About IFC

For nearly 23 years, Drs. Bill & Veronica Winston and Bill Winston Ministries have touched the lives of countless men, women and young people through the International Faith Conference (IFC). Get ready to experience one of the Top Christian Conferences of the year… a life of victory and faith through God’s Word.

Join us for six anointed days – Sunday, September 10, 2017 through Friday, September 15, 2017 and receive powerful prophetic words on healing, finances, family, business, ministry, and more.

Conference events include Morning and Evening Sessions; Prayer Praise and Pampering Women’s Luncheon; Leadership Summit*; and Bill Winston Ministries Partner Appreciation Reception*

The Morning Sessions will begin at 10:00am daily from Tuesday, Sept. 12 to Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 and
The Evening Sessions begin at 6:00pm on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 and at 7:00pm nightly from Monday, Sept. 11 to Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Day & Evening Sessions of this Conference will be streamed live via ifc.billwinston.org, www.billwinston.org, YouTube & ROKU.

Children’s Church is FREE and will be open nightly from Sunday, September 10 to Friday, September 15 to children ages 3-12. Younger children must be potty-trained.
During the conference, Children’s Church doors open a hour before service starts each night.


  • Just added Dr. Paul Enenche as our speaker for the Leadership Summit on Wednesday Morning!


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Hotel Accommodations

Below are the host hotels for the 2017 International Faith Conference.
The conference host will provide FREE Shuttle services between the host hotels and the conference venue only. Please specify your request for shuttle service upon registration.

For shuttle services to and/or from the airport, please call the hotel of your choosing for services offered or be sure to make your airport travel arrangements ahead of time.

  • Hilton Garden Inn-Oakbrook (SOLD OUT)

    1000 Drury Ln, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    Call (630) 941-1177 to make Reservation
    Rate Code: Living Word Christian Center
    Rate: $125
    Deadline to book August 28, 2017
  • Double Tree by Hilton Chicago-Oakbrook (SOLD OUT)

    1909 Spring Rd, Oakbrook, IL 60523
    Call (866) 812-3959 to make Reservation
    Rate Code: Living Word Christian Center
    Deadline to book August 20, 2017
  • Hilton Suites (SOLD OUT)

    10 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    (630) 941-0100 or 1(800) HILTONS
    Rate Code: Living Word 2017 Faith Conference
    Deadline to book August 28, 2017
  • Holiday Inn Express (SOLD OUT)

    200 S. Mannheim Rd., Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 544-2700 or 1(800) HOLIDAY
    Rate Code: Living Word Faith Conference
    Deadline to book August 28, 2017

Below are the recommended alternate hotels for the 2017 International Faith Conference.
Please Note: Shuttle services will NOT be provided at any of the alternate hotels listed below. Please be sure to make transportation arrangements of your own ahead of time.

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    70 Yorktown Shopping Center
    Lombard, Illinois 60148
    Phone: 630-719-8000
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    Best Western

    4400 Frontage Road
    Hillside, Illinois 60162
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    Marriott Oakbrook

    1404 W. 22nd Street
    Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
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Who are the Speakers?

Dr. Bill Winston: Visionary Founder and Pastor of Living Word Christian Center, a 20,000 member church located in Forest Park, Illinois, and Tuskegee Christian Center in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Dr. Veronica Winston: First Lady of Living Word Christian Center, a 20,000 member church located in Forest Park, Illinois, and Tuskegee Christian Center in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Bishop Tudor Bismark: An apostolic voice to the nations. Since 1989, he has been serving as an apostolic father and mentor to ministries all over the world.

Kenneth Copeland: Well-known speaker, author, television personality, and recording artist. For 45 years, Kenneth and Gloria, co-founders of Kenneth Copeland Ministries, have been empowering people to achieve success in relationships, health, and finances through faith in God’s Word.

Dr. Jesse Duplantis: A dynamic evangelist called to minister God’s message of salvation through Jesus Christ to the world.

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez: President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) the nation’s largest Hispanic Christian organization representing millions of Evangelicals and more than 40,000 U.S. churches.

What is the expected number of attendees?

For the daytime and evening sessions, we are expecting more than 3000 attendees each day.

What are the dates and times for the Conference?

Dates: Sunday, September 10, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017
Daytime Sessions begin at 10:00am daily
Evening Sessions begin at 6:00pm on Sunday only & at 7:00pm Monday through Friday
(Doors open on Sunday at 5pm & Monday through Friday doors open at 6pm)

* Daytime and Evening Sessions are FREE and open to the public.
* Childcare will be provided for the Evening Sessions only from 6pm to 9pm at the Children’s Church.

Where is the Conference being held?

The conference is being held at Living Word Christian Center located at 7600 West Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, IL 60130 (on the south side of the Forest Park Plaza).

I am an International attendee. How can I get a letter of invitation for travel purposes?

International attendees are welcome to the 2017 International Faith Conference.

Unfortunately, we do not provide letters of invitation for visa procurement nor do assist with getting necessary documentation for travel. Please ensure that you meet the required U.S. immigration travel guidelines and have obtained the required travel documents before registering for the conference as the registration fee is non-refundable.

I would like to attend the BWM Partner Appreciation Reception. How can I sign up?

The Partner Appreciation Reception, hosted by Bill Winston Ministries (BWM), is a time to connect and fellowship with all Partners and potential Partners of Bill Winston Ministries. This FREE event takes place every year during the International Faith Conference (IFC). *Registration is required.

*You can register for this event by selecting the applicable check box while completing your general registration for the conference, indicating your interest in signing up for the BWM Partner Appreciation Reception.

Will there be assigned seating?

There is reserved seating for conference speakers and special guests only. All other seating is limited and not guaranteed.

Will there be a translator at this Conference?

Yes, Spanish translation will be made available at this conference.

Are cameras and or video/audio recorders permitted in and during the conference?

No recording will be allowed.

Will this Conference be streamed online?

Yes, the Daytime Sessions (Tuesday through Thursday only) & Evening Sessions (All days: Monday through Friday) will be streamed live via www.billwinston.org, The Conference Website, ROKU, and YOUTUBE.

*The Daytime Sessions begin at 10am from Tuesday, September 12, 2017 through Friday, September 15, 2017

The Evening Sessions begin at 6pm on Sunday, September 10, 2017 and at 7pm on Monday, September 11, 2017 through Friday, September 15, 2017.

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