Ellie Axford • Preschool Special Needs Coordinator

Ellie Axford

Preschool Special Needs Coordinator


Ellie Axford

Ellie Axford is the Special Needs Coordinator on the Brentwood campus. She has a passion for including those with disabilities, as well as their families, fully into the body of Christ. Ellie previously worked for six years as an Early Childhood Special Education teacher in Williamson County Schools after finishing her Masters degree in Special Education at Vanderbilt University. She is excited about the potential Brentwood Baptist Church has to serve families affected by disability, ranging from our preschool ministry and continuing through our adult ministries.

Ellie currently resides in Brentwood with her husband Tommy. They are the proud parents of four amazing daughters. Ellie enjoys reading, working out, and playing lots of princess games and dress-up with her girls. She loves sports, especially college football, and can always be found cheering on her Mississippi State Bulldogs.  

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Special Needs Ministry: Making Disciples and Loving Families

Special Needs Ministry: Making Disciples and Loving Families

Jesus had a heart for special needs. He engaged people with disabilities by including them, speaking with them, and ministering to them. We are truly missing out on an amazing people group by not actively pursuing the addition of families affected by disability to our congregation.  As a special needs ministry, it is our ultimate desire to make disciples... continue reading