Archive for March 2007

Waumba Land

A few people have asked, when I’ve invited them to Access Church, if we have a “nursery” up and running yet. “Do we ever!!” is usually my unbridled response. You see, I have a three-year-old, and I’m such a big fan of what our volunteers have created for pre-schoolers. You really ought to check it…

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John & Gail Brent

In all the rush of launching Access this month, we’ve taken a break from meeting some of the families that helped bring Access to Jacksonville. If you are new to reading this blog, then you might want to scroll back to January, where we met Michael & Zoie Morales. It’s been about two years since…

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Serve Strategically

Some of you have now had the opportunity to participate with Access in two worship services. Perhaps your children have now been in an UpStreet small group twice. And your baby has been loved and cared for in Waumba. You might be visiting from another church, and very content to stay there, but you enjoy…

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Don't Be That Monk

As you get to know the Barretts, you should know right up front that Stephanie is the deep thinker in our family. Recently she was sharing what I thought were some profound thoughts, and I asked her to write them down so I could share them here. She writes… The kids and I were reading…

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Excerpts from the Mail Bag

Mondays are the best days to check email! Here are a few select bits from the inbox this week: Some friend we had invited on March 4 not only came back, but brought friends with them! When God works in the hearts of first time attenders to get them to invite even more friends, then…

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Let's Do It Again!

It’s been quite a journey, hasn’t it? Two years of disparate stories coming together to form a cohesive vision and strategy for Jacksonville, Florida—for our friends, neighbors, family, and co-workers. God is good! I can’t thank our volunteers enough for pulling this off. We could not have done this without each person using their gifts,…

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Louie & The Boys

I hope you’ve already got your tickets to see Louie, Chris, and Matt tonight. We’ll see you all at Veteran’s Memorial at 7:00pm! Comment here and let us know what you thought of the event!

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The Music

Someone stopped me at the playground yesterday and asked me about the music we played Sunday night. “That was great music. So easy to learn and so worshipful. Can I buy it to listen to at home or in the car?” Well, you can buy it at our Information Table before and after services, or…

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Success Stories

Here’s a peek into this week’s “Inbox:” I invited a couple and their 3 kids. I have known him for some time and they moved to Jax a couple of years ago and have been struggling to find a church home. Because of their struggles in finding a church, they have not been attending consistently…

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Photos

Some photos of Sunday are available here. If you have others to send, please email them to me!

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