EBC Leadership Team


  • Travis Southern, Senior Pastor

    Travis Southern is the Senior Pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church and has been since January of 2009. He is a native Oklahoman, who graduated from Charles Page High School in Sand Springs. After high school, Travis attended the University of Oklahoma, where he was active in the Baptist Collegiate Ministries. After graduating, he worked for several years in industry before being called into the ministry. While attending the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Travis served as pastor of Newton Springs Baptist Church in Fordsville, KY. Travis and his wife Mandy have been happily married since 2000, and have three children. Travis is committed to preaching life-changing messages founded solidly upon the Word of God. He enjoys fishing, music, and good coffee. He would like to extend his personal invitation to you to join us as we glorify God together. Travis, a life-long learner, has degrees in Business, Science, and Divinity, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Theology (Preaching) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  

  • Kris Miller, Youth Pastor

    Kris Miller has joined our Leadership Team as Youth Minister. Kris and his wife Dedra are charter members of Emmanuel and he has faithfully served as a Deacon. (photo to be added soon)

  • Randy Gordon, Worship Leader

    Randy has been a member of EBC since 2002. In 2005 he became our Worship leader. He has been in the music ministry for over 23 years. Randy is also a Physician's Assistant and volunteers at the Free Medical Clinic each month here in Purcell.