The Latest from Travis Cottrell Ministries

National Wildlife Day at the Gulf of Mexico

My band and I were in Florida and Alabama this past weekend. We had a CRAZY GREAT time with folks in both places. We had an outdoor concert at Village Baptist in Destin on Friday night (our thanks to Michael, Amy, Lang and EVERYONE for an awesome event). Saturday, all we had to do was…

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We are in Destin, FL for a concert tonight. I got up early and went and got a surprise for my team this morning. When I got back to the hotel, I plopped myself in the hall of our hotel floor, and texted them this message: Hot Krispy Kremes in the hall. They have never…

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Signs That I Have Been A Little Testy Lately

OK. So I have been a little on edge as of late. Some stress. Some work issues. Some personal issues. You know…life stuff. And I think I may have been a little short with the kids here and there. I knew I needed to take a chill pill when Levi said two things: 1. One…

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Big Day

We had a momentous day at the Cottrell household this week. Levi lost his first tooth. Now, everybody loses their teeth, I know. But there’s something about that younger child who has watched his older siblings lose one tooth after another. When his day comes, it is a big one…and his patience is rewarded with…

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Mid-Week Chart-Writing Procrastination

Hey peeps. Hope your week is good. We are doing well. Our staycation was fun. It left me with two predominant questions: 1. When can we do it again? and… 2. WHEN DOES SCHOOL START?? : >) I have been a little bit of a bleh blogger lately. I feel the wind gaining in my…

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The Staycation Is Over

Hey, friends. Our staycation is officially over. And reality is settling back in. We sure did have a great week, though. But one update – we got rained out of going to the water park. As we headed over to that side of town, a torrential downpour hit us. And by the time we got…

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