Conference is designed for Lutheran laity

​Issues, Etc., a radio talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in St. Louis, is bringing its one and only 2019 Making the Case Conference to Concordia University Chicago. The dates are Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.

Speakers include: Ross Douthat, columnist for the New York Times and author; LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison; Wesley Smith, author or co-author of 13 books and whose blog, “Human Exceptionalism” is hosted at National Review; LCMS Worship Director Rev. Will Weedon; Aaron Wolf, executive editor of Chronicles magazine; and Rev. Hans Fiene, creator of “Lutheran Satire,” and pastor of River of Life Lutheran Church, Channahon, Ill.

Registration is $125 and includes meals Friday night and Saturday afternoon and evening. Child care is free for children ages 1-12.

For more information, visit or call 618-223-8385.