His Ways ARE NOT Our Ways

Have you ever been frustrated with God because He was not moving as quickly as you would like or maybe because He did not answer your prayer the way you thought He should? Well, I have! These past few months have been quite challenging for me as I took steps to lead a missions... -Read More

Looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right?

Do you want to get married? Are you looking for that one special person you can spend the rest of your life with? Sure, most of us are. It can be the most rewarding relationship filled with love, joy and an adventure to fulfill each others’ dreams and aspirations. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of... -Read More

Broken But Not Destroyed

When I was sixteen years old I had a dream that has never left me even until this day. In the dream, I was sitting in a car that was on the side of a road in the low income projects area similar to the ones in Chicago. I saw the sky rise apartment... -Read More

Are you a lukewarm Christian?

Most Christians have heard the term “lukewarm Christian” and understand its negative connotation. In fact, a lukewarm Christian can have an interest in God, such as going to church or reading the Bible and may look spiritual outwardly, but he does not allow God to have full access to every area of his life.... -Read More

Engaging a Generation

First Priority works with local churches to impact students’ lives before they leave for college As the new school year begins, parents and students alike are on the lookout for clubs and extracurricular activities that capture their attention and give students something constructive to do. One place that many students flock to at the... -Read More

Time for Change

What if you knew a way to limit the probability that your teenager would become pregnant? Wouldn’t you make whatever changes were necessary to help your child avoid an unplanned pregnancy? Wouldn’t almost any change be worth it? Change” is the word that took the election by storm. We have been hearing a lot... -Read More

Patching up ‘The Hole in our Gospel’

“The Hole in our Gospel,” a new book by Richard Stearns, analyzes modern Christendom’s commitment to the whole Gospel, not just the altar call. “More and more, our view of the Gospel has been narrowed to a simple transaction, marked by checking a box on a bingo card at some prayer breakfast, registering a... -Read More

A club to curb cussing

He has received more than 60,000 pieces of hate mail in the past seven weeks, and profanity-laced e-mails daily fill his inbox. Teaming with the torrent of written abuse has been scores of threatening voice messages. Given the quantity of ridicule being heaped on this person, you might conclude that he is a serial... -Read More