Instructor (Elder Gatewood)

Elder Reginald F. Gatewood, M.Div


Elder Gatewood was born and raised in a Christian family in Lonoke, Arkansas. He professed faith in Jesus and was baptized at a very early age. He joined the Unites States Army after high school and served for nearly 30 years.  After serving in both the Reserve and Active Duty, he retired in 2012.  Elder Gatewood has served as a Deacon and Youth Advisor for 23 years. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Upper Iowa University, a Master of Arts from Liberty University and a Master of Divinity Degree from Wayland Baptist University. While attending Wayland, he answered the called to ministry 2015.  Elder Gatewood has served in various Youth Departments and is currently enrolled as a Chaplain Resident at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He has been married to the former Shirlee Wright for 25 years and they have eight children.