Travis Barnes

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Travis Barnes lives in central Victoria with his wife and two daughters. He is a contributor for Christian Today and a sportswriter.

  • Uncertainty is the new normal

    The Kodak company was once synonymous with photography. The company was founded in 1892 and dominated the photography market throughout the 20th century. It was once common to describe a picture-perfect opportunity as a ‘Kodak moment.’

  • The Lockdown Olympics

    I love the Olympics, as a kid I was a walking-talking Olympic encyclopedia. In preparation for the 2020 games Jeremy Dover, Peter Nelson and myself embarked on an exciting project; collaborating to write a sports devotional called The Spirit of Victory.

  • Travis’ Ten Pin Tantrum

    I always enjoyed going Ten Pin bowling with my family but one time, when I was fourteen, my family did not enjoy bowling with me. This video is about the time I went bowling, had a massive tantrum, completely embarrassed my family, and still went home a winner!

  • 15 minutes of fame

    Captain Sir Tom Moore was a British army officer during the second world war serving in India and Burma. After the war, Sir Tom ran a concreting company, enjoyed motorbiking, and otherwise lived a life of obscurity.

  • Travis Tonightly News

    During the COVID lockdowns in 2020 many Churches found themselves scrambling to find ways to continue to minister to their Church communities.

  • Failures of the Faith

    On April 10th 2018 American Mega Church Pastor Bill Hybels resigned from Willow Creek Community Church under a cloud of sexual harassment allegations. This was surely not the way he hoped to finish his more than 40 year association with Willow Creek.

  • The Choice of Christian Schooling

    As Christian parents endeavour to raise their children to know and love God the question of Christian education will likely arise. In 2019 nearly 4 million students attended just over 9500 schools in Australia.

  • Super Scomo

    What was Janelle Saffin supposed to do?

  • Saving santa

    I’m not a fan of the commercialisation of Christmas. I try to remind fellow believers that Jesus is the reason for the season. There was a time I wanted nothing to do with many of the trappings of Christmas. I didn’t have stockings, I didn’t have a tree and I certainly didn’t have Santa Claus.

  • A long walk to Gold

    I was eighteen when I moved to university to study teaching. I quickly made friends with Jared, who lived locally and was a very fit runner. One day after class Jared asked me if I wanted to go running, I was happy enough to go for a short jog.