As we go into 2018, we want to dedicate the year to God by putting Him first. This is a special time for everyone at Gateway to step out of a busy holiday season and put our focus on Him. Check out the many ways you can be part of First 2018.

First Conference 2018
January 7–10
All Campuses*
Gateway’s First Conference is the perfect way to start the new year! This is a great opportunity to seek God’s heart for you and your family in 2018 and ask for His favor, guidance, and wisdom.

We’re excited to welcome Dr. Rice Broocks, Nick HallJentezen Franklin, and Dr. Kenneth Ulmer as our special guest speakers. They will encourage and challenge you as you start the new year. You definitely won’t want to miss this powerful time of worship, the Word, and ministry. If you can’t join us in person, you may also watch online at

Rice Broocks
Author of God’s Not DeadMan, Myth, Messiah; and more
Sunday, January 7 | 6:00 pm     

Nick Hall
Founder of PULSE Movement and author of Reset: Jesus Changes Everything
Monday, January 8 | 7:00 pm

Jentezen Franklin
Senior Pastor of Free Chapel and Director of Jentezen Franklin Media Ministries
Tuesday, January 9 | 7:00 pm

Kenneth Ulmer
Bishop of Faithful Central Bible Church and Dean of The King’s at Oxford
Wednesday, January 10 | 7:00 pm

*The conference will be simulcast live from the Southlake Campus.

Children’s ministry is available, birth through sixth grade, at the Southlake, Frisco, Grand Prairie, North Fort Worth, and NRH Campuses.

Children’s ministry is available, birth through five years old, at the Dallas Campus. 

REAL Series
January 13–February 4 | Weekend Services
All Campuses
Sharing your story doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it’s one of the easiest things a believer can do! Join us for the REAL series as Pastor Robert shares what it means to be a witness and live a real, engaging, and authentic life.

21-Day Churchwide Fast
January 1–21
Gateway’s 21-day churchwide fast is a great way to slow down, rest, and set our focus on the Lord. We encourage you to ask the Lord what He may want you to give up for the 21 days to fully dedicate time to reading God’s Word, praying, and listening to His direction for your life, your family, and the church in the upcoming year.

2018 Churchwide Devotional
January 14–February 10
Gateway’s REAL devotional is designed to help you grow deeper in your walk with God as our church learns what it means to live a real, engaging, and authentic life. You’ll read amazing stories and receive deep spiritual insights from Gateway pastors as you give the first of the year to God. Pick up your free devotional during weekend services January 6–7 and January 13–14. You can also read it or listen to it online at

REAL Series Groups
January 14–February 10
Grab your friends and family and sign up to go through a 4-week series group together during Pastor Robert’s New Year series, REAL! Register to let us know you're leading a series group.