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.

The Precious Blood of Jesus Christ!

“…The precious blood of Christ,” 1 Peter 1:19 Standing at the foot of the cross, we see hands and feet and side all distilling crimson streams of “precious blood.” It is “precious” because of its redeeming and atoning efficacy. Only … Continue reading

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Go First to the Cross

One of my favorite books is the classic Pilgrim’s Progress written by the Puritan John Bunyan. I’ve read the book more than once. I have read it to my children, and had them read it for themselves. References from the … Continue reading

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Walking by Faith

“Life is a highway. I’m gonna ride it all night long.” That is the chorus to a popular song from the early ‘90s. The song had it partially right. Life is a highway. Since it is, we will “ride it” … Continue reading

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The Cross of Christ

Branding. It’s a big deal. Experts will diligently work to brand you or your organization according to “the way you want folks to perceive you.” Hopefully, the way you want folks to perceive you is the way in which you should … Continue reading

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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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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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