Marriage Mentoring

Posted by Robert Sherrill on

When talking with couples, I will often say something like “One thing I have discovered over the years is that all marriages have their ups and downs; but there are times when the downs seem to out-weight the ups.” I share this because it comes from personal experience!

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Tags: abuse, marriage counseling, marriage mentoring, pre-marital counseling

What is Summer Kids Club?


Posted by Terri Kent on

If you grew up attending church, maybe you remember attending Vacation Bible School. At Gateway, we call it SUMMER KIDS CLUB, and it's not your grandma's Vacation Bible School!

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Tags: kids, vacation bible school, summer kids club

How to Prayer-Walk

Posted by Tom Louis on

Prayer walking is a faith venture of bringing our burdens, cares and visions before God concerning a particular location, group of people, activity, etc. We never know what God just may do in answers to our prayers!

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Tags: grow, prayer, prayer guide, prayer walk, servanthood, serve, all out serve

What is BELIEVE?

Posted by Josh Mouser on

  “What you believe in your heart will define who you become. God wants you to become like Jesus. This is who God created you to be. It is the most truthful and powerful way to live. The journey to becoming more like Jesus begins by thinking like Jesus.” Host a Group Join a...

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Tags: believe, bible study, groups

What is RightNow Media?

Posted by Josh Mouser on

Church family- We’re excited to share that Gateway has access to an extensive, new video library called RightNow Media! It’s like the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" and has a HUGE library of faith-based videos that you can access whenever and wherever you want—on your phone...

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Tags: discipleship, family, group curriculum, leadership, marriage, parenting, recovery, resources, rightnow media, videos

Christmas Morning with your Family

Posted by Robert Sherrill on

Christmas Morning with Your Family Before the gifts, gather everyone together and read Luke 2:4-19 along with the devotion found below. Add any thoughts you might have that then close in prayer. Many families have made this time a Christmas morning tradition which helps remind everyone what...

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Tags: christmas, devotion, family, christmas morning

Anxiety - A Parent's Guide to Conversations that can help

Posted by Mandy Mouser on

Anxiety can be experienced at every phase of a child's life. Whether it’s monsters under the bed or getting accepted to a college, parents need help knowing what to say and what not to say. Check out the age related Anxiety Conversation Guides from the reThink Group Preschool Anxiety...

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Tags: anxiety, child, children, elementary, high school, intermediate school, middle school, parenting, parents, preschool, preteen, teen, teenager

10 Ways to Be An Exceptional Parent

Posted by Robert Sherrill on

Recently I (Robert) read an awesome article on parenting by Doug and Cathy Fields which I believe every parent should read. So I have reprinted it below:

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Tags: child, family, parent, parenting, teenager

Homelessness-Common Misconceptions

Posted by Brandon Deitz on

What are some common misconceptions about homelessness?

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Tags: church under the bridge, homeless, mercy tree

Spiritual Milestone: First Bible

Posted by Robert Sherrill on

Every Sunday Karen and I would take our children to church where they would learn about God and His Word. During the week our family schedule was so busy and hectic that spending any time focused on God got left in the dust. We were like many Christ-following families that knew the importance of...

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Tags: first bible, grow, kids, spiritual milestone