Minister Travin Gordon

Minister Travin Gordon, Associate Minister

 
Born August 14, 1988 in Baltimore, Maryland to Cynthia Kenion and Gerald Gordon.
 
At age 8, Minister Gordon was diagnosed with Legg Calve Perthes Disease (bone decaying of the hip). Watching his mother pray and have faith in God in spite of the circumstance was a positive influence on him. At age 11, Minister Gordon accepted Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior and joined Lé Detroit Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Dr. Cortez Davis. Despite his condition he was active in the Youth Ministry and participated in the Sunbeams, Youth & Young Adult Choir and the Praise Team.
 
In 2007, Minister Gordon joined Divine Destiny Chorale; a Music ministry where he travels to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through song. His gift of song writing was revealed as he served as the lyricist for 4 of the 6 songs on their debut project entitled “In His Presence”. Within this ministry Minster Gordon is able to combine his passion for music and love for outreach.
 
After experiencing a collapsed lung, emergency blood transfusion and other life threatening occasions, Minister Gordon’s faith and personal relationship with God developed. He declared for God I live and for God I die!
 
February 2014, Minister Gordon united with Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Welton Fields, Jr. In 2016, Minister Gordon was appointed Worship Leader and has worked diligently in leading the Southern Friendship congregation in worship each Sunday. Pastor Fields recognized the call on Minister Gordon’s life; after meeting with him, Minister Gordon publicly accepted the call on April 10, 2016 and was licensed to preach the gospel; on Sunday, July 28, 2019, by Pastor Welton Fields, Jr.
 
Minister Gordon is currently pursuing a degree in Biblical Theology at Liberty University, where he is also, a member of The National Society Colligate Scholars (NSCS) He is active in Sunday School, The Worship Music and Arts Ministry, Men’s Ministry and serves as a facilitator for The Marriage Mingle class within the “Uncontaminated” Purity Ministry.
 
He stands today as a dedicated husband to Christan Gordon and father of five: Tavonté, Taariq, CaNiya, Caleb and Channah. His favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.