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News from the Illinois Baptist

Ferguson: The morning after

Pray for St. Louis

Churches minister together after grand jury’s decision sparks new violence
First Baptist Church of Ferguson stands in the middle of the chaos. “It was a rough, volatile night,” said Ron Beckner, the associate pastor. “The Little Caesar’s [Pizza] that burned down to the ground was across from our building, [but] there was no damage or anything on our property. Read more at

Leaders seek peace in Ferguson

One year after the tornado: Everything, and nothing, has changed

Nate Adams: Pulling apart or pulling together


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The aroma of CHRISTmas

What's the best Christmas scent? Is it cinnamon? Pine? Nutmeg? No, it's much better than those! The "aroma of Christ" is something every Christian spreads like a sweet perfume. Find out how you can spread the aroma of Christ this Christmas

Pilgrims & Baptists: the little known connection

The First Thanksgiving
If not for a Baptist church split, the Pilgrims might never have come to America. Sort of. Read more

CP: We do more...together

This new video about the Cooperative Program was unveiled at the 2014 IBSA Annual Meeting. Give it a look. Consider showing it to your congregation soon. Right now, in church budgeting season, make sure everyone in your church knows why cooperative, worldwide missions are so important.

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