Travis Montgomery

Travis James Montgomery (PhD, Midwestern Seminary) is Assistant Dean of the Global Campus and Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. Travis and his wife Lauren are members of Northside Fellowship, where Travis serves as one of the pastors.

Jul 12

What is Biblical Theology? by Travis Montgomery

Series: Theology in the Everyday

Editor’s Note: The Theology in the Everyday series seeks to introduce and explain theological concepts in 500 words or less, with a 200-word section helping explain the doctrine to kids. At For The Church, we believe that theology should not be designated to the academy alone but lived out by faith in everyday life. We […]

May 31

What are the Ordinary Means of Grace? by Travis Montgomery

Series: Theology in the Everyday

What are the ordinary means of grace? They are the outward practices God has prescribed by which He promises His nourishing presence to His people when they participate by faith.

Mar 23

FTC Preaching Guide: 1 Peter by Travis Montgomery

If you want your people to joyfully submit to God and serve those around them with humility, resisting sin and clinging to Christ, encouraged toward endurance all the way to their earthly end, consider preaching or teaching 1 Peter.

May 24

Becoming a Grateful Discipler by Travis Montgomery

A godly motivation to disciple others is your gratitude for God’s work for, in, and through them.

May 6

Line, Please: Why I Read the Psalms Aloud by Travis Montgomery

We need a script, a revelatory rehearsal for the crushing inevitability of life and death. 

Oct 26

Weak Pastors Need a Strong Gospel by Travis Montgomery

What does it mean to be a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ? It is to behold the eternal, miraculous, courageous cross of Christ and, with unveiled face, be transformed.

Sep 7

Pastor, Be a Gospel Signpost by Travis Montgomery

If a pastor, as a signpost, points to the revealed theological realities of God, he must point supremely to the heart of that revelation: the gospel of Jesus Christ.

May 26

The Abundance of Christ by Travis Montgomery

The barren land of human brokenness, which has only ever yielded enough fruit for us to fight over, has been trumped completely by the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, the True Vine.

Apr 4

Soli Deo Gloria by Travis Montgomery

For all His love for humanity, God did not ultimately preserve a nation for the sake of sheer benevolence. He did so for His glory.