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A time to pray Chicago to host day of intercession October 7 Broadview Southern Baptist prayer warriors from around the country will meet in Illinois in October and are inviting local church leaders and members to join them for a day of prayer organized into five 60-minute sessions. Sponsored by PrayerLink, a net- work of prayer coordinators from SBC entities, state conventions, and ethnic fellowship groups, the Great Com- mission Prayer Experience is Friday, October 7, at Broadview Missionary Baptist Church, located in the west suburbs of Chicago. The event starts at 9 a.m. and in- cludes five hour-long sessions built around the Acts 1:8 call to take the Come to Chicago Special section on "Cross Culture" mission celebration inside this issue IBSA Annual Meeting in the Windy City Nov. 2-3 Illinois Baptist Nonprofit Organization U.S. POSTAGE PAID Peoria, Illinois Permit No. 325 Tiny house'- craze or crazy Christian financial advice from Dave Ramsey P. 11 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Four Illinois pastors on cross-cultural ministry P. 5 Bring down the walls The very things that divide us can bring us together Videos, prayer guide, and more at mission illinois Offering & Week of Prayer September 11-18 SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 Vol. 110 No. 13 News journal of the Illinois Baptist State Association News & a whole lot more Get news and commentary online. See page 3 for addresses. LOUISIANA FLOODS DR teams callout Illinois joins relief effort P. 3 UPPER MIDWEST Bikers converge on Sturgis So do evangelists P. 4 TABLE TALK Doug Munton P. 9 P. 3 in focus

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