CHARIS seeks to identify and recruit individuals who are capable of conducting scholarly research on behalf of the institute, to speak as an expert in his or her area of research, and to publish the findings of their research. These individuals, who will be identified as "CHARIS Scholars," must have an established, documented, distinguished academic career, be committed to using their knowledge and skills in service to Christ and his His Church, and support the aims and purposes of CHARIS. CHARIS will honor their contributions by paying an annual stipend, and covering all expenses for research and publication.

Curriculum vitae of interested scholars may be sent to the executive director, Rev. Dr. Ron Heins, via e-mail ( or in care of

8800 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CHARIS is especially interested in finding research related to the topics listed on the Research Areas page.