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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

A Reason to Smile 

When Rima first came to Wheaton Bible Church on a Monday evening in the fall of 2014, it had been more than twenty years since she stepped into a church … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ousamma’s Story 

By Bill Oberlin Meet Ousamma, a member of the Arabic/Farsi/English Fellowship of Wheaton Bible Church—men and women from the Middle East who gather Sunday mornings to learn from the Scripture … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Little Hives on the Prairie 

If you look closely near the southeast corner of the Wheaton Bible Church campus, you’ll see five beehives snuggled among the trees and shrubs near the corner of Morton Road … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Power of Personal Invitation

By Catherine McNiel Judy McHugh knows the power of a personal invitation. When she moved to Illinois, a friend invited her to Wheaton Bible Church. She agreed, and felt at … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Someone You Should Know: Iglesia del Pueblo Worship Pastor Sergio Villanueva

SERGIO, WE KNOW THAT THE PEOPLE OF IGLESIA DEL PUEBLO COME FROM MANY DIFFERENT PLACES— PRIMARILY IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? I was born in Monterrey, … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

How Little Can I Give?

A friend recently shared with me that when he stopped to think about the often-quoted words of 2 Corinthians 9:7—“God loves a cheerful giver”—his initial response was, “So how much do I … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Thursday Afternoon That Changed Everything

For fourteen young teens, March 19, 2015, was the day they made the decision that changed everything. Presented with the truth of the Gospel and challenged with the reality that … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A PLACE TO BELONG. A PLACE TO HEAL.

In the weeks and months following her divorce, Jeannie faced some of the most difficult days of her life. “That first year,” she says, “I was just there, making sure … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Bridge To Serving

By Angie Roberts, Volunteer Staff Coordinator Each year in May, our church participates in CareFest projects all around DuPage County as a way of building bridges of love and compassion within our … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Baptize You…

God is changing hearts and lives! Praise Him as you read these testimonies that were originally shared during a Baptism Celebration earlier this year. David Antonelli When David’s life hit … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Global Outreach Notes & News

“The Czech Republic is the most atheistic country in Europe, with only 11 percent of the population claiming to follow any religion,” Marek says. “Less than one percent are evangelicals. … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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