Archive for January 2009

Andy Stanley to Pray for President Obama

Tomorrow at the National Cathedral there will be an interfaith prayer service to launch Barack Obama’s first full day as president. Men and women of various faiths will participate in the service. Andy Stanley, our teaching pastor, has been asked to offer a prayer during the service for our new president. While Andy has never…

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How Does Andy Stanley Feel About Groups?

Have you ever wondered how strongly our staff feels about Community Groups? Andy Stanley tells this story…”In 1993, Sandra and I joined Bill and Terry Willits, along with three other couples, to form a small group. At the time, I was working for my dad at a Baptist church. There was no small group ministry…

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A Few GroupLink Questions

What happens at GroupLink?You will be greeted by a facilitator who will direct you to a part of the room based on your stage of life. Dessert and coffee will be served while you meet others with whom you could potentially be in a group. After meeting with the other people in your stage of…

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Louie Giglio Launching Passion City Church

Louie Giglio has been a part of the North Point movement for the last decade-and-a-half, and his friendship with Andy Stanley goes back to middle school. So this is a pretty exciting “family” moment—Louie has unveiled Passion City Church! Here’s a link to their (way cool) web site. You can catch a glimpse of Louie’s…

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GroupLink—This Sunday!

Success at Access Church is defined by how effectively our ministries move people from our large environments into community groups. At Access, the community group is the best place for sustained life change to occur. In a community group, people study God’s Word together and discuss the issues and challenges of life. It’s also where…

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Post-Season

If you are a sports fan, live with a sports fan, or have ever heard of sports, you know it’s time for the NFL playoffs. This is the time of year when people who don’t watch football all through the fall tune in for the post-season games, or at the very least, the SuperBowl. Excitement…

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Bold Move

Okay, so it’s a New Year. You’re feeling bold. Optimistic. Hopeful. The new year represents all kinds of chances to start fresh and with new confidence. The gym is full, Krispy Kreme is empty. Access Church is feeling bold, also. It’s not every day that a 22-month-old congregation moves into a 1,300-seat worship venue! We’re…

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Grateful in a New Year

Access Church has moved into a new era in the life of our church! Yesterday was our first Sunday in a new venue. So many of you were there to start the new year right, and we absolutely loved worshipping with you! Thanks for inviting friends and for spreading the word about what God is…

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