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News from the Illinois Baptist

Why generous giving is a necessary stretch
First and Ten
The numbers may be surprising. A people who claim generous giving as a way of life, with the biblical standard of 10% as their benchmark, give only about 3% of their income to charitable causes, including their local church. Read more at

9-21-15 IB coverAdams: In the middle

Two great questions, two great answers

Mission Illinois Offering: Serve

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