Author Archives: Travis

About Travis

I am married to Dianna, and we have three boys. We serve the Lord together as member of the Rodgers Baptist Church in Garland, TX. Where I am the associate pastor.

Rage Against the Machine

Originally posted on hipandthigh:
My wife and I are true, cultural subversives. Counter-culture to the core. We homeschool our children. I remember one time standing around with our neighbors outside on a Saturday afternoon when we were young parents still…

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What Voddie Said (and Didn’t)

Originally posted on chantrynotes:
So America is experiencing race riots again, which is simply awful. My heart goes out to the people of Ferguson who are living this nightmare. My heart goes out to the police who risk their lives…

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WORLD | Louis Zamperini’s greatest victory came through faith in Christ | Jamie Dean | July 3, 2014

WORLD | Louis Zamperini’s greatest victory came through faith in Christ | Jamie Dean | July 3, 2014.

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Focus on the Cross

Great word from Pastor David Stone of Lakeway Bapitst Church. His “Morning Mana” thought today called us to focus on the cross. That is a focus we must always keep. Pastor Stone’s thoughts: John Piper wrote:”Christ is the glory of … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ was Dead, BUT Now He is ALIVE!

Jesus Christ was dead. He had, in fact, been murdered. Betrayed by one of His close associates and brought before the rulers of His day, He should have received a fair trial and justice according to the law and customs … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers about Forgiveness

I am blessed to be the Associate Pastor of the Rodgers Baptist Church in Garland, TX. That congregation is a blessing and joy to serve. One of the duties that I’m joyfully obligated to perform is the writing and procuring … Continue reading

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The Power of the Resurrection

Jesus Christ defeated death. He has made a way for you and I to defeat it as well. That way was made possible because of the Resurrection. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave is the single greatest event … Continue reading

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Remarkable Forgiveness

I came across the amazing story of Judy Lawson and Richard Wine by reading Art Lindsley’s book Love: the Ultimate Apologetic published by InterVarsity Press. What follows is a lengthy excerpt from pages 108-110. This is truly a remarkable story, and … Continue reading

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Tebow, First Baptist Dallas, and Christianity in America

I like Tim Tebow. The young man has displayed a ton of integrity over the course of his public life, first as QB of the Florida Gators (who I despise), and then as an NFL QB with the Denver Broncos … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dianna!

On January 28 my sweet wife celebrated her birthday. She is as beautiful today as she was in August of 1990 when we went out on our first date. Her true beauty, much like Ruth, is in her desire to … Continue reading

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