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JR Porter

New Life

November 15, 2019

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.

When Kids Pray

November 15, 2019

"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."

The Seventh Lap

November 15, 2019

"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!"

Anywhere but Africa

November 12, 2019
By Georgette Shuler

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.

A Beautiful Future

November 12, 2019

“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

November 12, 2019

“I felt called to missions when I was 12. It was just after my first Gateway ministry trip to Guatemala with my family."

Heart of Stewardship

November 12, 2019

“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."

Raising Up Truthseekers

November 12, 2019
By Naquanna Comeaux

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. 

Called to Protect

November 12, 2019
By Katie Smith

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.

Daddy’s Girl

November 12, 2019
By Naquanna Comeaux

Rodolfo Salcedo thought he had the remedy to help make his young daughter, Natalia, feel happy again.

Operation Freedom

November 12, 2019
By Katie Smith

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.

Prisoner No More

November 12, 2019

"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

October 24, 2019

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!

Because of You global story on work in Brazil

Churches Along the Amazon

October 11, 2019

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.

Hala Saad

A Life-Changing Word

September 28, 2019

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. 

Amy Calvey

Rebuilding Hope

August 10, 2019
By Katie Smith

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.

Forever Family

August 10, 2019

“I was orphaned as a baby in China. I’m not sure why my birth parents gave me away. Maybe they were scared; maybe they had more than two children in the family; or maybe they saw that I had birth defects on my ears."

Faith. Family. Fishing.

August 10, 2019

“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."

Outreach in Action

August 10, 2019
By Daniel Hopkins

For 20 years, Pastor Michael Hodge has kept his church, Way of Truth, afloat. “I do what needs to be done to keep the lights on,” he says. His tenacity and influence in underserved communities of Dallas is one of the reasons Gateway is partnering with him. 

Nick and Bekah Moes' Story

August 9, 2019

Discover how God used Marriage 911 to restore the Moes’ marriage, bless their family, and inspire them to use their story to help other couples recover from infidelity and save their own marriages.

Hold This Bridge

August 9, 2019
By Katie Smith

Learn how our first campus outside of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex came into our family, and hear Pastor Mike Atkins share how God orchestrated every step.

Raul Garcia

Greater Calling

August 7, 2019
By Naquanna Comeaux

By the time Raul Garcia was 12 years old, he’d gotten used to being teased in school. At 200 pounds and just a little over five-feet tall, he was a daily target for lunchroom bullies who criticized everything he ate.

Jolene & Larry

Visions of Dancing

August 7, 2019
By Naquanna Comeaux

When you first meet Jolene Knopick, it’s hard not to be inspired by the 23-year-old woman who’s lived with an incurable, debilitating disease since she was barely two years old.

Richard Smissen

New Beginnings

August 7, 2019

One Sunday evening when we were living in Virginia, we happened to see Pastor Robert Morris Ministries on television, and it literally changed the course of my life.