UPDATED: Social Media Tools for Conservative Christian Activists
By David E. Smith   |   09.20.19
In an effort to reach a larger audience, increase awareness and broaden our platform, IFI is delighted to draw your attention to two social media components that can help you stay informed and equipped and enable you to take action...
“Trans” Ideology Forum With Laurie Higgins
09.18.19
Please join us for a special presentation by Laurie Higgins regrading the push for transgender ideology in our culture and schools. It is sad to see how this science-denying and incoherent ideology has captured the hearts and minds of many...
Early Bird Deadline Approaching!
By David E. Smith   |   08.14.19
Illinois Family Institute is looking forward to welcoming Rev. Franklin Graham to our annual fall banquet in a few months to share his faith, concerns about the secular culture and his vision for our country. He truly inspires hope for...
Rev. Franklin Graham to Keynote IFI’s Annual Banquet!
By David E. Smith   |   06.11.19
You’ll definitely want to save the date for the next IFI Fall Banquet: Friday, November 1st. This year our keynote speaker will be none other than Rev. Franklin Graham, President & CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Christian...
Don’t Let Springfield Lawmakers Silence Our Pro-Life Voice!
By David E. Smith   |   04.23.19
HJR 55 is the anti-life Left’s blatantly vicious scheme to deprive IFI — and ultimately all Illinois pro-life conservatives — of exercising our constitutionally-protected First Amendment Right to Free Speech!
Left-Wing Partisans File Stunning Resolution Against Illinois Family
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.01.19
Illinois is morally, fiscally, and intellectually bankrupt, and you know what some lawmakers in swampy Springfield are doing with their time and taxpayers’ money? They’ve crafted a stunning resolution titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech” (HJR 55) condemning Illinois Family Action (IFA) and Illinois Family Institute (IFI), falsely accusing us of bigotry and engaging in “hate speech” because in two articles we compared the abortion holocaust to the Nazi Holocaust.
Important Details for Pro-Life Rally & Lobby Day
By Kathy Valente   |   03.12.19
Before you arrive in Springfield, you will want to know what your lawmakers look like plus their Springfield office addresses. Go to Officials Finder at www.illinoisfamily.org.  Your state senator and state representative are the last 2 officials on the state list. Print their pictures and addresses to bring with you or look them up on your phone and take a snapshot.
“Trans” Worldview Conference: Information You Need
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.26.19
This warning delivered by the prophet Hosea is true not only regarding knowledge of God’s existence, nature, and redemptive purposes but also regarding knowledge of the world in which we live and move and have our being. Right now, the...
Upcoming Events for You and Your Family
By David E. Smith   |   02.12.19
We want to make you aware of some great upcoming events that will educate, encourage, edify and equip you and your family members to stand firm in your Christian faith, to reinforce Judeo-Christian values, and to preserve a culture that...
We Did It!
By David E. Smith   |   01.05.19
After all the mail was opened this week, and after all the end-of-year donations were tallied, I am excited to report that we met our matching grant opportunity! The full $100,000 match has been reached and will be added directly...
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Help Us Shine in the Darkness
By David E. Smith   |   12.29.18
Through the ages, America has shone the brightest when she stood for not only liberty but also godliness and virtue. Indeed, the strength of our beloved nation rests upon the moral integrity of her citizens. John Adams wrote to the...
Celebrating the Birth of Christ!
By David E. Smith   |   12.24.18
More than 2,000 years ago He was born in Bethlehem. This Baby, born of a virgin, of the lineage of King David, was the long-awaited savior, the Lamb of God, the Prince of Peace — the Word of God in...
Biggest Match Challenge in IFI History
By David E. Smith   |   11.30.18
We are thrilled to announce our largest end-of-year matching challenge ever!  Thanks to amazingly generous IFI partners, we have an end-of-year matching challenge of $100,000! We are excited about the prospect of doubling every dollar donated to IFI by December...
Today’s #GivingTuesday Opportunity!
By David E. Smith   |   11.27.18
TODAY is #GivingTuesday, which is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and kicks off the Christmas giving season by inspiring people to give back in meaningful ways to the charities and causes they support. Every day our work is made possible by individual donors who equip IFI to be on in the public square fighting to uphold Judeo-Christian values. We're committed to our mission to educate and activate Christians throughout the state. As a nonprofit, we rely completely on the support of donors like you to fund our efforts.
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