The IFI Banquet Early Bird Special Expires Soon!
By David E. Smith   |   09.21.17
As a former Congressman and decorated U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel with nearly 2.7 million Facebook followers, Lt. Col. Allen West is one of the most sought after voices in politics. His steadfast and unwavering advocacy for limited government, strong national defense, Judeo-Christian values and religious freedom has led him to become a household name in conservative circles.
Expert Panel on Radical Islam – Two Locations
By David E. Smith   |   09.16.17
Illinois Family Institute and local ACT for America Citizen leaders are hosting a panel of experts to answer your questions about radical Islam in two locations next month. This panel includes: Philip Haney, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower...
Don’t Miss This Special Event with Ray Comfort!
By David E. Smith   |   09.14.17
We are just two weeks away from our special forum with apologist Ray Comfort. He is an amazing pro-life warrior and the best-selling author of more than 70 books, including “You Can Lead an Atheist to Evidence But You Can’t...
Upcoming Pro-Family Events for the Fall
By David E. Smith   |   09.04.17
Illinois Family Institute is excited to be celebrating our 25th Anniversary as an organization this year! To commemorate this milestone, we have been hosting a number of great educational forums across the state of Illinois. We hope you, your family, and friends will join us at one or more!
Through Unspeakable Tragedy, the Response to Hurricane Harvey Showcases the Best of America
By Joshua Denton   |   08.31.17
Tragedy often brings people together and that is certainly the case with Hurricane Harvey, which has now weakened to a tropical storm. The storm is still pounding Texas and Louisiana and made a second landfall early Wednesday morning in western...
Dog Days of Summer
By David E. Smith   |   08.04.17
While the weather is certainly giving us a reprieve from the normally oppressive August-in-Illinois heat and humidity, the dog days of summer are taking quite a toll on the donations necessary to sustain IFI. The Illinois Family Institute relies solely...
Using Every Social Media Tool to Defend Conservatism and Inform You!
By Tami Jackson   |   04.21.17
Over five years ago, in 2012, Barack Obama was running for a second term. The U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, had been attacked by Islamic terrorists. United States Ambassador Chris Stevens, IMO Sean Smith, and CIA Contractors and former...
IFI Forums<br>on Climate Change
By David E. Smith   |   03.13.17
Illinois Family Institute is pleased to announce renowned Christian scholar, author, and lecturer, E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D., as our featured speaker for several forums on Climate Change during the last week in April, in Rockford, Arlington Heights, Orland Park and...
Reminder:  Feb 18th Worldview Event with Dr. Frank Turek
By David E. Smith   |   02.04.17
In the service of helping families in their efforts to firmly establish and maintain a biblical worldview, IFI has been hosting annual worldview conferences. Our third annual conference is less than three weeks away. We are thrilled to have Dr. Frank Turek lead our 2017 conference.
The Left Hates IFI
By David E. Smith   |   12.27.16
If you have been reading our material over the past several years, you know that IFI is a favorite target of the Left. Apparently, even the Christmas holiday season cannot temper their hatred of our pro-life and pro-family message. Last...
Create a Brighter 2017 for Illinois
By John Biver   |   12.21.16
Should a boy be able to use the girl’s restroom or locker room when he suffers from a recognized psychological medical condition called “gender dysphoria?” For most people, the answer is a no-brainer. Twenty or even ten years ago, that...
End-of-Year Matching Challenge!
By David E. Smith   |   12.17.16
I am pleased to announce that in an effort to help us raise $110,000 by the end of this month, a number of generous donors have offered to match donations to IFI all the way up to $55,000! So between...
Michelle Bachmann on ‘The Cost of Liberty’
By John Biver   |   12.16.16
Former Minnesota U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann is a staunch pro-life and pro-family advocate, as well as a self-proclaimed “Constitutional Conservative.” When Representative Bachmann delivered the keynote address at this fall’s Illinois Family Institute banquet, she noted that in just a...
Make Illinois Great Again? Run for Office
By Monte Larrick   |   12.06.16
Illinois' April 4th consolidated election is just a few months away...and Christians are needed to run for local offices.
#GivingTuesday – Investing in Values
By David E. Smith   |   11.29.16
You’ve likely heard of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday,” but do you know about “Giving Tuesday”? It was started in 2012 as a way of remembering that Thanksgiving isn’t about getting but about giving. You might say this five-year-old campaign...
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