Grand Opening of our brand new INK 180 Tattoo and Ministry HQ in Oswego, IL

Posted on May 6, 2013 in News, Studio, Updates

Time for me to get back to regularly updating the blog….Where do I begin?? Well, I am proud to announce the Grand Opening of our brand new INK 180 Tattoo and Ministry HQ in Oswego, IL. We’ve been open for just about a month now and the business side of INK 180 has really taken off. I was out of commission for 2 months with a broken wrist so I’m playing catchup on the non-profit side ...

INK 180 August 2012 Update

Posted on Aug 28, 2012 in Updates

WOW, the word is spreading like wildfire and it’s good to take a breath and count the blessings going on around INK 180. We’re getting close to the big GO LIVE DATE for BIG LIFE Community Church on 9/9 at Oswego East High School. We’ve been working hard to help get the word out and it’s been great to see new people at each of the preview events. We just finished doing 72 sex trafficking tattoo ...

This madness MUST END!!

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 in News, Violence

Every morning I sit in the dark watching the Chicago morning news and I’m SICKENED by the daily reports of senseless deaths in our city. Our Mayor, Rahm Emanuel has the nerve to sit there and proudly announce that crime is “down” 10% over last year. Yes, I’m sure it is down 10% if you include the number of J-Walking, having a garage sale without a permit, double parking and other such citations. The fact remains ...

I gave my first INK 180 TV News Interview today

Posted on Mar 5, 2012 in Ministry, News

I’d like to welcome you to the INK 180 Blog. Today was a huge day for me and INK 180 because I gave my first television news interview with WGN News today. The story is going to be edited this week and will air sometime next week. They told me that they’ll let me know when, 24 hours in advance so I will be sure to post that info as soon as I get it. Today, ...

Making a Difference One Tattoo At A Time

Posted on Mar 1, 2012 in Ministry, News

Making a Difference One Tattoo At A Time By Brad Polley - Posted in the Oswego Patch February 10, 2012 — Two and a half years ago my friend, Chris Baker, sat in marriage counseling with his wife, having no idea that his life was about to change forever. Chris and his wife were both deeply skeptical of God and the Church.  When the counselor asked if she could pray for them he thought, “Why not.  Can’t ...

Making a Difference One Tattoo At A Time

Posted on Mar 1, 2012 in News

Making a Difference One Tattoo At A Time By Brad Polley - Posted in the Oswego Patch February 10, 2012 — Two and a half years ago my friend, Chris Baker, sat in marriage counseling with his wife, having no idea that his life was about to change forever. Chris and his wife were both deeply skeptical of God and the Church.  When the counselor asked if she could pray for them he thought, “Why not.  Can’t ...