Archive for October, 2011

October 2, 2011 “No Compromise” Pt.1

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

If you are a newcomer to our gatherings let me just share with you that our church is going through a time of intensely seeking God.  As we approach our 100th anniversary as a church, we feel it is so important that we consecrate ourselves as His people.  If we are to be a part of the greater things that God wants to do in our city we must prepare ourselves by turning to the Lord in renewed commitment.  It takes time for this kind of work of God to soak into every fiber of our church.  We must not grow weary.  I’ve been encouraged to hear testimonies of how God is doing a deepening work in many lives and how our prayer groups on Tuesday have been adding new people each week.  Don’t grow weary in this great work. (more…)


October 2, 2011 “No Compromise,” Pt 1

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Playing (or Praying) Hard in the Second Half

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

College and professional football games this weekend reminded me of the importance of playing hard to the end of the game.  In their past two games Texas A&M gave up huge half-time leads on their way to heart-breaking losses.  The Dallas Cowboys had what seemed to be an insurmountable lead over the Detroit Lions going into the locker room at halftime, only to come out in the second half and see that lead disappear in a crushing loss.  (more…)

  • Bio & Introduction

    Dr. Michael Dean has been the senior pastor at Travis Avenue Baptist Church since 1991, having also served churches elsewhere in Texas and New Mexico. He and his wife Nan are blessed with two married children and three grandchildren. With a keen sense of calling to shepherd the flock of God entrusted to his care, Michael longs to see people become passionate followers of Jesus Christ. His hobbies include long-distance running, golf and hunting.

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