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FP Podcast Episode 46: Wilson Clark

FP Podcast Episode 46: Wilson Clark

April 27, 2020

Wilson is a native Floridian. He grew up in the Tampa Bay area and has spent the majority of his life in Central Florida.Wilson has spent the last decade working as a youth director serving various churches. In 2017, Wilson began working for First Priority Tampa Bay as an Area Director. While Wilson served as an Area Director, he successfully presented First Priority to numerous Youth Directors in East Hillsborough and helped launch groups on school campuses in East Hillsborough.

Wilson is passionate about equipping and training students to know their legal right to share the gospel with their peers through First Priority chapters and groups.

Wilson is married to his best friend Jenna; together, they have three children, Isaac, Ezra, and Hollis. The Clarks love the outdoors, the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Disney World.

FP Podcast Episode 45: Bryson Breakey

FP Podcast Episode 45: Bryson Breakey

April 20, 2020

Bryson Breakey is the Youth Pastor at Bethel World Outreach Church—an Every Nation church in Brentwood, TN—and is a songwriter in the Every Nation Music community. Growing up in the Seattle area, he now lives in Nashville with his beautiful wife Rachel. He loves good music, good friends and vinyl records.

FP Podcast Episode 44: Roundtable discussion with Larry Franks on Fundraising

FP Podcast Episode 44: Roundtable discussion with Larry Franks on Fundraising

March 31, 2020

After 25 years of serving on staff in the local church, Larry Franks became the Executive Director of First Priority of Greater Decatur in November 2014. He served as the City Director for Greater Decatur for a number of years before coming on board as the Executive Director. His heart’s passion is to see students come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, and for them to realize that there is HOPE. Larry has enjoyed watching God grow First Priority in Morgan and Lawrence counties from its beginning in 2009 on 18 campuses to currently being on 54 campuses. There have been over 4,800 students say YES to the HOPE of Christ on the public school campus over the last 9 years. Larry was recently awarded the Lynn C Fowler Non-Profit Professional of the Year by the Decatur-Morgan Chamber of Commerce. First Priority of Greater Decatur was also awarded the Non-Profit of the Year by the Decatur City School System. Clothe Our Kids received the Non-Profit of the Year by the Decatur City School System in 2019. Larry is married to Jessica (33 years) and has two daughters, Chelsea (27) and Hannah (21). He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and is an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.

FP Podcast Episode 44: Round Table on Fundraising with Larry Franks

FP Podcast Episode 44: Round Table on Fundraising with Larry Franks

March 31, 2020

After 25 years of serving on staff in the local church, Larry Franks became the Executive Director of First Priority of Greater Decatur in November 2014. He served as the...

FP Podcast Episode 43: Virtual Clubs

FP Podcast Episode 43: Virtual Clubs

March 23, 2020

Greg is a lifetime Birmingham area resident and ministry leader. He has been on staff with First Priority since 1996 after volunteering with the ministry for several years.  He has led First Priority movements both locally and nationally. Greg first served as a campus guide, and area director before serving as  Executive Director and continues today as President overseeing fiduciary and ministry operations. He hosted Priority Talk, a daily Christian based radio show from 2010-2018, and has written for Birmingham Christian Family Magazine and frequently represents First Priority in the community in the media.

Greg received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in secondary education and a Master’s of Divinity from New Orleans Theological Seminary. Greg has been a popular speaker for many churches, camps and conferences for nearly three decades; in fact chances are that Greg has been to your church or campus!

Greg resides in Gardendale, Ala. with his wife Sandi, and two children, Trent and Meagan.

FP Podcast Episode 43: Virtual Clubs

FP Podcast Episode 43: Virtual Clubs

March 23, 2020

Greg is a lifetime Birmingham area resident and ministry leader. He has been on staff with First Priority since 1996 after volunteering with the ministry for several years.  He has...

FP Podcast Episode 42: Dave Gibson

FP Podcast Episode 42: Dave Gibson

March 16, 2020

Dave Gibson has over 40 years of local, national, and international ministry leadership experience. He currently serves as Executive Director of Go2020 USA and Go2020 Global Leadership Team.  Dave is the Senior Director of Missions & Evangelism at Grace Church of Eden Prairie, MN for over 30 years. Dave has also served as the Executive VP of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Executive Director of Mission America, and began in occupational ministry with Midwest Challenge. 

Dave and his wife Wendy have 5 children and 7 grandchildren

FP Podcast Episode 42: Dave Gibson

FP Podcast Episode 42: Dave Gibson

March 16, 2020

Dave Gibson has over 40 years of local, national, and international ministry leadership experience. He currently serves as Executive Director of Go2020 USA and Go2020 Global Leadership Team.  Dave is...

FP Podcast Episode 41: Hayden Roberts

FP Podcast Episode 41: Hayden Roberts

March 9, 2020

Hayden has been around the world of ministry his whole life with an itinerant speaker and church leader for a father. Hayden felt a divine appointment to ministry his senior...

FP Podcast Episode 40: Gospel Conversations

FP Podcast Episode 40: Gospel Conversations

March 2, 2020

Brad serves as our Director of Expansion. He spends most of his day working with the new FP coordinators, alongside Mark Roberts. Brad’s goal is to help local communities take...