Plant

A new church is forming on the I-580 corridor where three communities converge: San Leandro, Hayward & Castro Valley.  God has been slowly preparing His children to take this step of faith and establish Gateway Bible Church to “glorify Him by building a community of believers who are actively committed to knowing, applying and proclaiming the Word of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”

As we prayed and considered what our priorities were we settled on the following commitments:

  • We are Committed to the Glory of God
  • We are Committed to the Cross of Christ
  • We are Committed to the Word of God
  • We are Committed to Expository Preaching/Teaching
  • We are Committed to Pursuing Humility
  • We are Committed to Growth in Christ
  • We are Committed to the Local Church
  • We are Committed to pursuing a Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
  • We are Committed to the Great Commission
  • We are Committed to investing in the Next Generation

Of course, in no way are we attempting to be exhaustive.  Therefore it is helpful to identify with some further clarifying documents that will help communicate our seriousness about the Gospel, the preaching of His Word and our desire to be faithful to glorify God in all we do.  To that end I want to introduce you to the Affirmations and Denials of Together for the Gospel and the clarifying statements of the 9-Marks:

T4G Affirmations & Denials –   www.t4g.org/aboutus/affirmations-and-denials-2

9 Marks of a Healthy Church – http://www.9marks.org/what-are-the-9marks/

We are presently “Gathering” at Creekside Middle School at 9:30 a.m. for the purpose of training and preparing for our launch Sunday in August.

If you are interested in being a part of this new work or have any questions please feel free to leave a comment here, e-mail at info@thegatewaybiblechurch.org, or visit our web-site (still under construction) at www.thegatewaybiblechurch.org.  You can also call me at (510) 541-3089.

“Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.” Colossians 1:28

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