Fall Banquet Early Bird Special Expires Soon!
By David E. Smith   |   08.18.18
Illinois Family Institute is proud to be welcoming George Barna as our keynote speaker at our fall banquet to share his faith, political insights and his most recent polling work regarding faith-based statistics, leadership and upcoming elections in the United...
George Barna at IFI’s Annual Banquet in October
By David E. Smith   |   06.13.18
Many of you have heard of George Barna, but I dare say you may not know the depth and breadth of of his life experience and accomplishments, and more importantly, his legacy. As noted by Tim Stafford in Christianity Today, Barna, the Christian community's most-quoted statistician, "...is to evangelicals what George Gallup is to the larger culture."
Dog Days of… Spring?
By David E. Smith   |   05.29.18
Recent weather trends plunged us into July-in-Illinois-type heat, making it feel like the dog days of summer, which always take a toll on the donations necessary to sustain IFI.  When the weather heats up, donations cool down. The Illinois Family...
Special Screenings of Ray Comfort’s “The Fool”
What do you do when the world’s most famous atheist mocks you internationally on television and throughout social media? What consolation can you find when you’ve become known worldwide as atheism’s celebrity idiot? You look to the Scriptures and take...
Don’t Miss Breakpoint’s John Stonestreet Teaching Worldview – May 5th!
By David E. Smith   |   04.17.18
Every day the established media and pop culture assault traditional Christian beliefs and values with messages in direct opposition to the precepts conservative Christians hold dear. But even less overtly hostile people and organizations in our modern world seek to...
Banning and Confiscating Guns in Deerfield, Illinois
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.04.18
Deerfield, Illinois, an affluent suburb on Chicago’s North Shore, is making national headlines for passing an amendment to a 2013 village ordinance that regulates the storage of guns. The amendment mandates a ban on “certain types of assault weapons and...
The 2018 Illinois Primary Voter Guide is Here!
The 2018 Illinois Primary Election is right around the corner!  Illinois citizens will choose candidates seeking state and federal offices, including: U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois Governor, and Illinois state lawmakers (House & Senate). IFI ha,s once again, made available...
Wonderful News!
Thanks to the remarkable generosity of our supporters, I am happy to report that we have met our matching grant opportunity! The full $80,000 match has been reached and will be added directly to our ongoing pro-life, pro-family work!  Because...
Did You See This?
I truly hope you had a great Christmas weekend and were able to enjoy quality time with family and friends as you celebrated the birthday of our Lord and Savior and His indescribable gift of eternal life. You and I...
Celebrating Christmas!
By David E. Smith   |   12.25.17
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...
With YOUR Help, It Could Happen!
We have been blessed with an opportunity like never before. For twenty-five years, IFI has stood side-by-side with you on the front lines of the culture war. Together, we have boldly proclaimed God’s design for Family, Faith and Freedom. We...
2017 End-of-Year Matching Challenge!
By David E. Smith   |   12.13.17
I am pleased to announce that in an effort to help us raise $160,000 by the end of this month, a number of generous donors have offered to match donations to IFI all the way up to $80,000! So between...
Remember IFI on #GivingTuesday
By David E. Smith   |   11.27.17
We sincerely hope you had a great (and hearty) Thanksgiving weekend with your family, friends and neighbors. We’re back in action at Illinois Family Institute after enjoying a restful holiday break. There are many reasons to take advantage of this...
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