The Gift of Singleness (Part 2)

The Gift of Singleness (Part 2)

This week, Faye is sharing with us again her thoughts on singleness. To read the first part of the blog, if you have already, click here. An unwanted gift I remember a few Christmases ago opening a gift to discover someone had bought me a pot dog! And singleness, like...
The Gift of Singleness (Part 1)

The Gift of Singleness (Part 1)

This week and next week, Faye will be joining us on the blog to share her thoughts on singleness. I’ve been so stirred over the summer by the emails members received telling the stories of those in Gateway, and I noticed a few things have come up about being single in...
When Life Is Not What You Expected

When Life Is Not What You Expected

On Tuesday evening of this week, I found myself standing in my kitchen surrounded by a dozen or so bags of food that had just been delivered. The food shop contained all the ingredients for my Thanksgiving dinner. As I stared at the different items that on Friday I...
Term of Welcome

Term of Welcome

One of my favourite places in the world is the arrivals hall at an airport. More specifically, I love the walking from Customs and Border Patrol in an American airport through to the international arrivals hall. On the other side of the metal detectors and glass...
Flow Freely: A Journey with Worship

Flow Freely: A Journey with Worship

This week, guest blogger Josh Howard shares his journey with worship. I love worshiping God with music. I love that our passion and thankfulness can be expressed instantly through song. I love that chords and melodies were created to move the heart in such a way as to...
Rediscovering Communion

Rediscovering Communion

“My experience of communion has been completely transformed.” I said this (or something pretty similar) to Sam Evans the other day, after we’d shared communion with a group of Gateway friends. And it really has. The last few times I’ve taken communion, it’s had a...
Spirit Filled Community

Spirit Filled Community

Chris Frost, one of our elders, joins us on the blog this week to introduce our new preaching series ‘Spirit Filled Community’. We’re just about to start an 8 week preaching series called ‘Spirit Filled Community’ where we’ll take a long unrushed look at...
Finding Joy

Finding Joy

Last week when I saw the weather forecast for this week (bright skies and sunny!), I was immediately in such a better mood. I felt joy at the prospect of moving out of a rainy, dark winter into the glorious summer. I envisioned beach trips, summer parties and lying by...