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  • Former Gateway Seminary president dies at 81

    by Kathie Chute & Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, March 01, 2017 (11 months ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- William O. (Bill) Crews, 81, president emeritus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, died March 1 after a brief illness in Vancouver, Wash.

    "William O. Crews was a Baptist statesman who profoundly impacted our work in the western United States," said Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary. "He was a friend and mentor to many, who will miss him deeply. His impact at Gateway Seminary lives on through our emphasis on shaping leaders -- Bill's passion and legacy." Read More

  • First Gateway Seminary grads honored

    by Tyler Sanders, posted Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (one year ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Relatives and friends celebrated with Gateway Seminary's first graduating class on Dec. 17 in the chapel of the new Los Angeles-area campus.

    Thirty graduates received degrees, including 16 doctoral students. The seminary dedicated its new main campus in Ontario, Calif., in October.

    Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, reminded graduates that God chose to use some unexpected people in the Bible such as David, who is included in Jesus' genealogy in Matthew chapter one. Read More

  • Gateway's new Bay Area campus to open in January

    by Katherine Chute, posted Friday, December 16, 2016 (one year ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- A final piece in Gateway Seminary's campus relocation efforts drops into place as the seminary's new San Francisco-area campus opens in Fremont, Calif., on Jan. 10. Spring classes begin there Jan. 30.

    The campus will serve 250-300 students as the seminary continues its ministry in the Bay Area that began with its location to Mill Valley in 1959. Fall 2016 classes for the campus opened in Mill Valley as construction continued in Fremont. See related story. The seminary also dedicated its new main campus in Ontario, Calif., in October. Read More

  • Gateway Seminary dedicates building, celebrates blessings

    by Katherine Chute, posted Monday, October 10, 2016 (one year ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Gateway Seminary wrapped up two years of transition Oct. 5-8, with a series of dedication events that praised God for His blessings on the institution's recent move.

    "Today we celebrate our heritage and stand in awe of God's miraculous activity through us over the past few years," President Jeff Iorg said during the Oct. 6 dedication service. "These memories are important to us. But for us, our dreams exceed our memories. Our vision supersedes our heritage. Our longing to experience God's future is more important than celebrating our legacy in our past." Read More

  • Gateway convocation leads inaugural semester

    by Kathie Chute, posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 (one year ago)

    ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Launching a series of events opening the new campus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, President Jeff Iorg warned students of "unintended consequences" of a seminary education.

    The Aug. 29 convocation and first day of classes will be followed by celebratory events Oct. 5-8, including a dedication service, a gala featuring contemporary hymnists Keith and Kristyn Getty and a festival complete with food trucks, tours and other activities at the new Southern California campus in Ontario. Read More

  • SCOTUS marriage ruling sparked year of ministry

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (one year ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide one year ago this month, Southern Baptist Convention entities and cooperating Baptist state conventions sprung to action to help pastors and churches navigate the new cultural milieu.

    From books and conferences to videos and suggested church bylaw revisions, Baptist-produced resources have helped thousands with ministry, legal and family responses to the high court's Obergefell v. Hodges ruling June 26, 2015. Read More

  • Gateway name approved; WMU's Wanda Lee honored

    by Erin Roach & Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (one year ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Two significant changes in Southern Baptist life were key elements of the Executive Committee report to 7,200-plus messengers at the SBC annual meeting in St. Louis:

    -- final approval of the new name -- Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention -- for the former Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, which is relocating its main campus to Southern California from the San Francisco Bay Area. Read More