Rodolfo Salcedo thought he had the remedy to help make his young daughter, Natalia, feel happy again.
Mayuri Flores de Vilchez’s big, beautiful smile reflects her gratitude for all that God has done in her life. A tenacious yet compassionate woman, she’s known to make bold sacrifices for her family, especially her children.
In 2008, Amy Ford attended Pink Impact and came out with a vision. God reminded her of herself 11 years earlier: pregnant and alone. Then she saw herself throwing baby showers for other girls in the same spot, and Amy knew what God was calling her to do.
More than a Musical
In 2013, years after some disappointments pursuing a career in the world of dancing and acting, Josey Chapman was once more auditioning to be in a show. Despite nerves and the potential to be rejected, she knew she had to do it.
A Steady Rudder
“The way my cancer was discovered was truly a ‘God thing.’ I had bought a term life insurance policy in 2002, and it came up for renewal in 2012. During that time, I had a doctor monitoring some spots on my liver."
God's Chosen People
The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute is merging with Gateway's Jewish ministry to form the new Gateway Center for Israel. Read more about the origins of this amazing center and how God is calling the Church to love the Jewish people.
Going the Distance
“After my son Josh’s freshman year of college, I suspected something was going on, so I told him that I wanted him to have a drug test before I would pay for any more schooling."
Craig Carillo’s Story
How Craig Carillo’s life changed after Gateway’s Christmas musical.
The Seventh Lap
"My son Ryder has been battling daily seizures since he was eight months old. In January 2018, I went to a women’s retreat and the Holy Spirit told me that Ryder was on his seventh lap—the walls were going to come down just like Jericho!"
When Kids Pray
"This winter I fell while rehearsing worship for our Gateway Kids’ services and later learned four ligaments in my left ankle had severe third-degree sprains, and my talus bone was fractured."
When JR Porter is worshipping God, the devil is turned upside down—literally. The tattoo on his arm is a reminder of the life he’s left behind.
Called to Protect
Mechele West was a scary five-year-old. At least, that’s what her 24-year-old cousin-in-law thought. No one understood why he played with all the cousins but her or why he jumped at the sound of her voice and left a room when she entered it.
Raising Up Truthseekers
John and Linda Schneider are empty nesters, but every other Sunday their home is buzzing with young men and women, the same age as their children.
When Ro Lopez travels to exotic locations around the world, it’s not for vacation. He arrives with a team of men who all give off the impression that nothing could surprise them.
A Beautiful Future
“I had a rough childhood—my innocence was stolen at a very young age. I remember knowing of God as a child, but I didn’t understand the relationship part."
Going into All the World
“I felt called to missions when I was 12. It was just after my first Gateway ministry trip to Guatemala with my family."
Anywhere but Africa
Rich Franzen was just a lanky 17-year-old walking through the halls of the church office with no real direction when a children’s pastor stopped him.
Heart of Stewardship
“Last winter, I attended one of the messages from the Beyond Blessed series on stewardship and tithing. I’ve always struggled with tithing (i.e., I’ve never done it!). My giving was sporadic and much less than 10 percent."
Prisoner No More
"I had several police cars following me, and I didn’t know what to do. Should I make a run for it or accept that I was going back to prison for the third time?"
Car Donation | Larry and Jolene Knopick
Larry Knopick is the sole caregiver for his daughter, Jolene, who is battling an incurable, debilitating disease. Traveling can be a difficult process for both of them, but watch Gateway surprise them with a new car that makes traveling easier!
Churches Along the Amazon
Amid the lush green landscape along the Amazon River, churches are coming to life. Hear how God is using our partnership with PAZ to reach people in hard-to-reach areas of Brazil.
A Life-Changing Word
Hala Saad felt a burden for the people of her homeland in the Middle East but didn’t know what she could do living so far away in the United States.
Faith. Family. Fishing.
“I grew up fishing. It’s something that was passed down to me from both sides of my family, so it’s in my blood. But it became a number-one priority in my life above everything else."
Amy Calvey’s been dancing. She puts socks on and slides across her shiny kitchen floor in a dance of pure childlike joy. It’s a moment that stands apart, because grief has been weighing her down the past few years.
What has God done in your life? Share your story