Ella Elisabeth

Naming a child is weird. It’s such a big responsibility. It’s a forever decision. We pick names for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s to honor family, friends, or heroes. Other times it is because the meaning of the name carries significance. Lis and I have been wrestling with the name decision since we found […]

Waiting, Dating, Mating

We’ve gotten so much positive feedback about our current series, “Waiting, Dating, Mating.” Relationships are difficult. I want to see people do everything they can to get it right. Got this email today from a lady in our church. “…this series is seriously changing my life. I’m recently divorced & I’ve found myself going back […]

9 Years Ago Today…

9 years ago today I made one of the greatest decisions of my life. I gathered up all of my courage, dropped to one knee (albeit for just a second because I was so nervous), and popped the question. I remember feeling so nervous trying to eat my Chicken Marsalla that night, but as the […]

Easter is Coming!

Hey Access! I’m convinced that this Easter is going to be the best Easter in the history of our church! Help us invite your friends this week in one of these 3 ways: 1. Personally invite them! – Statistically 8 out of 10 people will say yes to an invitation to Easter! 2. Use Facebook and […]

Why we do what we do.

There are some seasons of life that seem really easy, and others that have major challenges. These last few weeks have been filled with both great and easy moments, as well as very challenging ones. Today was a beautiful reminder of why it matters. I love my church.

Stories of Generosity!

Literally just got this email and had to share! “Just wanted to say THANK YOU – I was @ Starbucks on Beacon this morning in the drive through (long wait) when It was my turn to pay, the young lady said the man in front of me was from Access Church and had paid for […]

January Recap

January at Access has quite possibly been my favorite month in the history of our church… and I’ve LOVED a lot of months at Access! Here’s a quick highlight reel of some of my favorite things: We started the new year on January 6 with a message called Circles Completed. Last January, we did a […]

Access Brandon Launch Sunday!

Yesterday was amazing. We have so much to be thankful for. A year of dreaming and planning went into yesterday and it showed. We had such a beautiful service. We’re hearing amazing things from those who came! We had 173 people in attendance. 5 people made a decision to follow Christ. That makes all of […]

Help me this week!

The start of our Access Brandon campus is just days away… DAYS AWAY! We start this Sunday, January 13, 10:30 AM, at Bloomingdale High School. I could use your help this week as we get close to Sunday! PRAY! – I’m praying and completely fasting this week asking God to show up in a HUGE […]