Entries by Travis Milner

God Doesn’t Need You, but He Wants You

Several years back, I was living in a small village in the Zambian bush called Chongwe. In this remote village dwelled a man of great importance to the community named Makukula. This Mr. Makukula was – and currently still is – the headman of the village. A strong man among strong men, Makukula was judge, […]

Faith, Righteousness, and Relationship

“But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe.” Romans 3:21-22 In the book of Romans, Paul weaves some of the most deep, impactful, beautiful writings on the themes of sin, faith, and […]

Did Jesus Really Have to Die?

With the arrival of Easter season comes a renewed public interest in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. While many pastors are faithful in preaching the crucifixion of Christ – at least in part – each week, most will put sermon series on hold to craft a sermon dedicated entirely to his death and resurrection. […]