As lead pastor of Elevate, Colby Atkins is known for his relevant teaching style and ability to connect people to the heart of God. Colby and his wife, Kristen, have 3 boys and live in Erie, PA where Elevate Church was launched on 2.12.12.
Colby and Kristen are passionate about providing a life-giving church focused on the simplicity of the Gospel and the power of an intimate relationship with a loving God.
Prior to coming into full time ministry, Colby trained the animals at Sea World and to this day claims that otters are from the devil.
Colby’s educational background includes a BA from Asbury University and is currently finishing a Masters of Church Development from Winebrenner Seminary.