Below are testimonials from those that have been witness to Bill Gothard and his teachings for over 40 years and have found benefits from what Bill teaches, IBLP, and/or ATI.

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Bettina ZabelTo Whom It May Concern,

My name is Bettina, I am 36, have been married to my husband Adam, for 8 years, am a stay at home mother of 3, whom I homeschool, and a stepmother to an 11 year old.  I currently am not involved in any part of IBLP’s ministries and haven’t been for over 15 years, however, during a period of my teen years, Bill Gothard was my legal guardian.

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LindaTo Whom it May Concern,

I worked at the Oak Brook Headquarters of the Institute in Basic Life Principles from November of 1971 through May of 1980. During many of those years I worked in the Northwoods for one or two weeks a month. The other times I worked at Oak Brook and also traveled to work on registration teams in various cities where the Basic Seminars were held. I was busy and totally fulfilled as a young woman, but my greatest joy was that I was serving my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through this ministry. I knew He had called me to this work.


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jos-family-2-300x188Dear Mr. Gothard,

Since 1990 I have had pain at various times in my jaw. Last fall it became intense despite several remedies that the dentist tried. I bought a devise that I could bite on to relieve the pain. After I bought all that I could find in town, the store owner told me that they had been discontinued.

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melinda testimony 2To whom it may concern,

Our family enrolled in ATIA, as it was called  at the time,  in 1985. We learned so many things from the Bible that helped me so much in my walk with the Lord.

I was on staff at Oak Brook Headquarters in 1992 and worked later on in the music division of IBLP.

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