They Cannot Destroy Our Firm Foundation
The COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture, BLM, Antifia, nation-wide riots and impeachment have dominated the headlines one after the other for months. To say this year has been strange, is perhaps, an understatement of a lifetime.

However true that may be, partisan conflicts, fear, violence, and anger should not distract us from upholding and defending our first freedom, the foundation on which America was built and in which it thrived.
Hold a Voter Registration Drive at Your Church This Summer!
By David E. Smith   |   06.17.20
The process for registering is easy and convenient, but unfortunately, millions of Americans choose not to take the time. Millions of Americans are not registered to vote. Add to that the fact that Barna Research reports that in the last two presidential elections, voter-turnout among self-professing Christians was only 59 percent in 2012 and 61 percent in 2016.
Redeeming The Time During This COVID-19 Crisis
By David E. Smith   |   04.04.20
Since so many Americans are being asked to employ extreme social-distancing measures and/or have had to “shelter-at-home” due to COVID-19, we want to make sure you and your family are aware of some great resources and free content we have...
IFI Voter Guide Resources for Primary Election 2020
By David E. Smith   |   03.16.20
The full 16-page version of the IFI 2020 Primary Election Voter Guide is available for download HERE.  In this guide you will find important information about candidates for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and both chambers of the...
Last Call for IFI Voter Guides
By David E. Smith   |   02.24.20
This is our last call for bulk Voter Guide orders for the upcoming primary election. If you currently DO NOT receive our newsletters by snail mail and you’d like a printed copy of the IFI Voter Guide, call our office to give us your address.
Upcoming Pro-Family Events in Illinois
By David E. Smith   |   02.16.20
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...
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?
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!
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.


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