Head shot of Dr. HeinDr. Steven A. Hein 

Email: stevenhein@ix.netcom.com

Dr. Hein currently serves as Director of Concordia Institute for Christian Studies, an organization that offers auxiliary educational services to Lutheran congregations and church gatherings across the country.  He also serves as associate pastor at Shepherd of the Springs Lutheran Church and affiliate professor of Theology and Ethics at Colorado Christian University. He has previously served for over two decades as a professor of Theology at Concordia University, River Forest. 

He earned his Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, a Master of Theology in Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Historical Theology from St. Louis University. 

He is a contributing editor to the theological journal Logia:  A Journal of Lutheran Theology and has published many scholarly articles over the years.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education. 

He has been in demand as speaker and essayist in the Church at conventions, pastoral conferences, and various congregational groups throughout the country.  He is a frequent guest on the syndicated radio program, Issues Etc.  His special areas of interest focus on classical, Christian education, and the shape and challenges of faith-life and vocation in the Church and the world.

Deacon, Shepherd of the Springs Lutheran Church
   2017-Present
   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Associate Pastor, Shepherd of the Springs Lutheran Church
   2004-2017
   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Director, Concordia Institute for Christian Studies
   1998-Present
   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Affiliate Professor, Colorado Christian University
   2003-Present
   Lakewood, Colorado

Adjunct Professor, New Geneva Seminary
   2004-Present
   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Member, Board of Directors, Consortium of Classical & Lutheran Education
   2001-Present

Headmaster, Shepherd of the Springs Lutheran Church & High School
   1998-2004
   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Professor of Theology, Concordia University
   1975-1998
   River Forest, Illinois

Assistant to the Synodical President, LCMS
   1972-1973
   St. Louis, Missouri

Doctor of Philosophy, Historical Theology, St. Louis, Missouri
Master of Theology, Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
Master of Divinity, Systematic Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, Business Management/Accounting, San Jose State University, San Jose, California