I spent all of last week at a wonderful place — Falls Creek youth camp in Davis, Oklahoma. The worship was led by Met Collective, whose leader is Matt Roberson.… Read more Worship, Memory, and Doubt →
I am a believer, husband, and father who loves serving the Lord and the local church. I am currently an associate pastor of youth/discipleship and a pastoral research assistant for two pastors. Educationally, I have a BA and an MA in Biblical and Theological Studies from Criswell College. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My research interests include the early church and Greco-Roman voluntary associations (and especially the relationship between the two!).
I just finished writing a series of lessons from Proverbs that I will teach to our group at youth camp next week. Many of the proverbs were written by Solomon… Read more What is the Place of Good Works? →
Yesterday, the United States of America celebrated its independence. This means that countless Americans spent the day poolside, grilling burgers and watching firework displays. This also means that countless churches… Read more Should We Worship God and Country? →
BONUS VIDEOS + MORE: http://www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve What is the church? Is it more than a building? Is it global, local, or both? In this week’s video, Travis gives a definition of… Read more What is the Local Church? →
You may or may not know it, but June is marked as gay pride month. This past Sunday, June 24th, thousands joined to march for gay pride. This included my… Read more Did Jesus Have Two Dads? →
*Note: The following is a series of excerpts from a paper Travis wrote recently for a doctoral seminar entitled “A Theological Center in the Old Testament: Major Options and Objections.”… Read more The Center of Old Testament Theology →
I am the youth minister at a local church in North Texas, and twice a year I walk some of our students through a discipleship course. This time I presented… Read more Review: Jesus Among Secular Gods →