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20 04, 2017

Gathered in Prayer

By | April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you have spent any amount of time around First Priority, you know that we still believe the Local Church is the hope of the world! Our call as a ministry is to wave that banner high in Middle Tennessee and unite the local churches in a community to Pray, Participate and Provide for a [...]

6 04, 2017

5 Prayers That Bring Jesus to the School

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

You have heard the whisper: bring Jesus to the school down the street. You know the obstacles: separation of church and state. You know the stories: students do not have hope and are hurting. You know how to get started: draw a circle around the school down the street and pray. I understand your first [...]

23 03, 2017

Discover the 3 Teams it Takes to Reach Students at School

By | March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Students have been hard at work with the HOPE strategy and creating a positive environment for their lost friends to hear the life changing message of the gospel!  In January, over 1,000 students in Shreveport, LA heard the gospel and 18 students responded by indicating that they were committing their lives to Christ! Then, last [...]

9 03, 2017

5 Roles on the First Priority Team

By | March 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you’ve been around First Priority for any length of time, you know that a core value of ours is teamwork. At our core, the adults in the community play roles to support the students as they lead their club. To use a sporting analogy, the students are our Michael Jordan and we are their [...]

3 03, 2017

Meet Zach

By | March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sean Hall, FP Director of St. Louis Metro East, shares an interview he had with one of his student leaders. Zach is a student leader in the 6th grade at Carriel Jr. High. Our interview: Q: What is your favorite memory of First Priority? Our first week . . . we had an Engage Week… [...]

16 02, 2017

Unity is Life Forevermore!

By | February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Psalm 133 How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down on the collar of his robe. It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For [...]

2 02, 2017

We Provide 1 Service for Many Churches

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“First Priority provides 1 service for many churches.” Our Vision: The HOPE of Christ in every student. Our Mission: To unite the local body of Christ with a plan of action to influence the school with the gospel. What if… We encouraged, equipped, and empowered students to have good looking feet at their school? “Everyone [...]

26 01, 2017

God is NOT out of our Schools

By | January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steve Cherrico, Executive Director of FP Greater Nashville, shares his thoughts on God in our schools. This past week I was conducting an interview for the local newspaper, The Tennessean. As the reporter and I talked, he made an interesting statement, “that God was no longer allowed in schools.” I have been in multiple meetings [...]

19 01, 2017

Meet Grant

By | January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sean Hall, First Priority Director for St. Louis Metro East, invites us to read about one of his student leaders and how God was calling him to do more in his school. Meet Grant Grant is in his sophomore year at O’Fallon Township High School. He served his school through First Priority for the first [...]

12 01, 2017

Watch this Video. It Will Rock Your Ministry!

By | January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy New Year! Please watch this video. It will rock your ministry!! “Everything you want is instant gratification. For everything you want! Except… job satisfaction and strength of relationships. There ain't no app for that. They are slow. They are meandering." Simon Senak walks us through what cell phones are doing to us as a [...]