Our Home Missionaries
The Stroup Family
Law & Grace Ministries
Law & Grace Ministries’ chaplains minister to criminals, victims of crimes, as well as to police officers and their families. Jim Stroup is the Staff Chaplain for 2 county jails in Illinois and is also the Midwest Regional Director of L&GM. Brother Stroup oversees several other chaplains throughout the Midwest including chaplains at the Milwaukee County Jail.
The Barber Family
Association of Independent Baptist Churches of Illinois
The AIBCI is an association of IFB Churches united around fulfilling the Great Commission by planting churches in the state of Illinois. The Association also aided in establishing Maranatha. Currently, they are supporting the Barbers as they plant a new church in Shorewood, IL. Shorewood Baptist Church recently purchased their own building. We are committed to their support until the Church is self-sustaining.