A Good Conference on Goodness

CCLE1-vert-smNo, really! Not just a good conference, but a well-done conference on the topic of goodness! July 19-21, 2016 on the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education (CCLE) will be holding their sixteenth annual conference. This year’s theme, “A Pedagogy of Goodness” is the second of a three-year conference series exploring beauty, goodness, and truth — ideals which classical education has sought since the time of Plato. Registration is still open to pastors, school teachers, homeschoolers, or anyone else interested.

The plenary speaker, Dr. Scott Ashmon, is author of The Idea and Practice of a Christian University.

The banquet speaker, Dr. Christian Kopff, is author of The Devil Knows Latin.

Other speakers include:

  • Dr. G. E. Veith — Moral Education and Literature
  • Dr. Steven Hein — Culture Wars: The Battle over Language for our Children
  • Dr. Angus Menuge — Liberation from Captivity: The Genius of Lutheran Liberal Arts Education
  • Dr. Thomas Korcok — How Piaget, Erikson, & Vygotsky Oppose Classical Education
  • Dr. Korey Maas — Natural Law: Classical, Lutheran, and Necessary
  • Dr. Jim Tallmon — Rhetoric as the Intellectual Love of God
  • Dr. Jackie Veith — CCLE Teacher Certification and School Accreditation
  • Rev. Paul Cain — Law and Gospel
  • Rev. Robert Paul — What is Lutheran about Classical Lutheran Education?
  • Cheryl Swope — What is Classical Lutheran Education?
  • Erika Mildred — Good Teaching and the Trivium

For more information on CCLE XVI, check out the conference flier here.

About Pastor Daniel Hinton

Pastor Hinton is associate pastor and headmaster of Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, having majored in poultry science, and of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was ordained on Holy Trinity 2011. He has been married to Amanda for fourteen years, and has five daughters and one son. He grew up in the ELCA, and left in 2004 over issues of scriptural authority. It was because of a faithful Lutheran campus ministry that he was exposed to The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. As headmaster of Trinity Lutheran School, which has been open since 1892 and is accredited by the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education, he spends a great deal of time reading old books and teaching his students old and beautiful things.

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