GATEWAY ACADEMY IS GEARED TOWARDS THE PERSON WHO IS LOOKING FOR A FLEXIBLE WAY TO BE DISCIPLED, EDUCATED, EQUIPPED, AND INSPIRED IN THEIR CHRISTIAN WALK. GATEWAY ACADEMY WILL BRING YOU A COLLEGE/SEMINARY QUALITY LEVEL OF TEACHING WITHOUT YOU NEEDING TO GO TO SCHOOL FULL TIME OR GO INTO DEBT WITH EXPENSIVE TUITION.
DR. MARTIN TRENCH IS A GIFTED LEADER, TEACHER AND WRITER. HE IS THE HOLDER OF TWO BACHELOR OF ART DEGREES, TWO MASTER DEGREES, AND A DOCTORATE. MARTIN BRINGS A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE IN PRACTICAL LIVING, SPIRITUAL GROWTH, THEOLOGY, AND IS COMMITTED TO TEACHING IN A WAY THAT ANYONE CAN UNDERSTAND, GROW, AND BE INSPIRED.
WE OFFER SEVERAL DIFFERENT REGISTRATION OPTIONS AT AFFORDABLE PRICING.
COURSES TAKEN FOR CREDIT ALLOW YOU TO TRANSFER THOSE CREDITS TOWARDS A DEGREE AT VANGUARD COLLEGE.
COURSES AUDITED CONSIST OF THE SAME CONTENT BUT DO NO INVOLVE ANY COURSE WORK.
***audit: attend (a class) informally, not for academic credit.
***see schedule below for all dates
***tuition include actual class content and printed notes. They do not cover any extra expenses, included but not limited to recommended reading (books), travel, food, etc.
+ COST FOR ENTIRE YEAR
$500 for credit
$200 to audit
+ COST PER SEMESTER
$200 for credit
$80 to audit
+ COST PER CLASS
$80 for credit
$30 to audit
All our classes fall into three different CATEGORIES we call modules. Click any drop-down MENU to get more details.
Each semester will cover one class from each module (see schedule below for more details).
Each class consists of 6 hours of class time EITHER taken over an entire Saturday or divided over three Wednesday nights (see schedule below for more details).
+ MODULE 1: HEALTHY SPIRITUAL GROWTH
101 The Spirit-filled Life:
- Grace: Resting in finished work
- Power: Gifts & fruit of Spirit
- Wholeness: Dreams & visions, meditation & prayer, spirit, mind, body & soul ties
102 Stages of Spiritual Growth:
- The 3 stages of spiritual growth
- Deal with your inner demons
- The Bible is different than you think
103 Eyes Wide Open:
- The 4 spiritual diseases
- The plan of the Ages
- Spiritual but not religious: Gaining a wider view of God and scripture
+ MODULE 2: HEALTHY PERSONAL GROWTH
201 The Power of Belief:
- The abundant life
- Faith: The law of attraction
- Learning to lead in life
202 Discover Your Life Purpose:
- Discover your S.H.A.P.E
- Plan your future
- Live in alignment (+the heroes journey)
203 Breaking Through to a Higher Level:
- Raise your threshold
- Let it go
- Jesus the life coach
+ MODULE 3: HEALTHY CHURCH GROWTH
301 Building a Stronger Church:
- Wise Master Builder (apostolic ministry & churches)
- Building people
- Building community (incl teams & groups; formal & informal; gift of hospitality)
302 Finding Your Fit:
- Gift-based service (Eph 4)
- Leaders & followers
- Clear communication
303 Principles of Church growth:
- Vision - philosophy of ministry
- Goals - breaking barriers through changing structure
- Health - holistic church growth & health
Are you unable to attend the classes in person? Take a class, a module, or the entire year online with all the same benefits! Each class will be delivered right to your inbox to be able to study along.
simply register as normal and all the details will be taken care of during the admission process.
The following schedule is for in-person classes. If you plan to take the classes online or are unable to attend a class, you will receive the video content the following week.
+ FALL SEMESTER
101 SPIRIT FILLED LIFE: SEPTEMBER 25, OCTOBER 2, OCTOBER 9 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
201 THE POWER OF BELIEF: OCTOBER 16, OCTOBER 23, OCTOBER 30 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
301 BUILDING A STRONGER CHURCH: NOVEMBER 23 / 10AM-5PM @GATEWAY (WITH LUNCH BREAK)
+ WINTER SEMESTER
102 STAGES OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH: JANUARY 22, JANUARY 29, FEBRUARY 5 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
202 DISCOVER YOUR LIFE PURPOSE: FEBRUARY 12, FEBRUARY 19, FEBRUARY 26 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
302 FINDING YOUR FIT: MARCH 21 / 10AM-5PM @GATEWAY (WITH LUNCH BREAK)
+ SPRING SEMESTER
103 EYES WIDE OPEN: APRIL 22, APRIL 29, MAY 6 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
203 BREAKING THROUGH TO A HIGHER LEVEL: MAY 13, MAY 20, MAY 27 / 7PM-915PM @GATEWAY
303 PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH GROWTH: JUNE 27 / 10AM-5PM @GATEWAY (WITH LUNCH BREAK)
***dates may be subject to change