Choose life

Choose life

“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live…”

~Deuteronomy 30:19

Defending Families

Defending Families

“Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”

~Phil. 2:4

Equipping The Body of Christ

Equipping The Body of Christ

“You are the light of the world… Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”

~Matt. 5:14-16

Religious Liberty

Religious Liberty

An individual’s civil rights of religious liberty and freedom of conscience should be affirmed and free from government interference.

Banning Christianity: U.S. House Passes Faux-Equality Act
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the disastrous and dishonestly titled Equality Act that if passed into law will not merely gut First Amendment protections but effectively ban Christianity and any other religions that teach that homoerotic acts and cross-sex impersonation are immoral.This proposal (H.R. 5) passed Friday afternoon by a vote of 236 to 173 (with 23 not voting). The Illinois Congressional delegation voted along party lines.
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.17.19
Latest Articles
AOC’s Stupid Abortion Comments
Following the vote in Alabama to ban all abortions except in pregnancies that threaten the life of the mother, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used her Twitter account to complain that abortion bans are about “owning women” and religious Americans’ efforts to “outlaw sex” they don’t approve of...
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.17.19
Lawmakers in Springfield Looking to Pump up the Gasoline Tax
If there is one freedom which we Americans have embraced since the invention of the automobile, it is the freedom to move about as we please. Whether it’s getting to and from work, driving our children to school, running to the grocery store, or taking a family vacation, our cars are a huge part of our lives.
05.16.19
Psychologist Warns Lawmakers Against Marijuana Legalization
“Any change in drug policy should reduce drug use, not increase it,” states Dr. Aaron Weiner, licensed clinical psychologist and Director of Addiction Services at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health in Naperville. Dr. Weiner succinctly details the facts that refute Illinois politicians’ erroneous claims that legal and readily available, high THC concentration marijuana would be “positive for health and community restoration.” He also exposes the real motivation behind liberal legislators’ push for highly addictive, legal weed in Illinois. Please watch this...
By David E. Smith   |   05.16.19
Into the Weeds: 3 Questions Christians Should Be Asking the New Pot Pastor
Live from last month’s Coachella Valley Music Festival, on April 20, one day before Easter, Craig Gross went public about his new web-based venture. Marijuana laws are loosening nationwide, and he’s launching ChristianCannibas.com to get the church talking about it. He wants the conversation to be larger than matters of legality or distinctions between medicinal vs. recreational use. Mainly, he wants to tell people about the benefits he’s personally experienced since it came into his life.
By Terrell Clemmons   |   05.15.19
Vice President Pence’s Religious Persecution Warning is Already Here!
Hoosiers know that our own Mike Pence is one of the best orators in Washington, DC. It was no surprise to hear the positive reviews the Vice President received from his commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday.
By Micah Clark   |   05.14.19
Industrialization, Commercialization of “Millennial Marijuana”
Abu Edwards, National Director for Smart Approaches to Marijuana, has an impassioned message for Illinois legislators who are pursuing a headlong rush to legalize weed – slow down, or better yet, stop altogether! Based on personal experience, Edwards describes the devastating impact legalization will have on the already disadvantaged African American community. Additionally, he explains how legalization of millennial marijuana, Edwards’ term for today’s high potency weed, is just a politically correct cover for commercialization and industrialization of a product...
By David E. Smith   |   05.14.19
The Attempt to Tear Down Images of George Washington—a Tale of Two Revolutions
Could a contrast between the American Revolution and the French Revolution be relevant to today’s conflicts? I think so. The attempt to demote historic icons, like George Washington, is a case in point.George Washington grew up as a gentleman farmer in Virginia and was a fourth generation slave-owner. But by the end of his life, he had decided slavery was immoral and so at his death, he freed his slaves and made provision for them.
By Dr. Jerry Newcombe   |   05.13.19
Mom, You Matter
Our culture may send conflicting messages about motherhood, but moms still matter as much as ever!
By Jonathan Lewis   |   05.11.19
Pastor Livingston Speaks Out Against “Hopped-Up Super Weed”
Pastor Gregory Livingston, interim pastor of New Hope Baptist Church on the west side of Chicago, is bold enough to speak the blunt truth (pun intended) about the “hopped-up super weed” that Governor JB Pritzker and the Democrats in Springfield are eager to legalize – or as Livingston states, “weaponized” against disadvantaged communities.
By David E. Smith   |   05.10.19
Ten Reasons to Oppose Legal Weed in Illinois
Once again, high potency marijuana is in the news. Governor J.B. Pritzker and several state lawmakers held a press conference this past Saturday to announce their bill (SB 7) to legalize marijuana for "recreational" use in Illinois.
By Kathy Valente   |   05.08.19
IFI Featured Video
Fighting For Those Who Cannot
Get Our New App!