Expert Guests, Expansive Topics, Extolling Christ

2019 Conference

The 2019 Issues, Etc.
“Making the Case” Conference
Chicago, IL

Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8, 2019

Conference speakers


Ross Douthat of the New York Times
Wesley Smith of National Review 
Rev. Matt Harrison, President of the LCMS
Aaron Wolf of Chronicles magazine
Rev. Will Weedon, Director of Worship for the LCMS
Rev. Hans Fiene of Lutheran Satire


Register Today!
Early Bird Registration ends April 1.

Concordia University-Chicago
7400 Augusta St.
River Forest, IL

To register by mail/check,
click to download the registration form.

 Mail the form with your check or payment information to:
Issues, Etc.
Box 83
Collinsville, IL 62234

Download the Registration Form

Only cancellations via email or mail will be honored.  Send email to or mail to P.O. Box 83, Collinsville, IL 62234

Cancellations received on or before May 31 will be refunded 75%. Cancellations received after June 1 will not be refunded.


Lodging in CUC dormitory room is available.
Contact Pete Becker at
Double $60-75
Single $40-50
Traditional and suite room arrangements available
Access to air conditioned rooms is limited,
and will be granted in the order applications arrive.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hillside
200 South Mannheim Road, I-290, Exit 17
Hillside, IL
If calling 708-544-2700, mention the code “MTC.” 
Special rate applies to reservation made before May 7, 2019.

Hampton Inn O’Hare Airport Schiller Park
3939 North Mannheim Road
Schiller Park, IL

Carleton of Oak Park Hotel
1110 Pleasant Street
Oak Park, IL
For reservations, call (708) 848-5000.
Ask for Dana  or Katie in Sales. 
Mention Group #3084 to receive the discounted rate. 
Office hours: M-F, 9-5 CST.

Child Care is provided FREE

Download the Child Care Form

VENDOR Registration Form

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