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Delivered! — How God Works All Things for Our Good (Even Our Self-Inflicted Wounds)

Although she believed that it would never be said of her, Nancy was an abused woman. For seven years she had lived with a man who started to abuse her … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

LIFE reVISITed

RESTORATION: An Update on the 2012 Timber Lake Fire In November of 2012, a major fire in the Timber Lake apartments destroyed twenty-four units, displacing nearly a hundred residents—including thirty-six children. … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Q & A With Elder Mark Farrell

 How long have you been a member of Wheaton Bible Church? We have been attending WBC for fourteen years. We moved to Wheaton in 2000, and we were looking for … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

ALL IN: A bold two-year commitment to RADICAL GENEROSITY

By Scott Landon, Executive Director As we near the last 100 days of our ALL IN journey, it’s a good time to remember the vision that launched us toward a new … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Deep Connections on Birch Island

For nearly two decades, families from Wheaton Bible Church have traveled to Ontario, Canada, to work with a community of First Nations people living on Birch Island. Over these eighteen … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

GOing Global after 50

Mark Bochat reached his retirement years having never ventured outside the US borders. In fact, up until the day earlier this year when he boarded a 14-hour fight to Qatar—a … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Exactly What We Needed

My name is Linda, and I have been coming to Wheaton Bible Church with my family for GriefShare for about seven months. The love we have experienced here has been … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rob Bugh: 20 Years and Counting

LIFE at Wheaton Bible Church last interviewed Senior Pastor Rob Bugh in 2011, shortly before his book, When the Bottom Drops Out: Finding Grace in the Depths of Disappointment, was … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Experiencing Financial Peace

When Joe and Rachel signed up for Financial Peace University, they were both employed, but in spite of being a double-income household—with plenty of cash coming in—they had little, they … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Whole New Ball Game: A new chapter in the life of Jimmy Piersall

In the long history of Major League Baseball, few personalities have been more of a lightning rod than Jimmy Piersall. His achievements on the field alone would have earned him … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrating 85 Years

Earlier this year, scientists announced a major breakthrough: they have been successful in reversing the aging process in mice. While it’s hard to imagine the value of having increasing numbers … Continue reading

June 15, 2014

The Invitation

It was as simple as one boy inviting another to a friend’s house to watch a movie. But God used that simple invitation—and the events that followed—to welcome a new … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Ministry of Music

Shirley Sheppard first sang in a church choir when she was about 11 years old. Her family didn’t attend church regularly. In fact, she says, “we weren’t even the Christmas-and-Easter-type … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wedding Bells Ring at Alpha

Brian grew up in a rough neighborhood in a broken home, where violence was no stranger. Even as a child, he didn’t know what it was like to feel safe … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Story by Gary Rasmussen

I have been a member of the Carol Stream Fire Protection district for more than three decades—over twenty years as a firefighter/EMT, and more recently as a fire inspector and … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Unusual Call to Serve

It was Palm Sunday at Wheaton Bible Church, and the children’s Sunday school classes were marching up and down the aisles of the West Worship Center—literally hundreds of boys and … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Someone You Should Know: Hanibal Rodriguez

An Interview with Hanibal Rodriguez, Iglesia del Pueblo Lead Pastor You’ve said that you have “an interesting mix of South America” in you.  Yes. When people ask me where I’m from, … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Notes and News: Global Outreach

From George Janvier— Serving in Nigeria with SIM Thank you, Wheaton Bible Church, for the emails, concern, and prayers for the missing three hundred girls who were kidnapped from their … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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