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.

  • Fighting Forgiveness

    Kevin Bartlett is a legend of the Richmond Football Club. He played for the Tigers between 1965-1983 winning 5 premierships in a 403 game career.

  • 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.

  • Dodged a bullet

    Antonis Mavropoulos is a lucky man but he didn’t realise it at the time.

  • An Indomitable Spirit

    It was meant to be just another tennis match on Court 18. It was the opening round of the 2010 Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Court 18 is not where the big blockbuster matches are played.

  • Pro-Life from the womb to the tomb

    On September 18th Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost her battle with pancreatic cancer, aged 87. Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg. These are big decisions; the job of serving on the U.S Supreme Court is a lifetime appointment.

  • Fake it til you make it

    Elizabeth Swaney isn’t afraid to dream big. In 2007 while a university student, Swaney decided to run for Governor of California.

  • Turn off the news

    I live in Victoria where every day Premier Daniel Andrews fronts a media conference to provide a COVID-19 daily update. Andrews informs the public how many cases of COVID-19 there are in Victoria, the daily increase in cases from yesterday, the number of Victorians whose lives have been taken by COVID-19 and the number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

  • Switching Sports

    Usain Bolt is the fastest man in history. He holds the world record in the 100 meters sprint and 8 Olympic Gold Medals from three Olympic Games. At the conclusion of his track and field career, Bolt had a dream to play professional football.