Join the IFI Prayer Team!
By Kathy Valente   |   02.18.21
We know that the many cultural battles we face today are spiritual battles that cannot be won by relying solely on our own strength and methods.  In truth, these battles must first and continually be waged through prayer to our...
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Wonderful News on Our Matching Challenge!
By David E. Smith   |   12.31.20
You’ll be happy to hear that The Illinois Family Institute has achieved our goal to raise $105,000 -- one day earlier than expected!  The response to this challenge match has been fantastic and encouraging.  THANK YOU to all who contributed!
Will We Meet the 2020 Matching Challenge?
By David E. Smith   |   12.30.20
Year after year the anti-family, godless Left in Illinois devotes a massive amount of time, money and energy to promoting their agenda in our legislature, media and schools. Our values–the common sense values of those in our state who believe...
2020 Matching Challenge Update
12.29.20
I want to share some good news with you about the $2 for $1 Matching Challenge I wrote about two weeks ago. The responses to this challenge have been positive, and we are making good progress toward our goal of...
A Conversation With Franklin Graham
By David E. Smith   |   12.29.20
Prior to the 2019 Illinois Family Institute Faith, Family, and Freedom Fall Banquet, Monte Larrick sat down with keynote speaker, the Rev. Franklin Graham to discuss what Americans can do to promote and protect faith, family, and freedom in our state and nation. Rev. Graham offers his position regarding the Church’s participation in the political process and its responsibility to confront today’s culture.
Triple Our Ability to Fight for You
By David E. Smith   |   12.28.20
These last few days of the year are extremely important for Illinois Family Institute, as our 2021 budget depends on receiving a significant portion of our support during the month of December.

As the clock winds down on this year, you have one last chance to make charitable donations that can be deducted from your 2020 taxes – and you can triple the impact of your gift if you send it before Friday.
A Conversation with Pastor Douglas Wilson [Full Interview]
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.26.20
IFI was honored to have theologian, pastor, and courageous truth-teller Doug Wilson speak at our September banquet, after which he continued his critique of culture in an interview with Pastor Derek Buikema of the Orland Park Christian Reformed Church. Pastor...
A Conversation with Professor Anthony Esolen [Full Interview]
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.26.20
IFI was honored to have English professor Anthony Esolen as one of our esteemed speakers at our banquet in September 2015. Professor Esolen spoke eloquently, soberly, and politically incorrectly about the state of American culture—or lack thereof. Following the banquet...
THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   12.24.20
What is the joy of Christmas? I expect we are all familiar with the biblical account of the angel's announcement to the shepherds, "Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy. . . " But have we forgotten what those tidings were?
A Great Incentive for Year-End Giving!
12.23.20
With a new year just around the corner, our team is eagerly preparing for the new challenges that lie ahead. Illinois Family Institute will continue to be on the front lines defending your values in 2021, as we have since...
Rev. Graham: Hope for Illinois
By David E. Smith   |   12.22.20
Our world has changed dramatically this year, but foundational truths – the supremacy and authority of Almighty God, the sufficiency of the atoning sacrifice of His Son, and the sanctity of all human life – remains unchanged. The inspiring message...
2 for 1 End-of-Year Matching Challenge
12.12.20
We are thrilled to announce the 2020 year-end matching challenge! A group of major donors who fervently believe in the work and ministry of IFI are colluding with us to offer a 2-for-1 matching challenge all the way up to...
Invest in Truth on #GivingTuesday
12.01.20
#GivingTuesday is a world-wide movement to unleash the transformative power of generosity and positively impact communities around the world. It was started in 2012 as a way of remembering that Thanksgiving isn’t about getting but about giving. The generosity of...
Voting Resources for 2020 Illinois General Election
By David E. Smith   |   10.12.20
For vital information about state and federal candidates, the IFI Voter Guide is the best source in the state of Illinois! Compare candidates’ positions on issues such as religious liberty, the sanctity of life, the Green New Deal, gasoline tax, Medicaid abortion coverage and more. The non-partisan IFI Voter Guide will help you learn more about the candidates on the November 3rd ballot and their positions on important issues that directly affect your family and the culture around us.

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