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. … Continue reading Worship, Memory, and Doubt
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Should We Worship God and Country?
BONUS VIDEOS + MORE: 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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.” … Continue reading The Center of Old Testament Theology
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 … Continue reading Theodicy: Is God Just?
There seems to be a wide misconception surrounding “God’s will for my life,” or “God’s calling for my life”. Unfortunately, a vague teaching of “God’s will” has lead to a … Continue reading How Do I Know God’s Call for My Life?
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.
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading How is the Church Governed and Led?