LIFE at Wheaton Bible Church

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Sending—and Going to Streamwood

If Not Us, Then Who? That question marked the moment when God’s perfect plan revealed itself with clarity: Wheaton Bible Church was being called to place our first new multi-site … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Neighbor to Neighbor

Mark and Julie love their neighborhood. “It’s the kind of place,” Mark says, “with a lot of kids and not many fences. Oftentimes,” he adds with a smile, “I’ll come … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is There More to Life Than Golf?

That’s the question Mary Ellen and Laura posed to the fifty women who belong to their Tuesday-morning golf league—a group that gathers each week from May to October to play … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

You Had Me at Hello: Puente del Pueblo at Indian Knoll

By Catherine McNiel Two years ago, convinced of Puente del Pueblo’s success at the Timber Lake apartment complex, the City of West Chicago approached Puente’s leadership team with an invitation: Would … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pilgrims in the Holy Land

When twelve men and women from Wheaton Bible Church arrived in Israel earlier this year, they knew they had signed on for two weeks of sightseeing and outreach—but what, exactly, … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

The List

There’s a little blue card in your bulletin this morning,” Pastor Lon Allison told the congregation that Sunday morning in January 2009. “I want you to take it out, and … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Everyone Thought They Were Perfect for Each Other

By Sabrina Beasley McDonald • Originally published at FamilyLife.com Rob and Rhonda Bugh have what one might consider to be a fairy-tale love story. The two were previously married and … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Someone You Should Know: Josephine Kiarii

The Heart and Soul of HOPE[Kenya] By Jan Sokoloski While you likely have never met Josephine Kiarii in person, she has been a remarkably effective strategic partner for Wheaton Bible … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beauty for Ashes

When Cheryl married her longtime boyfriend shortly after her college graduation, she had every reason to believe that theirs would be a “happily ever after” love story. He was an … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boomers Meet Generation Z at NBC

It was a snowy winter day, and Gayle Herman was outside shoveling her driveway and talking to God about the Neighborhood Bible Club she was preparing to host the following … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Re|Connecting at Re|Engage

Rashad and Melissa agree that their marriage started in a strong place, rating their early years at “a 7 or an 8.” But less than ten years later, the once-close … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Out of Darkness and into His Light

When Djola (pronounced Dee-ola) and Orjon (Or-yon) were growing up in their native country of Albania, there were no churches, mosques, or synagogues. In fact, all religious expression had been … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Many Steps—One Amazing Journey

When Shawn chose sobriety in 2012, that was only the first step on a radical, life-altering journey that over time would change him to the core of his being. Forced … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

A “Shine-ing” Young Volunteer

By Angie Roberts A busy seventeen-year-old, Bella deals with all the usual complexities of high school and teenage life. But each Sunday morning she looks forward to a welcome break … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

God’s Love Made Real at the Kitchen Sink

A scary cancer diagnosis, followed by a painful divorce, left Joan in deep depression—a time so dark that she went through chemotherapy and radiation in a fog of emotional pain, … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Someone You Should Know: Wheaton Bible Church Member Martha Bruning

The sense that God had big plans for Martha’s life was impressed upon her at a very young age. In fact, she was only eighteen months old when a severe skin … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Finding the Right Time to Host a Neighborhood Bible Club

If Justin and Hannah Heth had waited for the “right” time to host a Neighborhood Bible Club, they might never have done it. Over the five years their young family … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Place at The Table 

“Millennials Leaving Church in Droves” proclaimed a recent CNN headline, referencing the findings of a Pew Research study released in 2015. The report says that while the number of Americans … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fractured, Healed, and Stronger Than Ever 

Describing a difficult time in their twenty-year marriage, Nick and Rachel Klein say their relationship was “like a bridge with cracks in it.” “But until a big truck drives over … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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