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Gayland Lawshe

Apostolic Pastor, Gateway Network

With a master’s degree in banking from Southern Methodist University, Gayland Lawshe spent 38 years in the banking business and was president of two of the largest Tarrant County–based community banks. He currently serves as an elder and executive senior pastor of Gateway Church where he oversees administration and operations.

He grew up in the Baptist church and was baptized at the age of seven, but he never fully surrendered his life to the Lord until September 27, 1973, when he and his wife, Susan, were going through a marital crisis. They have been married since 1969 and have two married sons and eight grandchildren, including two by adoption.