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He Speaks

He Speaks

By Katie Smith

When Chelsea Lozano was pregnant with Landon, she really felt like he might be the perfect child. “It was the perfect pregnancy, no sickness or symptoms,” Chelsea says. “Even when my...

Patrick Tshimankinda

Patrick Tshimankinda

“One day we were in church, shortly after our first child was born, and a woman came and told us we were going to go through a hard time, and we would have to keep our faith and...

The Battle of Her Life

The Battle of Her Life

By Katie Smith

When Veronica Ambers got pregnant unexpectedly, she kept hearing that motherhood would be instinctive. She waited and waited for the day that would come true. But it just...

Djamel Oukhlif

Djamel Oukhlif

“I was born and raised in Algeria, and I grew up Muslim. I moved to the States in the ‘90s. I fell in love, got married, and got into real estate. For 15 years, I was very...

Mountain Natives

Mountain Natives

By Daniel Hopkins

Philip Pappas strums his guitar on the stage in a dingy dive bar in Dallas. His wife, Loren, stands to his right playing a mandolin-like instrument called a charango. Their two...

Galisia Johnson

Galisia Johnson

“Five months ago, I was going to drive off a bridge. I couldn’t do life anymore. As I began to veer off the road, I heard someone say, ‘Wait!’ So I detoured. I came to Gateway for...

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

By Daniel Hopkins

To qualify for the Olympic marathon trials, you have to run a mile in 5 minutes and 18 seconds roughly 26 times in a row without stopping. For most people, simply running one mile at...

The Prodigal Point Guard

The Prodigal Point Guard

By Daniel Hopkins

Matt Sayman says one of the worst things you can do in basketball is get open right when you’ve been subbed into a game. “When you first get into the game, you’re cold,” he says. He...

Brianna Santana

Brianna Santana

“A few weeks ago my brakes were grinding and I had to take my car to the shop. Things were already tight, and when I tithed earlier in the month, I was a little reluctant to do so. I...

Miracle Marriage

Miracle Marriage

By Katie Smith

Tod Williams and his wife, Tammy, sit side by side, ready to talk about what God did in their tumultuous 32-year marriage. They tell their story, finishing each other’s sentences and...

Avery Knapp

Avery Knapp

“I grew up in a Christian household, but it wasn’t until I was about 22 years old that I found out I was almost aborted twice. By the time I was on the way, my mother and father...

A Sister’s Faith

A Sister’s Faith

By Katie Smith

One morning last January, Tricia Davis woke up in her Florida home to silence. It was a silence she knew was coming, but she was utterly unprepared for it.The children’s ministry...

Brandy Voirin

Brandy Voirin

“Back in 2016, I joined a Series Group when we were studying The God I Never Knew. We owned a restaurant, and my husband was asked to cook for a Super Bowl charity event in San...

A Happy Meal

A Happy Meal

By Daniel Hopkins

Across the street from the Gateway NRH Campus, there is an array of businesses. There’s a donut shop, a video rental store (that might be the last one anywhere), and a McDonald’s—a...

1,700 Coffees

1,700 Coffees

By Daniel Hopkins

Sitting down with Pastor Chris Griffin, one thing is certain: He doesn’t need that Grande Pike Place Roast he just ordered from Starbucks—the man has a naturally high energy level on...

Addison Juarez

Addison Juarez

“Addison has two parts to her story. When she was born, she was diagnosed with a heart defect so rare her nurses and doctors had not personally encountered it before. At almost three...

Shelby McGill

Shelby McGill

“My husband and I both grew up Catholic. We’ve always loved the Lord, but several years ago, I had a very real encounter with Him that changed my life, and since then, I’ve been...

Justin Hawkins

Justin Hawkins

“I moved to North Richland Hills three years ago when I was 15 years old. My mom and dad got divorced and I lived with my dad in Kaufman, Texas, but things didn’t go right for me...

The Sheeples

The Sheeples

By Katie Smith

When Stephanie Grant asked her husband, Bob, what type of Christmas project their Gateway Group could do in November 2016, she had no idea such a small question would snowball into...

Set Free

Set Free

By Daniel Hopkins

The judge slammed the gavel as he read Gene McGuire’s verdict in a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom in 1978. “Second degree murder ... the rest of your natural life.” The other details...

Finding God

Finding God

By Shea Tellefsen

A dusty Bible sat on Ranjan Ghate’s bookshelf, never opened. Given to him during high school by a local pastor, it traveled with him from his hometown of Houston all the way to New...