Charles Blanco has taught at Concordia since the fall of 2002. Prior to teaching he served as pastor of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Ft. Lupton, Colo. He also served five years as Rocky Mountain District Secretary. Blanco directs the Pre-Seminary Program, which entails teaching and mentoring students through their four years of college education in biblical languages, philosophy, speech, and academic major as they prepare for seminary studies. Blanco also advises the Pre-Seminary Club.
"I enjoy working with students and helping them to understand the Gospel message of the Bible."
Rev. Dr. Charles Blanco's Academic Programs
With a degree in theology from Concordia Nebraska, you will learn to think and read critically, speak clearly and persuasively, and better understand how religious convictions shape us ethically as members of the human community. Studying Christian theology helps you consider both historical and contemporary questions related to theological and religious thought to enhance your awareness of religious beliefs and practices among different cultures.
Classical Liberal Arts
The interdisciplinary classical liberal arts minor from Concordia University, Nebraska offers a traditional and rigorous engagement with premodern languages and cultures. At Concordia, this course of study encourages the classical pursuit of what is good, true and beautiful, considered within the light of Christian revelation. Course options for the classical liberal arts minor include Latin, Greek, philosophy, history, literature and early Christian theology. A minor in classical liberal arts educates students in foundational sources, and it serves as a stepping stone for life-long learning.