Double Ministry Families

In this episode, Kymberli Cook, Travis Cook, Kat Armstrong, and Aaron Armstrong discuss key challenges of families with both spouses serving in separate ministries.

About the Contributors

Aaron Armstrong

Aaron currently serves as Lead Pastor of Dallas Bible Church where he is their chief visionary, preacher, and leader. Originally from Spring, Texas, he is the proud husband of Kat Armstrong and father to the cutest child ever born, Caleb. He received his Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. At age 16, God rescued him from a life spent “doing religion” by introducing him to the beauty of His grace and the love He has for ALL people. Since that time, God has branded a passion on Aaron’s life to build the local church by boldly proclaiming the faithfulness of God to anyone who will listen. Aaron joined the Dallas Bible Church staff in June 2015.

Kat L. Armstrong

Kat Armstrong has been teaching the Bible to women of all ages for over 15 years influencing women at the crossroads of faith, family, business and culture through speaking, writing and leading in for-profit and non-profit organizations. Kat’s powerful and insightful exegesis of the scriptures combined with her relatable vulnerability and have you in stitches humor leave her audience with theologically sound messages that help them relate the scriptures to their own personal and professional lives. Along with her involvement in the local church, Kat’s professional experience extends to her role as a serial entrepreneur working for small businesses that have made it big including Artistry Labs and University Laundry, and innovating through Arbonne and Baby Bow Tie. Kat’s professional endeavors and involvement with the church led her to her current role as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Polished, an outreach ministry that gathers young professional women to navigate career and explore faith together. Since Polished's founding in 2008, Polished has reached over 10,000+ young professional women with the gospel in Austin, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston and North Dallas through monthly luncheons and the Polished Podcast. Kat graduated with her undergraduate degree in business from Texas A&M before obtaining a masters in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2011. Today, Kat and her husband, Aaron reside in Dallas, TX with their four-year old son Caleb and attend Dallas Bible church where Aaron serves as the lead pastor.

Kymberli Cook

Kymberli Cook is a doctoral student in Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and serves as the Senior Administrator at the Hendricks Center, overseeing Cultural Engagement events and efforts, pastoral relationships, and creative design. She holds a Master of Theology from DTS and resides in Dallas with her husband and daughter.

Travis Cook

Travis Cook is the Associate Pastor of Teaching and Single Adults at Park Cities Baptist Church. He moved from Marietta, GA in 2007 to pursue his ThM at Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating in 2011. He served in the US Army Reserves Chaplain Corps for 8 years, resigning in 2015 to concentrate on full-time church-based ministry at PCBC. Travis is passionate about teaching, helping people make new connections to God’s Word and its application to their lives. He is married to Kymberli Cook, has two daughters, and loves reading, baseball, history, and making terrible puns.