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Andy Watts

About Andy Watts

Andy serves as youth pastor at Gateway Nazarene. He grew up in this church and came back after his education in order to serve in the community he loves. Andy is married to Lindsay and has two children Ellie and Eli.

Thank You!

This morning I turned on my phone and had a message from Facebook. I know you are as shocked by that as I was! Sure you were, or not. But this message was letting me know that James Campau, one of my genuine friends, not just a fb friend was celebrating a birthday today! I doubt that [...]

By |2016-11-14T22:19:59-05:00August 16th, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments

How Much is That Pie?

FUNDRAISER!!! Just typing that word made me cringe, and it probably made most of you quit reading! The fundraiser is one of the necessary evils of youth ministry. Universities don’t spend much time teaching you about fundraisers while preparing you for the ministry but they are a regular part of every youth ministry. This past [...]

By |2016-11-14T22:20:00-05:00February 23rd, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments

Count Your Blessings, Not Your Problems

January 21, 2006 is a day many of us in Oskaloosa remember. The old Nazarene Church building burned to the ground. Many of us who are part of the church body were effected greatly. Pastor Andy shares his thoughts as he reflects on that day.

By |2016-01-26T16:15:44-05:00January 26th, 2016|Out of the Gates|0 Comments


Mike Palmer, Missouri District Superintendent, will be leading us in the ways of renewal during this winter's revival. Sunday, December 14 @ 10:30am & 6:00pm Monday - Wednesday, December 15-17 @ 7:00pm.

By |2014-11-18T19:31:24-05:00November 18th, 2014|Featured, Slide Show|0 Comments

The Story

Starting September 7th @ 9am. Join us for a journey through THE STORY. The Story is a book of selections from the Bible, arranged chronologically, that reads like a novel. During this unique 31-week experience, every member of the family reads their own version of The Story. Come discover together with us how our story [...]

By |2014-08-18T15:15:30-05:00August 18th, 2014|Slide Show|0 Comments


“And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52). The Caravan ministry exists to help elementary-age children become more like Jesus by encouraging their growth in the four specific areas mentioned in Luke 2:52:  mental (wisdom),  physical (stature),  spiritual (favor with God), and social(favor with men). For Children K-5th | Registration: September 17th | Cost: [...]

By |2014-08-18T15:04:16-05:00August 18th, 2014|Slide Show|0 Comments