaster on August 16, 2017. With heavy rainfall and major mudslides affecting the country’s capital, it is in a desperate situation with over 400 dead and more than 1,500 missing. A coroner who witnessed the Sierra Leone civil war an...
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Crisis Relief | Sierra Leone Flooding

Matt Payne points to a few nameshe’s written on a white board as he begins telling their stories. “Jeanette—her house was completely destroyed,” he says. “When we arrived, she was searching for her wedding dress and her husband’s ashes, so we helped her find those things.” ...
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Tornado Allies

by Daniel Hopkins
Gateway volunteers share their stories. Because of Gateway's amazing volunteers, thousands of people feel welcomed each week at every campus, and visitors and members truly feel valued. Your service, smiles, warm handshakes, phone call...
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Hats Off to You

by Katie Smith
Can the devil hear our thoughts? God is omniscientand knows everything we are thinking. For example, Matthew 9:4 says, “But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, ‘Why do you think evil in your hearts?’” God knows every single thought we’ve ever ...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

by Jimmy Evans
It's unlikely that any story focusing on a linguist as the heroine is going to intrigue anyone other than grammar and language nerds. But add aliens, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, a stunning soundtrack, and a twisty plotline and you’ve got an Academy Award–winning film. Arrival foll...
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Arrival

by Katie Smith and Rachel Peterson
Gateway NRH is next! In November 2007,Gateway’s first extension campus opened in North Richland Hills with Campus Pastor Marcus Brecheen. The weekend services mirrored those at the Southlake Campus with live worship, personal ministry, and a video mess...
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Extreme Campus Makeover

Not long ago,I was standing in the lobby during a weekend service and a lady, seeing my shiny name tag, approached me with a question: “Why doesn’t Gateway have a ministry to help people who are disabled and can’t leave their homes? My other church had a ministry that took them meals.” I re...
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The Need to Lead: Is God Calling You?

by Pastor Chelsea Seaton
For the past 20 years,I’ve been on a pursuit to find out how to raise godly children, and for good reason—I have six of them! One of the most fundamental things I’ve learned is it’s no one else’s job to raise my children, but it’s mine as their parent. I was a ...
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Priestly Parenting: How to raise godly children

by Pastor Zach Neese
The Oscar-nominated film, Lion, based on the memoir A Long Way Home, tells the incredible and heart-wrenching true story of a young boy, Saroo Brierley, who was separated from his family in India at the age of five. After being picked up in the streets by ...
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Lion

by Georgette Shuler & Katie Smith
Gateway members partner with Youth World to give girls prom dresses. When Angie Rose approached Youth World,a nonprofit organization in South Dallas, about an event for young girls who couldn’t afford prom dresses, she didn’t expect to have her front porch and garage
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Prom Blessings

by Katie Smith
Anna LeBaron grew up in a dangerous cult and found freedom at Gateway Anna LeBaron only recalls seeing her father only three times in her life. She and her siblings spent their childhood shuffling between different hideouts in the United States and Mex...
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The Polygamist's Daughter

by Daniel Hopkins
My adult son is making life choices that go against the way we raised him. I’m struggling about what to do. Am I enabling him if I tolerate his choices and maintain a relationship with him? As Christians, are there boundaries we can set in our relationships that allow us to ...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

by Pastor Beth Helton
A Conversation with Steve Dulin about Gateway Business Leaders For years, the church and business worlds have not seemed to connect very well, but thanks to Pastor Robert’s heart to serve business leaders and Pastor Steve Dulin’s experience in both worlds, Gateway has ...
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Gateway Business Leaders

by Daniel Hopkins
How your strengths (and weaknesses) affect your marriage John came to me because he was having trouble being understood at work and wanted to know how to communicate his perspective and ideas better. Additionally, he said that while his marriage was good, lately he and his wi...
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Finding Empathy

by Allan Kelsey
Why do trials and suffering happen? This is a great question everyone wonders about from time to time. There are a few passages of Scripture that can help us shape our understanding of this very difficult question. Trials and suffering are necess...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

by Pastor Marcus Brecheen
Trusting God when He hasn't answered your prayers I’ve been in a season of singleness for twelve years now. Twelve years of walking with God through the ups and downs. Twelve years of being frustrated with His timing. Twelve years of watching most of my close friends get marr...
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Single Season

by Jenae Tankersley
David and Alena Moore's “139” is a song steeped in both difficult circumstances and redemption. It came to David quickly one day a few years ago, and when he played it for Alena it stayed with her in a way only David’s best songs do. “He showed me the song and...
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David and Alena Moore's “139”

by Daniel Hopkins
How You Can Experience Peace I love the story of Jesus' birthbecause it does much more than simply tell a story. It reminds us we can experience peace no matter what we’re going through. In fact, peace on earth is the main focus of the angel’s announce...
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Peace on Your Earth

by Robert Morris
Making Christmas the most wonderful time of the year. It's the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer. There’ll be parties for hosting…” And I’d better stop because you might alr...
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Be of Good Cheer

by Phillip Hunter
For some, this is the most wonderful time of the year, yet for others, the holidays can be difficult. Jesus’ birth is a joyful reminder of God’s love for us no matter what we’re going through, so this Christmas, whether you have a few dollars or a few hours, we encourage you to be a light b...
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Be a Light

Bee Friendly: How a Gateway member’s school program is tackling bullying for good. You're amazing. You're worthy. Your life is important. You can do it. The last place you might expect to hear these words is in a public school. But here in Texas,...
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Bee Friendly

by Katie Smith
Pick the answer that best describes you. WHEN YOU GET IN YOUR CAR TO GO SOMEWHERE NEW, YOU: a. Immediately turn on your maps app.
 b. Call someone to ask how to get there.
 c. Sit in awe. Your dead car battery just started working again...
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Which Gateway Sermon Series Are You?

Twenty-seven years ago, I went on my first sabbatical. I had heard of ministers taking sabbaticals—going away for a few days to be with the Lord—but as a business man, I didn’t think a sabbatical applied to me. However, the Lord led me to go on one. My in-laws helped me nd a place to go, an...
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Take a Break

by Pastor Steve Dulin
Lawrence Swicegood stands back as Franklin Graham—yes, that Franklin Graham, son of Reverend Billy Graham—slices into a watermelon with a machete. What started out as a joke has now become a ritual after every Decision America Tour prayer rally. As the slices of watermelon help cool down th...
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Decision America: How Gateway Is Backing A Nationwide Campaign for God.

by Daniel Hopkins
When Sujo John moved from Calcutta, India, to New York City to start a new life in February 2001, all he had were two suitcases and $50 in his wallet. His two business degrees helped him land a job on the 81st floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and his wife, Mary, got a job...
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Sujo's Story: How surviving 9/11 gave one man boldness to do God’s work.

by Katie Smith
YOUR VOTE UNDER GOD “We want to see 100% voter registration and voting at Gateway Church.” –Pastor Robert Morris Important Election Dates for 2017 October 23 – Novem...
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Your Vote Under God

Disney's Moana tells the story of a curious and adventurous young girl named Moana, the daughter of the village chief on the beautiful island of Motunui. The village has everything it needs to sustain a happy life, albeit a monotonous one. The entire village is content with staying...
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We Are Voyagers!

by Eric Rodriguez
I grew up in church.Every Sunday morning, Sunday night, Wednesday night (basically any time the doors were open), my dad and mom would usher my sister, Jodi, and me into our family car, and we’d make our way to a little Assemblies of God church. Although I spent a lot of ti...
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In the Flow: Discovering a New Rhythm of Life

by Pastor Thomas Miller
It was the last portionof a two-day intensive writing session, and Gateway’s worship leaders, along with other prominent songwriters, were on their last creative legs. Nevertheless, Pastors Tyler Bates, Cole Novak, Walker Beach, and Nashville producer Kyle Lee gathered at t...
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"Open the Heavens"

by Katie Smith
What Is Presbytery? We've had presbytery services at Gateway from the very beginning,and it’s one of my favorite times of the year! The word presbytery comes from the Greek word presbuterion, which means body of elders. This is why we ...
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Ask a Pastor: What is Presbytery?

by Pastor Robert Morris
HOW OUR ATTITUDES DETERMINE OUR HAPPINESS Years ago, before I was in ministry, I worked for my dad in the appliance business. My job for years was delivering appliances—refrigerators, washers, dryers, and more—all over the Texas Panhandle. There was a large hou...
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Attitude

by Pastor Jimmy Evans
Afew years ago,we had family come visit from out of town, and they asked us to take them on a tour of AT&T Stadium (where the Dallas Cowboys play). I didn’t even know that was a “thing.” We have lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 17 years and have never ventured 30 minutes aw...
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On Tour

by Kendra Hunt
How a funeral was the catalyst for one family’s salvation story. Twenty-five years ago, Sue Pierce had a vision.Her husband, Tim, and his family were not living for Christ, and she felt extremely alone in her prayers for them. But the Lord showed her that someday Tim’s...
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Falling Dominoes

by Katie Smith
The story of Worship Team Academy's first band. Kyle Wilt heard the prison gate clink shut behind him,but he wasn’t afraid. He and four friends, David Cole, Herman Theodorus, Terry Willhoite, and Karl Binger were there on a mission—to lead worship for ...
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Bridgeport Worship

by Daniel Hopkins
When Kari and her younger sister, Kris, were little girls,they imagined a day when they’d be able to share the wonder and excitement of being pregnant at the same time. So when this dream came true, they were ecstatic! They celebrated and laughed with each other as they tal...
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Kari Jobe's "The Garden"

by Katie Smith
Tim Sheppard, Zach Cheatham, and Eric Orson's "Waiting on a Whisper" Songwriting wasn't exactly a group activityfor Pastor Tim Sheppard. Most of the songs he’s written over the years have come while spending time alone with the Lord. Nevertheless, he w...
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"Waiting on a Whisper"

by Katie Smith
One afternoon in 2015, Zach Cheatham went to the Grand Prairie Campus to prepare for Gateway Students. He took a guitar, found an empty office, and started to play. As he worshipped, he reflected back on a few years earlier when he and his wife, Amanda, got married. “Within two months of ou...
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Zach Cheatham's "Won My Heart"

by Katie Smith
Experience All Gateway Has to Offer We live in a world where so many of us are searching for hope, peace, and love. Yet it seems like everywhere we turn, we encounter despair, strife, and rejection. But there is good news! God loves each one of us, and His love is the only th...
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Love is Here

Does the Bible include made-up stories to help us learn lessons, or did they actually happen? On bookshelves in homes across the world there are copies of history’s best-selling book. In the period between 1815 and 1975, 5 billion copies of this book were sold. For millen...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

by Chad Sykes
“I need granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. “I need a large master bedroom with an en suite bathroom with his and hers vanities.” “I must have an open concept for entertaining!”
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I Want My HGTV

by Stacy Burnett
Tomorrow’s successes are built by today’s failures In art school, I heard a story about Picasso sitting on a park bench. A woman recognized him and boldly requested that he sketch her portrait. Picasso quickly sketched a simple, single-stroke drawing of the woman, remarkably ...
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Opportunity to Fail

by Micah Conger
Three years ago, challenged to figure out what Sabbath really looked like in my life, I discovered one of the hidden treasures of the special, set-apart holy day. And of all places, I found it in my kitchen! I learned that a key to a traditional Jewish Sabbath meal is Challah (sounds like “...
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Need to Knead

by Pastor Mary Jo Pierce
Gateway helps give a veteran and his family a brand-new home. As the Gateway Outreach team brainstormedtheir next home makeover project, they felt a shift. This would be their fourth project renovating or building a house for a family in need, but this year t...
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Finally Home

Seven years ago,if you would’ve told Rita Springer she’d record another album, she might not have believed you. “I would’ve been fine if I’d never recorded another record,” she says in reference to her previous studio album, The Playlist. That record took two years...
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“Never Lost”

by Daniel Hopkins
When kids age out of the foster care system, Brandy Coty steps in. Brandy Coty stood in her kitchenpreparing dinner for her family. It was a quiet moment in what some might describe as a chaotic season of her life. Out of nowhere—with no reason and no words—o...
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INSTAMOM

by Daniel Hopkins
Why is church attendance so important? Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m in the church building anytime the doors are unlocked”? For many people, church attendance is fundamental to their lives each week. But in contrast, many have made the choice in rece...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

by Dr. Robb Brewer
Through Heart for the Kingdom, our church family is making a difference for God’s glory in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and around the world. Over the years, we’ve launched new campuses, renovated current campuses, and opened a university—all so we can reach more people for the ...
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Heart for the Kingdom 2017

Brandan Bustamante, Aaron Crider, Rebecca Hart, and Andrew Morris’s "My Heart is Yours" On a hot afternoon in July, Brandan Bustamante, Aaron Crider, Rebecca Hart, and Andrew Morris cowrote a song perfect for a winter campfire worship session. “My Heart Is Yours” came ...
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"My Heart is Yours"

by Daniel Hopkins
The funniest outreach ever One summer night in 2007, Pastor Jan Greenwood raced around the NRH Campus to find space for the surprising number of women who showed up for Gateway Women’s first Laugh! Night. The parking lot was completely full, and women were sitting in the hall...
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Laugh!

by Katie Smith
If you’re new here or even if you’ve been here a long time, we’d love to meet you! Our pastors and volunteers are at Gateway Central after each service on the weekends to answer any questions you may have and help you get connected.
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Visit Gateway Central

I’ve been trying to forgive my dad for what he did to my family, but sometimes I’m still angry at him, and sometimes I feel love for him. How do I forgive him completely? The fact that you desire to forgive him is a powerful sign the Lord is working in...
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Ask a Pastor: Gateway Pastors Answer Your Difficult Questions

The Tony-nominated musical Waitress, based on a 2007 indie film with the same name, hit Broadway in April of 2016 and filled its hallowed streets with smells of pie and the sweet lilting voice of lead actress, Jessie Mueller. Her performance of Jenna, a small town–diner wa...
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The Waitress

by Katie Smith
Allison Hunter filled outthe housing application for a small efficiency apartment on the campus at Texas Women’s University (TWU). She lied, writing down that her two small children would only be with her one weekend every month, but as soon as her application was ...
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Grit and Grace: How Gateway’s Single Parents Grant Program helped change Allison Hunter’s life

by Daniel Hopkins
Did you know you're a minister? You don’t need to be licensed and employed by a church to do the work of the ministry. In fact, Paul makes it clear in 2 Corinthians 5:17–19 (NLT) that “God has given us the task of reconciling people to him.” Essentially, w...
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Marketplace Ministry: 10 ways to be a light in your workplace

Our mission is to help each personat Gateway believe in Jesus, belong to family, become a follower, and build God’s kingdom. This mission is something we see in the lives of our members every day, and accomplishing it isn’t just a one-time thing—it’s a process that...
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Created to Be | Gateway's Mission as Seen in the Lives of Everyday People

by Daniel Hopkins & Katie Smith
A behind-the-scenes look at Gateway’s Christmas musical. Early one Saturday morning in October, the Gateway Auditorium hums with life. There are hugs and shouts across the room, and many are wearing nametags with movie or musical characters written on ...
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Chasing Lights: A New Truthical Adventure

by Katie Smith
An update on Gateway's Heart for the Kingdom initiatives. Each year, Gateway announces several initiatives to help build God’s kingdom here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. During the past few years, the expansion and remodel of several Gateway campuses ...
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The Beat Goes On

Valuing time at the dinner table. Growing up, my family always sat around the table for dinner. It was the one time each day when we were all together. We often had friends over for dinner, and many times we hosted the visiting speakers at our church, so we had...
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Table Time

by Pastor Sandy Jobe
How one Gateway student started a citywide movement. Jess Ford, a student from Gateway NRH, looked around as teenagers began to gather in the park. It was a warm summer evening and because of his passion to connect young people with Jesus, 155 students were com...
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Ignited

by Sarah Wronko
The Beasleys adopted a girl no one thought would survive, then God did a miracle. Lindsey Beasley sat alone in the quiet of her new home one morning in November 2014. She and her husband, Luke, had just moved in a few months before, and they were preparing for ...
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All in the Family

by Daniel Hopkins
Gateway Worship saw walls come down in Lima, Peru. This summer, I found myself in a bullfighting arena in Lima, Peru. Well, it used to be a bull fighting arena. Coliseo Amauta is the largest multi-use indoor arena in Peru, and it has been ho...
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Heaven in Peru

by Jessica Sheppard
October is upon us, and that means cooler temperatures and more activities for the family. We hope you and your family will spend some quality time outdoors in your neighborhoods and communities. In fact, Gateway is making a big change this year to encourage you to get out and get to know m...
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Connect and Serve

by Daniel Hopkins
How Gateway is helping with disaster relief in Louisiana In late August, Joey and Betty Ann welcomed a small group of people into their home near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There were a few pleasantries exchanged, and then the guests proceeded to tear down cabinets, rip u...
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Love Your Neighbor

by Katie Smith
Gateway launches a new apostolic ministry. One morning earlier this year, I was having my quiet time with the Lord, and He told me Pastor Robert was going to talk to me about something very important. Having a significant conversation with him wasn’t unusual si...
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We're in This Together

by Pastor Jimmy Evans
Come Find YOUR Passion Craig Terndrup Associate Senior Pastor, Gateway Outreach In Ephesians, Paul challenges the Church to discover the glorious nature of God and the vastness of His love: “I ask Him that with both feet planted ...
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Come Find YOUR Passion

Early one Saturday afternoon at the Grand Prairie Campus, before any of the pastors had arrived for weekend services, coffee grinders whirred and steam rose from the espresso machine as the Gateway Café baristas prepared for the weekend rush. But the noises subsided when a woman walked in t...
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Gateway Cafe: More Than Coffee

by Daniel Hopkins
In March of 2015,Bethany and Satchel Stillwell, new parents to twins Lucy and Landon, were on their way to the hospital ... again. A few weeks earlier, their son, Landon, had been born pale and lifeless. They couldn’t even find a heartbeat. Doctors ...
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Little Bundles: How Gateway's Baby Registry Ministers to Families

by Katie Smith
PEOPLE COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES. SO DO GROUPS. Whether you call them your people, tribe, squad, or community, we know nding that special group of friends is a huge factor in making you feel at home here at Gateway. And if you can share an activity, hobby, ...
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You Belong: The Fun and Unique World of Gateway Groups

by Katie Smith
We see it more often than we realize. It’s on the outer wall of each Gateway Church campus, all of our social media pages, and nearly every printed piece we produce. It’s our logo, a symbol designed to help you identify Gateway in a split second—before you even have a chance to rea...
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Unified by Design: How we’re reaching more people with a brand new look

by Daniel Hopkins
Have you ever wanted to hear from God or needed a word from the Lord? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. As you pursue a deeper, more intimate relationship with God you’ll undoubtedly come to a place where you need to hear from Him. He speaks in a variety of ways, whether it be from His...
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He Still Speaks: Why Everyone Needs a Word from God

by Pastor Tom Lane
GATEWAY'S NEW PRAYER SERIES AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. We know we're supposed to pray ... but why? Do our prayers really make a difference? And is there a “right” way to pray? Prayer can be confusing for many people. And when we do pray...
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Sparking a Fire

We know what summer means here in Texas: no school and unbearable heat. Sometimes staying inside is inevitable, and if you’re starting to hear the words, “I’m bored,” don’t worry! Here are some free, fun activities (that don’t include the television) to get the kids moving.
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Summer Survival Guide: Fun indoor activities for kids (and parents!) this summer

When I was growing up, my father paid me an allowance to read books. He picked the books, and we were required to read for 30 minutes a day. My friends, however, were paid to do chores. I went to my dad one day and asked if I could get paid to do my chores as well. He said, “Son, I’m never ...
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Attitude = Altitude: How to have a fulfilled life

by By John Maxwell
I am not so sure I’m qualified to write this article. You see, my wife and I have eight kids but we are still getting counsel, we are still learning from others, and we still read books and articles about parenting in hopes that we can somehow be successful in child rearing. We...
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Take the Lead: Eight Things I’ve Learned About Parenting

by Pastor Sion Alford
Arthur Redcloud has been a member of Gateway Church since 2004, and since that time he’s been on a life-changing journey with God. He grew up on a Navajo reservation in Arizona where his grandfather was a medicine man. He became a Christian in the early 2000s, and last year he played a sign...
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Full-Time Trust: An interview with Arthur Redcloud

by Daniel Hopkins
The pile up of children at the bottom of the giant inflatable slide was enough to make most kids cry. But there were no tears as the refugee children played at the Easter Outreach in Fort Worth hosted by World Relief, a Gateway ministry partner that helps resettle refugees who’ve been displ...
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World Relief: Gateway welcomes refugees to Tarrant County

May is when many people start planning their summer vacations. Whether you’re camping, going to the beach, or taking the great American road trip, preparation is key. These handy tips will help make your summer vacation safe, fun, and memorable for the whole family. Do...
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Dos and Don'ts: Tips for an Awesome Summer Vacation

by Daniel Hopkins
Rich Niccolls and his wife, Traci, stand in Guest Centralat the Grand Prairie Campus greeting visitors betweenservices. But not long ago, they were on the other side ofthe handshake.
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Rich Provision: How the Niccolls family found hope and healing at Gateway

by Shea Tellefsen
Gateway’s Pink Mentoring Program Pairs WomenTogether for Short-Term Mentorship Mentoring is not a new thing.Although the word “mentor”was never explicitlyused in the Bible, there aremany situations in Scripture where anolder, more seasoned person encouraged,guided, and...
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Two Is Better Than One

by Katie Smith
I went to prison. I know what you’rethinking. It’s the same thing I was thinking: What amI doing? As the doors of the Bridgeport CorrectionalCenter locked behind me, my fight-or-flight instinctbegan to kick in. Although this feeling made mewant to run, I understood I was t...
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The Night I Went to Prison

by Katie Luna
We’ve introduced an enhanced eGiving platform to serve you better. This new platform includes a simplified, 10-second giving process that is incredibly easy to navigate and access. Now, you can give without creating an online profile, use your mobile device to track your giving...
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Update for eGiving

15 Ancient Proverbs for Bros 01 |A bro hug is not a bro hug unlessit follows these steps: hand clasp,shoulder bump, and pat on the back. 02 |A bro is considered wise if he does notspeak to other bros in the bathroom. ...
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Broverbs

by Shea Tellefsen and Daniel Hopkins
Gateway's Making a Worldwide Impact May 31–June 1, 2008, was a groundbreakingweekend for Gateway Church.With much anticipation, we launchedsomething that would dramaticallychange the reach of Gateway’s ministry.For the first time ever, anyone couldvisit the Gateway web...
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Over the Interwebs

Remembering Jesus’ sacrifice and His return. Some of my earliest family memories happenedduring the Passover Seder meal at mygrandparents’ home. The Seder meal marksthe beginning of the eight-day holiday. I canremember playing on the floor next to the dinner tablewhile...
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Passover

by Greg Stone
An excerpt from Pastor Robert's new book Frequency. Whenever I hear this phrase, “Pastor Robert, can I ask yousomething?” I have a good hunch what’s coming. It’s because in more than thirty years of ministry I’veheard the same great question posed...
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Hearing God's Voice

by Robert Morris
The Gateway Choircomes together todo something new. The members of the Gateway Choir lined upbefore the final service of the 2014 GatewayConference. It was the largest number of singersGateway ha...
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We Are Family

by Daniel Hopkins
Daphnie Pilgrim's husband, Scott, was having a tough day at work. As a pediatric cardiologist at a hectic hospital in New York City, dealing with stress was part of the job. But that afternoon, he decided to see if there were any other employment options. After an Internet ...
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Home Sweet Home

by Daniel Hopkins
Two sisters changed their family’s legacy. In 2000, after the death of her fatherand a trying divorce from her husband of 24 years, Beatrice Montes began drinking. Her life was in shambles. “One night, I came home scared. I had been drinking, and when ...
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One+One=Seventy-Four

by Katie Smith
An excerpt from Pastor Mary Jo Pierce’s book Adventures in Prayer. I didn't always have a prayer chair.For a long time, I was like a nomad, roaming from bed to couch to chair and from patio to kitchen table to lap desk. I knew I should
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My Prayer Chair

by Mary Jo Pierce
Gateway people rally to help with tornado relief. On December 26, 2015, as Christmas festivities wound down, a series of horrific tornadoes barreled through the Dallas area. Eleven people lost their lives, many were injured, and entire neighborhoods were destr...
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After the Storm

If your mom ever old you that church is a great place to meet your spouse, she might have been right. With Gateway as large as it is and with its many opportunities for groups and connections, there are bound to be some Gateway love stories. So this Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate some cou...
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Gateway to Love: Two Couples Share How They Met at Gateway

by Katie Smith
Freedom Isn't Just for "Those" People Six years ago, I was on staff in a church in Floridaand I traveled to Gateway Church to learn about freedom ministries. I had been in successful ministry for 25 years, but I was frustrated because what I saw in my ...
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Freedom for All

by Beth Helton
In marriage, long-term happiness is never the result of luck. It is always because we do certain things right. Even though you may be convinced that your spouse has most of the problems, you cannot change your spouse. You can only change you. There are four habits that can prot...
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Assembly Required: The Four Habits of Healthy Marriages

by Pastor Jimmy Evans
When a crisis hits a family, Gateway is there. Pastor Dustin Sample was about to take his lunch break when he received a troubling phone call. Hope DeHart, a relative of Gateway member Kelley Purselley, was in the hospital after suffering a gu...
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First Responders

by Daniel Hopkins
Frequency Tune In. Hear God. Hearing God is not just something you do. Hearing God is someone you are. As believers in Jesus Christ, we naturally want to know how we can hear God’s voice. ...
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Available Now! Frequency Book by Pastor Robert

Gateway’s Open Carry Policy In 2016, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation that permits the open carry of handguns. While we support all branches of government in the State of Texas, we have decided that allowing the open carry of a handgun would dimini...
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Gateway’s Open Carry Policy

Finally finishing construction on that Y2K bunker you started back in 1999. Completing a marathon ... on Netflix. Resolving to do "more good stuff" this year. Training to join the Dallas Cowboys. (Actually, go for it! They can't get any ...
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Resolution Fails: 10 New Year's Resolutions Not to Make

by Daniel Hopkins
As a new year unfolds, the Lord wants us to know what to believe Him for and how to be open to that, because He is set to do it. How can we step forward into His year of new tomorrows with expectation? Called to New Discernment
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A Year of New Tomorrows

by Jack Hayford
When I became the worship pastor at Gateway, there were only 100 people attending eachweek. We’ve grown quite a bit since those early days, and because of the strong vision God gavePastor Robert for our church, I was inspired to dream big about all the things we could do in Gateway Worship,...
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Falling Forward: Why Excellence is Better than Perfectionism

by Pastor Thomas Miller
FOR MANY OF US, Christmastime is full of wonderful memories, sights, sounds, and smells. The joy of Christmas is something we want to enjoy with our families, but if we’re not careful, the busyness and stress of the holidays can overwhelm us and overshadow our family time. ...
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How to Holiday: 10 Ways to Have the Best Christmas Ever

by Daniel Hopkins
Iexperienced a true miracle just a few days ago. An online retailer I shop through released an app that allows you to receive your order in less than one hour of placing it. I purchased some items and within an hour, the delivery arrived. In the midst of my rejoicing at this leap f...
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Season of Waiting: How and Why to Celebrate Advent

by Chad Sykes
My job includes planning events,and I’ve figured out that events are really just big parties. I define a party as any fun gathering with food, so it could be anything from a baby shower, a book club, or a Gateway Group to a Christmas party, men’s conference, or wedding. Aft...
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'Tis the Season: 10 Steps to Throwing a Spectacular Holiday Party

by Erin Sullivan
Veterans Day is November 11. It's a day to thank all those who are serving or have served in the United States Armed Forces. Heroes—men and women—serve among us every day. More than 21.8 million Americans in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Gu...
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Home of the Brave: Gateway Veterans Share Their Stories

by Katie Smith
The holiday season is wrapped in a flurry of activity. It’s a time for friends and family, creating memories, and celebrating together. It’s a time for“stopping down” and connecting with the people you care about most. However, it’s a season where t...
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Unplugged

by Matt Knisely
For many years when my husband Wayne (pastor of Gateway’s Jewish Ministries) put our daughter Julia to bed, he told her a bedtime story. It went something like this: “Mama and daddy got married and couldn’t have children. We prayed and prayed for God to bring us a ch...
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Two Worlds Collide

by Bonnie Saul Wilks
The God I Never Knew | A Gateway Series Begins January 2–3 and Continues Through February 6–7 The most misunderstood person in the Trinity is the Holy Spirit. Many people don’t know how to interact with the Holy Spirit or what His presence offers us...
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The God I Never Knew

We’re excited to announce Gateway’s new Dallas Campus! We recently purchased the campus from Prestonwood Baptist Church and are looking forward to being able to connect with the Dallas community in 2016. What is new? On Friday, December 4, 2015, we...
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Announcing Our New Dallas Campus

Why Keep Praying by Robert Morris Have you ever felt that your prayers aren’t heard? You may have gotten angry at God and wondered if there’s a glass ceiling between you and heaven or if it’s even worth praying. In his new book, Why Keep Prayin...
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Why Keep Praying by Robert Morris

"The goal is for every person serving to be known and appreciated for who they are, instead of the role they fill." When Dorothy Griffith showed up for her volunteer shift as a PowerPoint operator in the Rock-n-Roller Coaster room this past Fe...
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High-Tech Community

by Katie Smith
Think You Don't Have Time for the Word? Think Again. It's the 21st Century and we're all very busy! It’s not that we weren’t ever busy in the past, but there’s something about our high-tech, fast-paced society that just makes life seem busier ...
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Hear the Word

by Kristi Kennedy
Thousands of people have been displaced in the current refugee crisis and many of these people are believers who are enduring persecution for their faith in Christ. They continue to be steadfast in their faith by praying for those who are persecuting them and asking the Lord for this to be ...
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Refugee Crisis Relief

Pastor Tim Ross talks about his vision for Embassy City Church. Pastor Tim Ross loves the city of Irving. In fact, there are few people on this earth as passionate about Irving as he is. He says it’s because he has a burden for that city, which has led him to p...
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Planting an Embassy

In one moment, a miracle changed a family’s life forever. It was already hot and humid as 16-year-old Mala Maharaj prepared for school. She waved goodbye to her mother, Roshni, and all seemed well with the world. Mala and her family were high-caste, devoted Hin...
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He Is Real

by Sarah Wronko
Several Gateway ministries have big things planned this fall. After a long summer break, several ministry events at Gateway are starting up again! With the arrival of crisp weather, football, and pumpkin spice lattes, we’re gearing up for a fall semester full of fre...
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What’s Happening at Gateway?

Gateway People Share Their Embarrassing Back-to-School Stories. With school back in session this month, many of Gateway’s staff and volunteers are remembering some of their funny, awkward, or embarrassing moments at school. So if you happen to find yourself acc...
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That Awkward Moment

Have you ever met someone who was oversaved? You know who I’m talking about—someone who makes the apostle Paul seem like a lightweight. Someone who can 
take a conversation about hamburgers and turn it into a 
5-point sermon on end times. Someone who makes the disciples look like a...
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Are You Oversaved?

by Michael Jr.
Todd Lollar discovered his biggest weakness is his biggest strength. Jase Robertson sat backstage in the green room during this year’s Men’s Summit and had one question: Where’s Todd Lollar? Nobody in the green room knew who the Duck Dyn...
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Weak Is the New Strong

by Daniel Hopkins
With a church as diverse as Gateway, we’re able to offer a wide variety of ministries and opportunities for people experiencing different seasons of life. In fact, here’s a list of 10 things you may not know we have. Whether you want to serve or receive ministry, chances ar...
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10 Things You May Not Know We Have at Gateway

by Katie Smith
Six conversations to prepare your children for a new school year. Parents, have you had a chance to catch your breath? Summer is flying by. It’s hard to know anymore if summertime is actually a break for either kids or parents. While balancing your own work sch...
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Table Talk

by Pastor Todd Lane
The license plate game and I Spy can take a backseat. If you’re traveling around this summer, you may want to be on the lookout because churches across the country are getting “punny.” And just because Gateway doesn’t have a sign out front telling people to “take your sin and drop it like i...
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I Saw the Sign: 10 Church Signs with a Sense of Humor

by Katie Smith
You don’t need fireworks to wow people this Independence Day. All you need is a grill and some of these recipes gathered from Gateway pastors who know a thing or two about outdoor cooking. Some even refer to themselves as grill masters, and when you taste these recipes you’ll know ...
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Grill Masters: Gateway Pastors Share Their Favorite Recipes for the Grill

by Daniel Hopkins
Four Areas of Our Lives that Constantly Need to be Replenished. Not too long ago, a friend called me and told me something that didn’t make a lot of sense. He said, “Things are going great and everything’s wonderful, but I feel like I’m under attack.” I thought...
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Filling Your Tanks

by Pastor Robert
Discovering Your True Identity Starts with Asking the Right Questions. Have you ever asked yourself, “Who am I?” Or how about this: “What am I supposed to be when I grow up?” These questions are always in the mix during conversations about identity. In fact...
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Who Are You?

by Pastor Allan Kelsey
Happy New Year from Gateway Church!We are so thankful for all the Lord did in 2014, and we are excited about the ways we already see Him moving in 2015. At the start of each new year, Gateway takes the time to present opportunities and resources to help you put God first in...
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Putting God First

by Katie Smith
We are so excited to announce that The Blessed Life is now airing weekdays and Sundays on both Christian television networks and mainstream networks across the country! Check the updated schedule below to find your local listing. You can watch the current series anytim...
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New Air Times for The Blessed Life

What’s your favorite movie? What about your favorite song? Do you have a favorite restaurant you find yourself constantly gravitating toward? For me, all I need is a Brad Pitt movie (fellas, don’t judge me), a Miles Davis record, and some tacos, and I’m a happy camper! There’s something abo...
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Blessing Babylon: How to Be a Light in a Dark World

by Pastor Jason Laird
How would you describe the culture of your home? A culture is the normal order by which we understand ourselves, others, the world, and how things work. Whether or not you realize it, fathers play a key role in determining the culture of a home. And creating a culture of godliness is one of...
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Listen Up!: How Fathers Can Create a Godly Culture at Home

by Pastor Marcus Brecheen
Gateway takes the classic musical Godspell into the community. There’s more than one Jesus in the upper room tonight. Actually, several guys are auditioning for the role of Jesus in Godspell. It’s late, and we’re upstairs in the Southlak...
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Light of the World

by Daniel Hopkins
Every Sunday morning, Don and Kay wake up at 4:30 am to get to church on time. They drive 114 miles—about an hour and forty-five minutes—to the Gateway Grand Prairie Campus, where Don serves as a deacon. They probably pass hundreds of churches (including the Gateway Southlake and Frisco Cam...
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Weekend Warriors: An Inside Look at Gateway's Deacon Ministry

by Katie Smith
One thing is certain—our moms are amazing. And with Mother’s Day this month (May 10), there is no better time to remember just how great our moms are. They sacrificed for us from the time we were born until ... well, they’re probably still sacrificing for us. In case you’ve forgotten just h...
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Yo Mama: 10 Reasons Yo Mama Is Amazing!

by Daniel Hopkins
In John 10:1 Jesus said, “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.” The sheepfold is where the sheep are, the believers. The devil comes to steal, kill, and destroy (v. 10), and he can’t ge...
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Good News Ahead

by Robert Morris
Strong Women and the Men Who Love Them Building Happiness in Marriage When Opposites Attract by Tom and Jan Lane A healthy marriage reflects the uniqueness of both people. Each person should be able to express their gifts to benefit the...
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Strong Women and the Men Who Love Them

Most mornings, I begin my day by meeting God at McDonald’s. When I first committed my life to Christ and began to develop my relationship with Him, I heard a lot about the importance of having a quiet time to read God’s Word, meditate on it, and talk to Him in prayer. As my men...
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Me, God, & Mickey D's

by Tom Lane
Competition and community play well together with Gateway Sports. There’s something about hearing the season’s first clank of a metal bat knocking a softball deep into the outfield. It’s the unofficial sound of summer, and it’s one of the many...
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Game On!

by Daniel Hopkins
What’s keeping you from being truly free? If you’ve ever wondered,Why do I keep repeating the same mistakes over and over again? Why can’t I change?Take heart—there is a way out! In his new book,Truly Free: Breaking the Snares That So Easily Entangle
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Truly Free Is Now Available

GATEWAY CHURCH has changed and grown exponentially in 15 years, but one thing has remained the same: we’re all about people. Not just some people.
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We're All About People

FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS, we’ve faithfully counted. Being a church that’s all about people, we count every person that walks through our doors and into the history of Gateway. We count people because people count. We know that every number has a name, and every name has a stor...
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Every Number Has A Name

WHEN PASTOR THOMAS MILLER was hired to be Gateway’s worship pastor 15 years ago, he made a list of all the things he hoped to do through Gateway Worship. On this list, he held nothing back—the sky was the limit. It was a rather unorthodox approach to taking the job because ...
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Behind the Music

by Daniel Hopkins
GOD GAVE ME THIS VISION for ministry in a dream one night in 1993. I had been reading through the Bible during my quiet time, and the very next morning I read 1 Samuel 11:8: “When he numbered them … the children of Israel were three hundred thous...
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I Will Build My Church

by Robert Morris
Last year, as part of Gateway’s Heart for the Kingdom initiatives, parking spaces were added at theNRHCampus. The new parking spaces accommodated new members from the surrounding areas includingWatauga, Hurst,Euless, Fort Worth and, of course ... Oregon? Yes, Oregon. In this fa...
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Come Make Yourself At Home

by Josh Coad
For many high school students, summer church camp is the defining moment of their spiritual lives. But this year will look different for students at Gateway. Instead of going to a traditional church camp, the Gateway Stu- dents Ministry is holding its first ever Gateway Student Conference, ...
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Camp’s Out for Summer

by Sydnie Shreffler
KariJobeReturns to Her Roots withMajestic Over the course of two nights in November, 2013, KariJobefilled the MajesticTheatre
in Dallas with a sound not commonly heard in that venue: worship. The two-night event was recorded and released as Kari’s thir...
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Bringing it Home

Pastor Robert One of my all-time favorite bloopers happened years ago when we held weekend services at World of Learning Daycare Center, on Timberline across from Grapevine High School. It was a church on the weekends and a daycare during the week, so there were a l...
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Blooper Reel: Gateway Pastors Share Their Favorite Blunders

1985 was a good year for David Jackson. The real estate investor had done so well that when Bill Clark, an acquaintance who owned a successful financial planning firm, approached him for a $30,000 loan for a real estate venture, David entered the deal with little trepidation—a move that wou...
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The Big Payback | Settling a 30-Year-Old Debt

by Daniel Hopkins
MarkJobedoesn’t often see things that aren’t there. But what he saw in October 2012 would change the course of his ministry career … and his life. As a pastor with Gateway’s Global Ministries, he had teamed up with an international compassion ministry based out of Shady Grove C...
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A Vision in Grand Prairie

by Daniel Hopkins
Years ago, Debbie and I hada couple over for dinner. Itwas during a time that God was blessing us with vehiclesand directing us to give them away. We did this nine timesduring an 18-month period, and each time we would giveone away, God would bless us with a new one. We had thiscouple over ...
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Attitude of Gratitude

by Robert Morris
A long time ago, a pastor friend of mine invited another minister to preach at his church. This minister came in and preached a message my friend disagreed with. When he told me this story, another friend asked him, “Did you stand up and correct him right there? That’s what you should’ve do...
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Armchair Theologian: How to Study God's Word

by Marcus Brecheen
Have you ever played Angry Birds? The mobile game that allows you to slingshot enraged birds at the green pigs who have stolen their eggs? If you have a smartphone, you’ve probably played at least a round or two. But have you played Angry Birds in real life? Probably not, but there’s a good...
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An Amazing Adventure with an Amazing God

by Josh Coad
Prior to attending gateway’s two-day ID Seminar, Nick and Monica Swanson were at a standstill. He didn’t know how to use his talents, gifts and education for the Lord, and Monica constantly felt like her God-given desires conflicted with her daily responsibilities. After the first day of th...
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A Full Length Mirror: Discovering Destiny and Purpose in the ID Seminar

by Josh Coad
Zero. That's the number of people who came to Gateway Generate's most recent Night of Worship. Pastors David andAlenaMoore and the Generate worship team of young worshippers had worked diligently to decorate and build an elaborate set for the platform in theSouthlakeCampusAuditorium. It wou...
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Re:Generate

by Daniel Hopkins
You find yourself daydreaming about chocolate. You read your Bible at lunchtime and have to skip the part about Jesus feeding the 5,000. You start secretly craving your dog’s treats. You know exactly what meal you’re going to eat when th...
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You Might Be Fasting If...

by Shea Tellefsen and Daniel Hopkins
ScottWooleydoesn't have an office.Instead, you’ll find him perched at the end of the bar at So-Cal Tacos, the restaurant he owns in Grapevine. In front of him sits a computer, which he frequently leaves so he can run a plate of “gnarly nachos” to a guest, clear a table, or make sure every d...
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Blessing People, One Taco at a Time

by Daniel Hopkins
Romantic thoughts of relational bliss have their roots in fairy tales. Cinderella, the attractive young woman who was mistreated by her mean stepmother and stepsisters, finds help through a fairy godmother. A pumpkin is turned into a coach, mice become tailors and coachmen, and Cinderella c...
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Opposites Attract

by Tom and Jan Lane
“THE MAN WITH THE MOST TOYS WINS.” Did I read that right?Those were the words written in fluorescent orange on the bumper sticker ahead of me. The funny thing is, it was plastered on a 1993 Ford Bronco that looked like it had recently been in an off-road demolition tes...
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Bumper Sticker Proverb: How to Keep Your Stuff from Owning You

by Bobby Bogard
GRAND PRAIRIE CAMPUS COMPLETION This past year was a big one for the Grand Prairie Campus! Not only did we create the blueprint and master planthat would drive the improvements and updates, we’ve started the construction, and it’s moving along smoothly. With th...
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Heart for the Kingdom

For years, Jason and Gina Root dreaded looking attheir finances. But when they prepared to give their testimony at a recent Financial Peace University class at Gateway, they stared the numbers right in the face with delight. “I pulled all of our tax records,” says Gina,“and I was amused by ...
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The Tithe Factor

by Daniel Hopkins
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Weekend Video Announcements | August 19, 2017

Want to stay in the loop on all the exciting things going on at Gateway? Then read the latest issue ofGateway Life! Filled with great pictures and engaging articles,Gateway Lifeis your one-stop source for behind-the-scenes stories and inside scoop on the minis...
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Gateway Life

Bless A Life When Pastor Robert preaches about living the blessed life, something interesting happens. Volunteer numbers at Gateway increase exponentially. It’s because the message isn’t just about giving your finances, it’s about giving yourself. You bless liv...
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Bless A Life