Monthly Archives: September 2013

25 09, 2013

First Priority is like harmony in a choir: diverse and beautiful

September 25th, 2013|Nehemiah|

First Priority is a strategy for the local church.  It is a community owned movement.  As Nehemiah, this means you will most likely go from leading followers to leading leaders.  One of the first steps in developing a new First Priority is putting together an Initiation Team.  From teachers to parents, from church leaders to business leaders, your [...]

18 09, 2013

First Priority Fundamentals

September 18th, 2013|Nehemiah|

VISION: (The what) The Hope of Christ in Every Student in your community MISSION: (The How) Unite the Local Body of Christ to Influence the School with the Gospel DISTINCTIVE: (The Why) There are more students who call themselves Christian walking the halls of your public middle and high school than football players; why are they not the most influential?  The [...]

11 09, 2013

What is it That You Want?

September 11th, 2013|Nehemiah|

The king said to me, “What is it you want?” Then I prayed to the God of heaven, and I answered the king, “If it pleases the king and if your servant has found favor in his sight, let him send me to the city in Judah where my ancestors are buried so that I can rebuild [...]

4 09, 2013

The normal paths of healthy growth are impassable

September 4th, 2013|Nehemiah|

There is one thing to remember as you plan and schedule your launch for First Priority.  You have a date in mind, plans in place, and people interested, but have you inspected the 'walls'? 11 So I went to Jerusalem and was there three days.12 Then I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. [...]