Monthly Archives: December 2017

28 12, 2017

Be Still

December 28th, 2017|First Priority Of America|

During the end of the year, I always reflect on my life and evaluate all the year has brought me and my family. This year, I find myself pretty much in the same place. I want to stop, but I keep viewing my Christian faith through the eyes of an American Christian. I guess it [...]

20 12, 2017

Christ, the Centerpiece of Christmas

December 20th, 2017|First Priority Of America|

Christmas growing up in the Mississippi Delta was wonderful. I didn’t know that it was different. The harvest had just come in; cotton, soy beans, rice and silage, and we usually had experienced a few frosty mornings. It seemed that most everything began to revolve around Main St., the levee at Lake Ferguson and Deer [...]

19 12, 2017

70 Days of Expansion

December 19th, 2017|First Priority Of America|

Listen to Dr. Rick Forbus as he talks about where he is leading us this spring through fasting, prayer, service and being intentional in our FP Clubs. This is an exciting time for First Priority! Some of our directors and coordinators also speak out about what's happening in their area and some of the best [...]

14 12, 2017

Stories to Tell

December 14th, 2017|First Priority Of America|

There are so many stories to tell. So many lives changed. It’s amazing to come to work each day and get to read story after story of what God is doing in our schools across America. And to think, when I started working for First Priority, I wasn’t even looking for a job. I thought [...]

11 12, 2017


December 11th, 2017|Local FP Communities, Student Leaders|

A student leader from a local high school was invited to speak at another high school on Engage Week. He shared his testimony about being angry at his father after his parents separated. His anger affected his family, his friends and his performance at school. After not speaking with his father for a long time, [...]

6 12, 2017

How 1 Student Changed the Life of Another!

December 6th, 2017|FP Success Story, Local FP Communities, Uncategorized|

It's amazing to hear story after story of students lives being transformed. Here is a powerful one that we wanted to share. Hannah is an 8th grader. Last year, Hannah learned to share the Romans Road. In August of this year, Susie came up to Hannah in PE class and asked "why are you different, [...]

4 12, 2017

Decisions and Disciples at Mascoutah Middle School!

December 4th, 2017|Local FP Communities, Student Leaders|

After the Gospel was delivered (3 Crowns presentation) at MMS's Engage Week Party, 2 students decided they want to follow Jesus for the first time! Even cooler: 2 Christian student leaders decided to sign a Decision to Disciple Card with them, committing to take them to church and First Priority every week, and read through the Book of John! There [...]