Are You Registered to Vote?
By David E. Smith   |   01.14.20
God has blessed America with the gift of self-government -- a "government of the people, by the people, and for the people." Voting is a privilege that millions of people in other parts of the world are denied. But this unique blessing also comes with a tremendous responsibility. In Romans 13, we are told that all authorities are appointed by God. Who is the authority in America?
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Support the Bold Work of Illinois Family Institute
By David E. Smith   |   12.31.19
The theme for Illinois Family Institute’s recent fall banquet was boldness, and our theme verse highlights that quality: “The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion” (Proverbs 28:1). Boldness is exemplified by...
Our Challenge by Midnight, December 31st!
By David E. Smith   |   12.30.19
We’re almost there! Many of you have given sacrificially, and these donation have been doubled through the generosity of an amazing matching challenge that will double all our donations in December up to $70,000. I can’t tell you how grateful we are to know that you are willing to stand with us. Thank you!
12.25.19
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THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   12.24.19
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?
Announcing IFI’s End-Of-Year Matching Challenge
By David E. Smith   |   12.10.19
We are pleased to announce the 2019 end-of-year matching challenge! In an effort to help us raise $140,000 by the end of this month, a number of generous donors have offered to match donations to IFI all the way up...
Today’s #GivingTuesday Opportunity!
By David E. Smith   |   12.03.19
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.
The SPLC Goes After Franklin Graham and IFI
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.18.19
There may have been some optimistic naïfs somewhere in America hoping that the bipartisan condemnation of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for a host of ethical ills followed by  the “resignations” of Morris Dees, Mark Potok, and Heidi Beirich...
Last Chance to See Rev. Franklin Graham on November 1st!
By David E. Smith   |   10.23.19
Don’t miss this opportunity to see Rev. Franklin Graham in person! The annual IFI Fall Banquet — the largest Christian pro-family event in Illinois — is right around the corner. This year, we can hardly wait to welcome our special...
IFI Banquet Tickets Still Available
By David E. Smith   |   10.07.19
The Illinois Family Institute Faith, Family, and Freedom Fall Banquet will take place in less than a month and we can hardly wait to welcome our special guest, Rev. Franklin Graham!
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...
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