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...
Giving Thanks to God for YOU
By Kathy Valente   |   11.23.16
We have much to be thankful for at Illinois Family Institute. God has blessed this ministry tremendously through our faithful supporters. Often we receive phone calls and email messages from people who tell us how much they appreciate the articles, action alerts, educational workshops, newsletters, Springfield updates and voter guides.
Voter Guides Are Going Quickly – Order in Bulk Today!
By Kathy Valente   |   10.05.16
Early Voting and Vote by Mail are already well underway and the printed IFI Voter Guides are going fast!  In case you’re not aware, early voting has been proven to win elections for conservative candidates! And every vote is valuable!...
Sign Up for IFI’s Gideon’s Army
By David E. Smith   |   10.04.16
Radio talk show host Dennis Prager is fond of saying that “boredom, affluence and secularism” have produced a nonsensical and selfish society. You and I know that this selfishness—along with a strong dose of apathy—has also affected the Christian community....
Pre-order Voter Guides TODAY!
By Kathy Valente   |   09.13.16
We are currently taking orders for our 2016 General Election Voter Guide. The non-partisan IFI Voter Guide will help you learn more about the candidates on the November 8th ballot and their positions on important issues that directly affect your...
Onward Christian Voters
By Monte Larrick   |   09.09.16
You may not like some of the candidates on the ballot, but it’s very important for Christians to do their civic duty and vote. Registering and voting has never been easier. The Illinois Family Institute can help speed you through...
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