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  • Golden Gate trustees hold last Mill Valley meeting

    by Kathie Chute, posted Friday, April 15, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Jacob Atchley
    MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Meeting for the last time on the Mill Valley campus, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved five new faculty members, heard progress on the seminary's new campuses and prayed for personnel transitioning to Ontario in Southern California and Fremont in the Bay Area.

    In describing the faculty selection process, President Jeff Iorg emphasized the board's role in making high-quality faculty additions possible, including setting long-range goals for improvement in faculty compensation in 2010. Read More

  • Iorg: Seminary's relocation 'has no parallel'

    by Kathie Chute, posted Friday, February 12, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Kate Weatherly
    MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Jeff Iorg, president of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, said he didn't lose sleep over the decision to build two new campuses and relocate the seminary.

    "What caused many sleepless nights was the personal changes I was asking you to make," Iorg told an audience of students, faculty, staff and seminary supporters Feb. 4. Read More

  • EC advances Golden Gate Seminary name change to SBC

    by Staff, posted Thursday, February 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary will become Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention if messengers to the next two SBC annual meetings approve a Feb. 17 recommendation of the convention's Executive Committee.

    The EC also approved for recommendation to the June 16-17 SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio:

    -- a proposed amendment to the North American Mission Board's ministry statement to include planting churches overseas in agreed-upon instances with the International Mission Board (see separate story today).

    -- SBC bylaw amendments for the potential use of electronic voting devices in the convention hall and to establish a quorum on all SBC business matters as those present at the time of a vote. Read More

  • GGBTS announces site of new N. Calif. campus

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015 (3 years ago)

    MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Following the relocation of its main campus to Southern California, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary will retain a presence in the San Francisco Bay area by opening a new campus in Fremont, Calif., on land donated by a local congregation that is moving to a house church ministry model.

    The new campus will be situated just north of San Jose about 50 miles southeast of the present Mill Valley campus. Read More

  • Golden Gate finalizes campus purchase

    by Tyler Sanders, posted Friday, November 07, 2014 (3 years ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary has finalized the purchase of its new campus site east of Los Angeles near the Ontario International Airport. Read More