In many parts of Illinois, there are pastors who have stayed in their churches for 15, maybe 20 years. And some longer than that, like maybe 25. But few have stayed 60 years.
“Our goal is never to fill the seats, but to fulfill the Great Commission.”
Wheaton College, a flagship evangelical school in Wheaton, Illinois, recently updated its student and employee handbooks to restrict employees’ ability to designate personal pronouns …
Parents’ suit against popular high school teacher remains active, and he has now also sued the school district, alleging school officials discriminated against his Christian faith.
Nearly 1,000 students recently attended the two locations of Youth Encounter. At the events in Marion and Bloomington, Illinois, 26 faith decisions were reported, including recommitments.
For Jennifer Smith, an Illinois Baptist Disaster Relief volunteer from Jacksonville, Illinois, the two weeks she served in Guam in September were hard, hopeful and a regular part of her missions commitment.
Illinois AG Kwame Raoul said he will not prosecute operators of pro-life pregnancy resource centers under a new consumer fraud law after a federal judge called the “deceptive practices” law “stupid and very likely unconstitutional.”
A steady stream of red, orange, yellow, green, purple, and blue buckets recently flowed into the lobby at Cornerstone Church during the Illinois Baptist State Association Pastors Conference and Annual Meeting.
“While this tragedy has made us all heartsick, the Father has used it to knit the hearts of our two congregations together around this mission to not just build a home but to bring the gospel to those who need Christ,” —Pastor Brian McCoy
An Illinois church is grieving the loss of Randy Stover, a retired contractor who was killed in a one-car crash Nov. 9 in Phoenix, Arizona.