gateway internships is for the person who is looking for an intensive way to grow, discover themselves, and explore god’s calling on their life. If you ever wished you could get a glimpse into the inner workings of ministry & how it all works at gateway while also be developed intentionally and extensively as a person, a follower of jesus and a leader, gateway internships may be for you!
each semester we have 5 internship tracks available in the various ministry focuses. it is in this place where you will find real life experience while also being exposed to what it really looks likes and takes to be part of a ministry team, while also being mentored, equipped, and released in your gifts to grow as a person and leader in the SPECIALTY to have CHOSEN.
Creative Arts - GatewayKids - Youth & Young Adults - Community Life - General Ministry
many times people find themselves ill-equipped both in life and the career path they have chosen. or maybe you feel a call in your life to explore the possibility of ministry. either way, gateway internships are a place to get real experience in both practical life and work as well as what calling and gifting has laid on your life and become effective in your skills living that life.
+ PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
One of our goals in the Gateway Internship is growing you as a person. It isn't just that we want to help you sharpen your skills but we also are intentional about wanting to see you grow as an individual in your faith, your relationships, and your own understanding of yourself and the world around you. By the end of this intership you will know yourself better and be more confident in who you are as a person and interacting with the world around you.
+ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
With the pressure of having to have your whole life figured out before you even enter university, the pressure can be stressful. Or maybe you know what you want to do but the experience gained by taking a semester or a year off and grow in real life work experience that will elevate you abive the crowd.
+ SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT
With the business of life and everything pulling for our attention it can be really hard to find the time and space to grow in our faith. Taking a semester or a year to be lasered focused not only on your personal and professional development but your spiritual development could be the catalyst to life and spiritual walk you hope for for the rest of your life.
along side the practical mentoring and experience you will receive in this internship, you will also be enrolled into our gateway academy program where you will learn from pastor martin himself. each module will be catered perfectly to the practical exposure and experience you will be walking.
DR. MARTIN TRENCH IS A GIFTED LEADER, TEACHER, AND WRITER, AS WELL AS HOLD TWO BACHELOR OF ART DEGREES, TO MASTER DEGREES, AND A DOCTORATE. MARTIN BRING A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE IN PRACTICAL LIVING, SPIRITUAL GROWTH, AND THEOLOGY BUT DOES SO IN A WAY THAT ANYONE CAN BOTH UNDERSTAND, GROW, AND BE INSPIRED.
+ MODULE 1: SPIRITUAL GROWTH
101 The Spirit-filled Life: Grace & resting in finished work, gifts & fruit of Spirit, dreams & visions, meditation, prayer, wholeness
201 Stages of Spiritual Growth: Discover your shape, the 3 stages, deal with your inner demons, the Bible is different than you think, etc
301 Eyes Wide Open: 4 spiritual diseases, the plan of the Ages, gaining a wider view of God and scripture
+ MODEULE 2: PERSONAL GROWTH
102 The Power of Belief: abundant life, faith can, learning to lead in life, etc
202 Discover your Life Purpose: Discover your purpose, plan your future, live in alignment, the heroes journey
302 Breaking through to a Higher Level: Raise your threshold, let it go, the power of people, Jesus the life coach
+ MODULE 3: CHURCH GROWTH
103 Building a Stronger Church: Building people, building teams, building community, etc
203 Finding your Fit: Eph 4, gift-based service, leaders & followers, clear communication
303 Principles of Church growth: Vision - philosophy of ministry; goals - breaking barriers, structure - removing blockages, health - holistic church growth & health