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Gateway celebrates 69 winter graduatesRIVERSIDE, Calif. (BP) -- President Jeff Iorg charged Gateway Seminary graduates Dec. 17 to "walk out of this commencement with the knowledge that God loves everyone -- every single person in the world."
Sixty-nine students received diplomas and degrees, including 38 diplomas, 15 master's degrees and 16 doctorates. The seminary's winter commencement was held at Magnolia Church in Riverside, Calif.
As part of his message, Iorg shared personal encounters from early in his ministry ... Read More
Jonathan Edwards Center to open at Gateway in 2018ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) – A Jonathan Edwards Center will be established at Gateway Seminary, Jeff Iorg, the Southern Baptist entity's president, has announced for the Los Angeles-area Ontario campus.
The center, or JEC, will be affiliated with the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University in New Haven, Ct. An agreement between the two institutions was signed in October.
"The JEC at Gateway Seminary will serve as a research, education and publications hub for the study of Edwards and his connection with Baptist history," Iorg said. "We expect to officially open the center in the Gateway Seminary library sometime in 2018." Read More
Sola scriptura cited as Reformation bedrockNASHVILLE (BP) -- Sola scriptura is among the most important Reformation principles for believers to understand and apply. That's the conclusion of at least some Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors on the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary.
Sola scriptura (Latin for "by Scripture alone") is the doctrine that the Bible alone is humankind's infallible rule for faith and practice.
'The highest functional authority'
Chris Chun, associate professor of church history at Gateway Seminary, told Baptist Press the Reformation's 500th anniversary "might be an appropriate time to reflect if Scripture still is the highest functional authority in Southern Baptist life and practice." Read More
CA fires: DR begins, former Gateway campus a shelterSANTA ROSA, Calif. (BP) -- As firefighters gained ground against the Northern California blaze Gov. Jerry Brown called perhaps "the greatest tragedy" the state "has ever faced," Southern Baptist disaster relief crews began feeding, cleanup and chaplaincy work today (Oct. 17).
Meanwhile, the former main campus of Gateway Seminary in Mill Valley, Calif., was being used to shelter both evacuees and out-of-town fire crews, and a pastor in Calistoga, Calif., credited prayer with saving his town. Read More
TRUSTEES: Gateway 'trending' well, Iorg reportsDENVER (BP) -- Gateway Seminary's core enrollment is increasing and the seminary is healthier financially than it has ever been, President Jeff Iorg reported to trustees during their Oct. 9-10 meeting in Denver.
One of Gateway's five campuses is located in Denver, in addition to the Southern California main campus in Ontario and campuses in Fremont, Calif.; Phoenix; and Vancouver, Wash. Read More
Chin points to the father in prodigal son storyONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Gateway Seminary honored Peter Chin, senior pastor of Global Mission Church in Korea, during chapel services Oct. 5 for his friendship and partnership with the seminary in shaping leaders who expand God's Kingdom around the world.
Global Mission Church is the largest Baptist church in Korea, with more than 30,000 members and 24 worship services each week in the greater Seoul area.
The chapel service was followed by a luncheon dialogue between Chin and Jeff ... Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Grubbs assumes NOBTS provost role; convocations at NOBTS & GatewayIn today's From the Seminaries: Norris Grubbs assumes provost role at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Chuck Kelley speaks on servant leadership at convocation; Jeff Iorg, at convocation, notes Southern California's heritage of evangelism as Billy Graham exhibit opens. Read More
At Annapolis, he pastors military & civilian staffANNAPOLIS, Md. (BP) -- Bart Physioc, the new civilian pastor of the U.S. Naval Academy chapel, is filling the gap for busy Navy chaplains who need help ministering to an entire congregation.
Physioc fills a unique position in a congregation that encompasses active duty and retired military, civilians and staff. Because Navy chaplains have responsibilities that limit their ability to pastor the whole church, Physioc helps cover visitations and ministers to and disciples the members. Physioc is a 1983 and 1988 alumnus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read More
Gateway alum, 97, found a rejuvenating retirementONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- One of the unofficial mottos of Gateway Seminary -- "the mission matters most" -- is exemplified in the ministry of Wayne Eurich, who may be the oldest living graduate of the Southern Baptist seminary.
Eurich graduated in 1950 with a bachelor of theology degree as part of the second graduating class of then-Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. As a student, he pastored Baptist churches in Fairfield and Novato, Calif. Read More