Author: Mark Andress

5 Reasons EVERY Person at Gateway Should Serve a Season with Kids

Mark Andress / February 23, 2017
gospel, humility, kids

Redemption Kids is a crucial ministry to the life of our church. Every weekend there are dozens of volunteers who give of their […]

10 Ways to Love Your Neighbors This Halloween

Mark Andress / October 27, 2016
culture, holidays, mission

In case you haven’t noticed yet, Halloween is next Monday. While many people have differing views and opinions on the value of this […]

Juarez Trip Informational Meeting

Mark Andress / January 19, 2016
outward focus

We’re excited about an upcoming ministry trip to Juarez, Mexico from March 16-19, 2016. We’ll be partnering with Missions Ministries to care for […]

What Did Jesus’ Resurrection Accomplish For Us?

Mark Andress / November 23, 2015
gospel of mark

Many Christians, when asked “What is the gospel?” will offer some iteration of “Jesus died for my sins.” While that statement is true, […]

How A Christian Responds To Betrayal

Mark Andress / November 5, 2015
gospel of mark

Betrayal. Rejection. Persecution. Walk faithfully with Christ long enough, and I can guarantee that you will experience all of these things, and much […]

Why Did Israel Reject Jesus?

Mark Andress / August 31, 2015
gospel of mark, q & a

Jesus is not very popular. Never has been, in fact. Now, I’m totally aware that many people throughout history have spoken highly of […]

Helpful Resources on Being a Servant

Mark Andress / August 17, 2015
gospel of mark

As Christians, we are called to serve. Jesus sets the precedent for that with this statement in Mark 10:43-45: “But whoever would be […]

Faith – It’s About the Object, Not the Quantity

Mark Andress / May 26, 2015
gospel of mark

1 Kings 18:20-29 contains an amusing story that tells of a group of prophets with great faith. With pride, certainty, and a passionate […]