Actual responses from LIFT America participants

“I need to let God abide in me daily in order to effect change in my school and students”
“That I can proudly display my Christian values in our school”
“I was very encouraged by colleagues to not give up and trust that God has a plan”
“I am so excited about going back to my class and sharing my love of Christ!”

Partner with Christian Educators to

Lasting Impact Fellowship for Teachers (LIFT)

LIFT America gatherings are designed to gather, encourage, empower and equip Christian educators who work in communities all across America. These gatherings provide an extraordinary opportunity to come together with others like us who love God and care about kids.

Is Your City Next?

LIFT stands for Lasting Impact Fellowship for Teachers. LIFT America is an outreach ministry of CEAI and is part of a movement to empower, encourage and equip Christians working in public schools. For more information on how to organize a gathering in your city contact Mike Hicks, Director of LIFT America at

Featured Article by Mike Hicks

Sowing Tares…Hoping for Wheat

By not honoring God in our schools, We have allowed unbelief to be sown into the lives of our children. And when a nation sows unbelief it reaps a harvest Of brokenness, division and moral decay.

“When the Holy Spirit is in you, you can not just leave Him in the parking lot. He doesn’t stay out of my classroom.”

Jennifer Karpinski

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Upcoming LIFT Gatherings

LIFT America Videos



Who’s Your One?

We Are Not Alone

144 Christian Educators in Central Florida

College Students Pray Over Schools

Don’t Leave Jesus in the Parking Lot

Attendee interviews from our LIFT America event in Central Florida.
Presented by CIPE, Christians In Public Education (a network of CEAI)


Gather – Worship – Pray.
Experience in community the strength and inspiration we have in Jesus Christ.


Share a meal.
Discuss challenges of Christians in public schools.
Recognize YOU are not alone.


Share stories about how God is moving on our campuses.
Gain new inspiration and passion to let God use YOU.


Learn what YOU can do legally regarding issues of faith.
Gain a new courage and boldness to take Jesus onto your campus.

The LIFT America Story and Update | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Teaching teachers to be modern-day Daniels | By Sophia Lee Full Article
Passing Through Samaria | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Finish Well! | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Fearless | By David Schmus Full Article
From the Porch | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Sowing Tares…Hoping for Wheat | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Called to be Under-Rowers | By Mike Hicks Full Article
Who’s Your One? | By Mike Hicks Full Article

For more information or to schedule a LIFT America gathering in your area contact us today.

Lasting Impact Fellowship for Teachers (LIFT)

Empower Christian educators to bring God’s love and truth into our schools