Is it right for God to bless the wicked? Is it fair for God to allow calamity to strike the righteous? Is it just for God to use an evil… Read more Theodicy: Is God Just? →
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!).
It does not mean that the New Testament allowed the mistreatment of individuals for any reason or that it allowed some people to be treated as property.
*Editor’s Note: This is a portion of a paper Travis once submitted for class. Travis is in class right now working diligently and provided this paper as a post for… Read more Is it Possible to Speak of God? →
What is theology? It is a word we toss around quite often, but do we really understand what it is? The word itself breaks down into two parts: theos and… Read more What is Theology? →
Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today… Read more How is the Church Governed and Led? →
One of my recent doctoral seminars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary required me to articulate the Bible’s teachings on certain matters pertaining to the church. The past three weeks, we… Read more Church Discipline →
Two weeks ago we began a study of the local church. If you missed the first two posts, you can check them out here and here. Today we turn our… Read more What is the Lord’s Supper? →
Last week we began looking at the church by defining the local church in 100 words or less. If you missed that post, you can check it out here. Part… Read more What is Baptism? →