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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

7 Reasons why Serving in the Church Nursery is Important

Posted by Mandy Mouser on

Too often serving in the church nursery can seem like a thankless job. One of the key tasks for children’s ministry leaders is to help volunteers understand their importance. With that in mind, I offer these following 7 reasons why serving in the church nursery is important.

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Tags: babies, baby, blesses, children, growth, help, nursery, prayers, serve, visitors

God Has a Sense of Humor

Posted by Carolyn Owens on

God is funny. God the Almighty, Eternal, and All-Powerful has a great sense of humor.

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Tags: bible, blog, funny, god, humor

Teaching Our Children about Tithes and Offerings

Posted by Belinda Thompson on

We recognize that everything we have came from God. The Bible teaches us that we can give God our best by giving Him our Tithe – one tenth of the money we earn or receive- with a cheerful attitude (2 Corinthians 9:7). God also asked us to give beyond our tithe, which we call an “offering”, to...

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Tags: children, gateway kids, giving, missions, offering, tithe

Gateway Family Sundays - Parent Tips

Posted by Mandy Mouser on

Gateway Family Sundays Parent Tips First, set realistic expectations: Your 5-year-old will likely not be still or silent for the entire service and the people sitting around you don’t expect it either! Children are more than welcome in church. Second, talk about the service in...

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Tags: family services, parenting, gateway family sundays

Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

Posted by Randy Hageman on

Statement from Gateway Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

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Tags: gay marriage, homosexuality, supreme court

Questions & Apologetics Sermon Series - Additional Resources

Posted by Randy Hageman on

It's important that we know why we believe what we believe. Here are some resources that I referenced during our Q & A Sermon Series that may provide you with some answers to questions you get or questions you have about the Christian faith!

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Tags: bible, defending your faith, creation vs evolution, is the bible reliable?

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