Primacy Pillars

Develop Wisdom

DEFINITION wisdom  /ˈwɪzdəm/  noun 1. the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise.

“If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given …”     James 1:5, Holy Bible

Primacy invites special guests from around the world to share their experience. Students then engage in many activities designed to sharpen their problem solving and decision making skills. Primacy students will:
  • Become independent thinkers
  • Communicate effectively through various methods
  • Work as a team
  • Be creative and persistent problem solvers
  • Be explorers
  • Be resourceful with technology
  • Rightly apply knowledge for quality outcomes

Live Healthfully

DEFINITION health·​fully ˈhelth-fəl  / adverb 1. beneficial to health of body or mind

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”    1 Corinthians 6:19-20, Holy Bible

A healthy body is needed to have a healthy mind. Primacy students will learn the importance of and participate in programs that support and develop the following eight steps to optimal healthy living:
  • Nutrition – Eat delicious and nutritious food
  • Exercise – Participate in regular exercise or fitness activities
  • Water – Drink water in adequate quantities every day
  • Sunlight – Enjoy enough sunlight for the natural vitamins it gives
  • Temperance – Avoid harmful substances like smoking and drugs
  • Air – Breathe good quality air whenever possible
  • Rest – Get enough sleep and rest
  • Trust – Develop strong hope and trust in God

Care For Others

DEFINITION care ˈkeɚr/  noun 1. care (for others): to do the things that are needed to help a person stay healthy, safe, protected: to look after

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4, Holy Bible

Primacy students have been all over Taiwan and around the world caring for the needs of other people; providing food, shelter, water, clothes, education and recreation programs for children and showing people they are not alone in time of need. Caring for others is part of a Godly spirituality.  Not only does it benefit the ones being helped, but brings peace and joy to the volunteer as well. Primacy students:
  • Find and meet needs in their community
  • Respect themselves and others
  • Are a positive influence
  • Share their talents and abilities as a way to help others

Know God

DEFINITION know /nəʊ/ verb ; God /ɡɑːd / noun / Know God 1. To learn about and develop a relationship with Jesus, the Creator and Savior of the world who conquered sin and death and gives the free gift of eternal life through His sacrifice. 

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. 7If you had known Me, you would know My Father as well. From now on you do know Him and have seen Him.” John 14:6-7, Holy Bible

“And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” John 17:3, Holy Bible

The foundation of Primacy is built on true Christian principles of love, mercy, forgiveness and the pursuit of excellence because God is excellent. Primacy students do NOT have to be Christian to attend but will learn that: 
  • God brings lasting happiness
  • God frees us from the burden of past mistakes and bad behavior
  • God has good plans for our lives
  • God changes our relationships for the better
  • God frees us from being dominated by worry