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Illinois Baptist Nonprofit Organization U.S. POSTAGE PAID Peoria, Illinois Permit No. 325 AUGUST 22, 2016 Vol. 110 No. 12 News journal of the Illinois Baptist State Association Higher, faster, stronger faith Olympic victors give Christ the glory Rio roundup P. 11 Stay current Get news and commentary online. See page 3 for addresses. Carmi Dennis Hydrick is the new execu- tive director of Illinois Baptist Children's Home and Family Services. Hydrick began working alongside current Executive Director Doug Devore Aug. 15, and will take sole responsibility for the role Jan. 15, 2017. Devore has served 43 years with BCHFS, including 21 years as its leader. Hydrick currently is director of clini- cal services for Florida United Methodist Children's Home. He previously worked at in focus Baptist Children's Home New director named Devore to retire after 43 years at BCHFS P. 3 SUMMER MISSIONS Weve been everywhere, man Photos from all over P. 7 ChicaGO Week Students witness on city streets P. 9 Fanning the flame When the team comes home P. 10 Illinois' Very Own Sandy Wisdom- Martin to lead National WMU Videos, prayer guide, and more at missionillinois.org mission illinois Offering & Week of Prayer September 11-18 HYDRICK P. 5

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