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Psalm 119:10a gives us an amazing window into the heart cry of the Psalmist: “With my whole heart have I sought thee…” This should be the aim of every believer: to seek the Lord whole-heartedly.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

During the last week of April, more than 1,000 people gathered in Big Sandy, Texas, for a week of fellowship and encouragement. Families from all over America came to participate in the Big Sandy Family Conference.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

God worked in wonderful ways during the Excel class of 2022! Fourteen young ladies gathered in Big Sandy, Texas, for five weeks of on-site training and discipleship. Each week the young women attended classes designed to equip them to grow in grace and reclaim true beauty.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
IBLP's Response to NBC Media Inquiry

Understanding we live in a world with 24-hour news and social media postings, we wanted to post a response IBLP made to recent inquiries from a reporter. We think it is important to post IBLP’s response so that when news articles come out, you will know what IBLP said.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

A group of 13 ladies, including 3 sets of sisters, recently gathered in Big Sandy, Texas, for a Journey to the Heart. The Journey house is on beautiful lake Loma at the International ALERT Academy.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

At the height of East Texas summer, more than 200 people gathered in Big Sandy for a week of fellowship, encouragement, and strengthening from the Word of God. Many were returning families, while others were first-time attendees.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Praise the Lord for the work that He did in the 20 young men and leaders that participated in the Young Men's Journey to the Heart July 10–18. This Journey, held in Big Sandy, Texas, was a powerful time of seeing the Lord work in the lives and hearts of the guys that attended.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Mrs. Anne Garvin, 89, stepped peacefully into Heaven on June 20, 2021. Formerly of La Grange, Illinois, she was residing with her daughter and son-in-law in Plano, Illinois at the time of her Homegoing. Mrs. Garvin was preceded in death by her husband, Phil, in November, 2018.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

At the end of May, a group of approximately twenty ladies and their leaders, along with three mothers, gathered at the beautiful Northwoods Conference Center for a Journey to the Heart. The time included large group sessions, team discussions, and personal times with the Lord, with the goal of learning to hear from Him.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Shelley Hendry loved Christian biographies and made history come to life as she shared the life stories of various women from the past. On Sunday, May 23, 2021, her time on earth came to an end when she was killed by a drunk driver.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021