Hi, My name is Travis.

I am a husband, father, and executive pastor of a small town church that went big. I have a passion for helping small town churches and pastors. So most of what I write about focuses on helping churches and ministry leaders take steps to grow themselves and the churches they serve.


Just so you know, this website is my personal blog. The opinions and ideas that I express here are not necessarily representative of those of my employer or any other organization that I am associated with. All content on this blog is on an as-is basis and I make no claims as to its accuracy, validity, completeness or how current it is. I will not be liable for any errors or omissions, or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use.

A few things about me

For the past 7 years I have served at a small town church in Westmoreland, Tennessee. As of 2010, the population of Westmoreland was a whopping 2,206 people. In 2014, our average church attendance was 704 people. That equates to roughly 32% of our small town. To put that into perspective, it would be like a church in Nashville, TN about 50 miles south of us averaging 200,000 people each week. It is possible to go big in a small town.

I have been married to my wife Samantha for 12 years this December. Together we have two beautiful girls Layla and Presley.

For fun I enjoy traveling, reading, and watching sports. The Tennessee Vols in particular.

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