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Matthew Lothery

After four weeks, the congregation already feels like family! Everyone I have met is so warm, welcoming, and friendly. I am so grateful to the... (read more)

Neal and Lisa Mrstik

Only He could coordinate all of the events of the previous nine months that led us to move near Vernon Hills. 

Shohei Suzuki

God…comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Max and Erelah Tonegate

There is something remarkable about being around students that understand the Gospel. There is an uncorrupted simplicity that constantly reminds us of God's love for us all.

Rena Lovell

For some time before this happened, I had been praying for a closer walk with Jesus, that my life would reflect his presence in it. It never occurred to me that widowhood would happen to me and that God would use it to answer my prayer.

Josue and Laura Perez

For years, I felt God nudging me to get better connected to the church, but I made no effort. Last year God presented the opportunity to use my professional background to serve the church; I could no longer ignore God’s nudging.

Jerry and Janet Taylor

However, it was the welcoming words of the people and the worshipful music that felt inviting to me. Janet was drawn to the solid Bible teaching right away. Both of us have gotten involved in serving.

Annie Chang

The LIFE Group has been one which has truly shown me what it means to have sisters in Christ, especially during trying times. I have been growing spiritually in learning more about the Bible, practicing prayer, and integrating God into my life past the "Sunday Christian."

An Open Letter to Nurses

I am writing to encourage you in your work as a nurse in these difficult and demanding days. Nursing is a high and holy calling and your work is a ministry that reflects the care and compassion of God.

Rae Allina

I have been a believer and actively reading the word of God for the last five years but had never read the entire Bible.

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