Association Meeting Announcement

Friends of Illiana, I am pleased to provide you with this link to a recommendation from the Illiana Christian High School Board of Directors.  The Board invites all Association members to a meeting on October 10 at 7:30 PM at the school to vote on a plan to proceed with building the first phase of

Matching gift results

We did it!!! That sentiment rings true for not only the Building Illiana Campaign, but also for the Chicago Cubs. Now, I must be clear, I am not a Cubs fan. However, I see some similarities between what they accomplished last night and our capital campaign. Three months ago, we started the matching gift campaign

Social Media Campaign

Thank you to everyone who helped make yesterday such a great day! According to Facebook analytics, during our social media campaign yesterday, we had over 15,000 people see at least one of our posts! It is exciting to see the Illiana community rally behind something as simple as social media in an effort to get

Finish Strong

We have just a few days remaining in the matching gift campaign and we are close to reaching our goal of $3 million. We have raised nearly $2.8 million towards the match, leaving us with just over $200,000 left to get the full match. If you have not pledged yet, now is the time. On Wednesday,

Grateful hearts

Last week so many cool things happened at Illiana for the campaign that I couldn’t choose just one to write about. Below is a list of a few of the things that happened. As a school, we witnessed many generous hearts and gifts of all sizes. A big “Thank you” to all who served at

Lemonade Stands

This is the weekend of lemonade.  We are starting the weekend off by having lemonade in the halls of Illiana all day tomorrow.  Below are the times and locations of the various lemonade stands.  We are excited about how many kids are involved.  Please stop by and support these kids!  If you are running the stands,


My youngest daughter, Jori, who is in second grade, has seen how much time and energy I have been putting into Illiana and the Building Illiana campaign and decided she wanted to help. Her problem was what to do. Many of us often feel like our gifts don’t matter or that we don’t have anything

10,000 Blessings

Hello Illiana Community: One of my favorite songs is “10,000 Reasons” by Matt Redman. It is one of those Christian songs that transcends generations and has a great message for us as Believers. Every year in my Bible 5 class, I take a day to focus on that song. I cover the walls of my classroom

August 9 prayer meeting

Please join us for prayer at the new campus property tomorrow evening, August 9, at 6:30pm as we take a few minutes to pray as a community for the hearts and minds of our students. We will also be handing out prayer cards that highlight specific things to pray for. High school students are invited

Parking lots

I just got back from traveling overseas for a week and while I am still suffering from jet lag, there are a few thoughts I wanted to share with all of you while they are fresh on my mind. There are so many things I could focus on like food, water, the ability to practice