The Hope of Christ to Every Student
The Story of Nehemiah

The Story of Nehemiah

December 7, 2021

Hosts of the FP Podcast, Brad Schelling and Steve Cherrico, talk about the story of Nehemiah and how it relates to the story of starting First Priority. Brad Schelling serves as the Director of Ministry at First Priority of America and Steve Cherrico serves as the Director of First Priority Greater Nashville. 

Discover 3 ways to stay connected to First Priority

Discover 3 ways to stay connected to First Priority

November 30, 2021

Brad and Steve talk about the 3R's of staying connected to and focused on the ministry of First Priority in America. It is important to be in Relationship with FPoA; we have 3 connection points we like to see happen annually. It is important to Report what God is doing in the club(s) so everyone can celebrate. Utilizing the FPoA Resources is the third R of the model. How crazy is it that every school day in America 59 students come to know Jesus? Very! That happens because we all work together, are intentional, and use the resources to help students reach students in their school. Give this episode a listen to hear the heart behind the 3R's.

Brad Schelling is the Director of Ministry Operations at First Priority of America and Steve Cherrico is the Executive Director of First Priority Greater Nashville. 

Warren Robold talks about his heart for the ministry and mission of FPoA

Warren Robold talks about his heart for the ministry and mission of FPoA

November 23, 2021

Warren Robold serves as EVP of Development and Ministry Relations and has over 30 years of experience in political and charitable fundraising, franchise ownership and development, direct and distribution sales, and management as well as marketing both tangible and intangible products and services in the US and internationally. He has also served in Youth Ministry at multiple churches and has served in full-time ministry as an ordained Pastor. His vision and ability to see past the difficult or impossible, has been a powerful asset for the organizations and groups that he has worked with to reach new levels of growth and success.

FPoA Executive Board members share their why

FPoA Executive Board members share their why

November 16, 2021

The First Priority of America board of directors met in October and shared their heart of why they are involved in the ministry of First Priority of America. 

Amber Johansen challenges us to stick with it because it‘s worth it!

Amber Johansen challenges us to stick with it because it‘s worth it!

November 9, 2021

Amber was born and raised in Tampa. After graduating from Leto High School, she attended Florida State University for an undergraduate degree and then the University of South Florida for a graduate degree in Government and International Studies. She is currently completing a graduate certificate in instructional design through Florida State University. Her background includes working with at-risk teens and families, and program development.

Amber has been involved with FPTB since 2009, when she began serving as a parent partner. In 2012, she consulted with FPTB as a Community Development Director, and in 2013 stepped into the position of Executive Director.

Jeff Grenell gives 4 solutions for the rise of mental health problems in teenagers

Jeff Grenell gives 4 solutions for the rise of mental health problems in teenagers

November 2, 2021

After 4 decades of Youth Leadership, Jeff Grenell founded ythology to resource, inspire, and mentor the Church and organizations to better communicate to a younger generation. ythology exists to walk with Youth Leaders into the 21st century. In one place you can find resources, inspiration, and mentoring help for several sectors of culture, including the following areas: Church Ministry, Youth Development, Event-based, & Campus Access

You can read the entire article on his blog here: http://www.ythology.com/jeffgrenell/http/wwwythologycom/blog-page-url/2021/1/14/new-post-title-3?rq=health

Mark Robbins talks about the 10k plan

Mark Robbins talks about the 10k plan

October 26, 2021

Mark Robbins serves as the Executive Director of First Priority. He spends most of his day managing the organizational side of the ministry, including fundraising and board development. He was the initiator and director of First Priority Tri-States, the 2nd oldest FP chapter. Mark and his wife Michelle manage their own small business, therefore, Mark brings years of experience in business management to First Priority of America. Mark resides in eastern Kentucky with his wife, Michelle. Mark and Michelle have three children, Nathaniel & Mikaela (Robbins) Gray, Morgan, and Micah. They also have two grandchildren, Sadie B. and Beckham.

Mark Robbins, Brad Schelling, and Steve Cherrico talk about being Gospel Focused.

Mark Robbins, Brad Schelling, and Steve Cherrico talk about being Gospel Focused.

October 19, 2021

Mark Robbins, President of FPoA, Brad Schelling, Director of Ministry, and Steve Cherrico, Executive Director of FP Greater Nashville, come together to talk about what it means for FP Clubs to be Gospel Focused. 

Are you prepared? Larry Franks on digging ditches

Are you prepared? Larry Franks on digging ditches

October 12, 2021

FP Decatur Executive Director Larry Franks talks about being prepared for what God has for us.

Larry has worked for First Priority for 13 years and lives in Decatur, AL. He has been married to his wife for 34 years and together they have two adult daughters. 

Larry Franks challenges us to be cot carriers

Larry Franks challenges us to be cot carriers

October 5, 2021

FP Decatur Executive Director Larry Franks shares a message to challenge us to have the kind of faith to share the Gospel of Christ so that we can reach the lost, because that's what it's all about. 

Larry has worked for First Priority for 13 years and lives in Decatur, AL. He has been married to his wife for 34 years and together they have two adult daughters. 

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