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Nonprofit Organization U.S. POSTAGE PAID Peoria, Illinois Permit No. 325 SEPTEMBER 10-17 missionillinois.org Illinois Baptist Missions and evangelism AUGUST 14, 2017 News journal of the Illinois Baptist State Association Lost in Illinois What this map shows us about the need for the gospel Prayer Guide 8 daily devotions and for the Week of Prayer (plus videos!) How you can help Anyone can lead the Week of Prayer and Mission Illinois study What's inside Your church's partnership is vital. The MIO kits were mailed to churches in late July. Please check your church office to see that it arrived and was delivered to the right leader. If not, we will gladly send another. Or if you need additional materials, let us know right away. MIO@IBSA.org How can we fulfill our Baptist calling? Please share this planning guide for the 2017 focus on state missions with your church leadership team. NOW In fact, of our state's 13 million residents, at least 8 million do not know Jesus Christ as their personal savior. Illinois needs the gospel . Our friends and neighbors need the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ. That's why the 2017 Mission Illinois Offering focuses on evangelism. People in Illinois need the gospel Imagine a place in America where people have never heard the gospel . That place is ILLINOIS .

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