“As horrific a situation as it is,” Pastor Sterling Edwards said, “anytime that we get a chance to point back to our hope being in Jesus, it can actually open a door for us. Read…
The Illinois Baptist published a special section featuring information about the IBSA Annual Meeting, Pastors’ Conference, Ministers’ Wives Luncheon, and meeting dates and schedules. Read the Annual Meeting special section. Follow the Annual Meeting next week on Facebook and Twitter using #IBSA2017. Get more information about the IBSA Annual Meeting and Pastors Conference at IBSAAnnualMeeting.org.
The 2017 IBSA Pastors’ Conference will kick off Nov. 7 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Decatur with a focus on the spiritual health of leaders, their families, and their churches. The conference, held prior to the IBSA Annual Meeting, is based on the qualities the Apostle Paul set out for church leadership in Titus 1:5-9. […]
The shooting deaths of nine people at a Wednesday night prayer meeting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church raises two thoughts almost simultaneously: How could that happen? and, That could never happen here. Until it does. The tragic shooting death of Maryville pastor Fred Winters in 2011 is all the reminder people in Illinois need […]
A statement from Nate Adams, Executive Director of the Illinois Baptist State Association, on the signing of HB40 by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner: I join with Illinois Baptists and many others in Illinois who stand for the unborn in expressing great disappointment with the action of Governor Bruce Rauner on Illinois House Bill 40. Taxpayers’ […]