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...
Tell Corporations to Stop Funding the Far Left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center
By David E. Smith   |   11.15.17
The evidence against the far Left-wing agenda of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is overwhelmingly plain. Yet, this sinister agenda is ignored by many corporations, politicians, academics and the so-called "news" media. With their assistance, the SPLC regularly maligns conservative voices, especially Christian organizations that promote traditional sexual morality.  Illinois Family Institute has been targeted by the SPLC since 2008.
Expert Panel on Radical Islam – Two Locations
By David E. Smith   |   09.22.17
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...
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.
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.
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