Pastor Travis came to Grace Baptist Church in October 2013. After confessing Jesus as his Lord and Savior he was baptized in 1993. While attending college he served as a youth and children’s pastor in Kingsport, Tennessee. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Pastor Travis moved to Louisville, Kentucky to work towards his Masters of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During his first semester he met his beautiful wife Becki Tyler. They were married in the spring of 2005, and he graduated from Southern in 2007.
Pastor Travis has pastored in Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee. His passion is for preaching the gospel and seeing lives transformed by the Word of God. He graduated from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007 with a Master of Divinity. In December 2017 he graduated with a Doctorate of Ministry specializing in church revitalization from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Becki and Travis have been blessed with three beautiful children: Asher, Adalynn, and Alexander. Their kids enjoy family devotions, the lake, swimming, football, video games, basketball, and time together as a family.
Pastor Travis also serves as a volunteer Chaplain at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. In the Fall, he leads Griefshare support group . He finds great joy in coaching his son’s basketball team, fishing, and “Football Time in Tennessee!”.