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Fair Maps Could Be a Solution for Illinois
By Christine Misner   |   09.17.19
Former State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) has two words for his fellow Illinoisans, “Fair Maps.” Fair Maps is an effort to break the hold Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) has on the state’s election map. On the website,...
Debate on Co-Ed Locker Rooms with Irrational Executive Director of Uptown People’s Law Center
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.16.19
A remarkable and revelatory debate took place on IFI’s Facebook page on Sunday between me and Alan Mills, the executive director of the Uptown People’s Law Center, who received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from Ivy League Brown University...
Pastor Jim Nicodem on 40 Days for Life
By David E. Smith   |   09.14.19
Illinois Family Institute wants to encourage Christians everywhere to prayerfully consider taking part in the upcoming peaceful campaign known as 40 Days for Life. It is an important pro-life effort to save lives and share truth. By partnering with 40...
Largest Illinois High School District Opposes Single-Sex Locker Rooms
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.13.19
Just when you thought civilized first-world countries had deposited mythology and science-denying irrationality in the dustbin of history, the “trans” cult emerged seeking to force science-loving Americans to embrace the solipsistic, “trans”-centric worldview in which biological sex has neither reality...
Let There Be Light
Light, in all of its meanings and manifestations, is directly associated with Jehovah God and with Jesus the Christ.  In fact, a study of light in the Bible can tell us much about God and his intended relationship to Man.  When a concept is mentioned over 50 times in Scripture, we would do well to see why this is so. 
New Book Examines ‘Faith for Exiles’
By Christine Misner   |   09.11.19
A new book coauthored by David Kinneman, president of Barna Group, reveals the church dropout rate among young people who profess Christianity has increased in the last decade. But research also found a bright spot which became the focus of the book, “Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon.”
Can Homosexuality Spread Via Culture?
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.10.19
Much of what the homosexual community (i.e., those who choose to place their unchosen homoerotic desires at the center of their identity) claims is false, and increasingly they’re being forced to admit their claims are false. Some of these claims...
Transgenderism: The Consequences
By David E. Smith   |   09.09.19
Since the time he was a young boy and his grandmother sewed him a purple dress and told him how beautiful he looked, Walt Heyer had struggled with transgenderism. Through elementary school and high school, where he was a successful...
Rejection of Moral Absolutes Continues to Plague the Modern Left
If death—anyone’s death—brings you joy, you should intently re-examine your worldview. Even the just execution of a mass murderer—which I support in every case—should not bring anyone joy. As a Christian, I often find myself opposed—spiritually, politically, and otherwise—to those outside of my faith. However, I take no joy in anyone’s death, especially those outside of my faith. Christianity teaches that “each one of us will give an account of himself to God.” Any death that results in eternal separation from God is always particularly tragic.
More Than Replacing the Landline Phone
By Micah Clark   |   09.05.19
Years ago, one might have assumed that new technology would simply replace the home telephone as a primary means of communication between the sexes.  For decades the stereotypical teenager spent hours on the family phone talking to a boyfriend or...
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