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Dr. Timothy Dernlan

Author, Speaker, Consultant, Coach, and Christian School Leader

Welcome

Thanks for taking time to visit. I enjoy helping classical Christian schools, leaders, non-profit companies, and churches. Feel free to contact me for coaching, consulting, mentoring, counseling, and speaking. I’d love to hear from you!

~ Soli Deo Gloria ~

Books

Classical Christian Virtues

A guided contemplation of 60 virtues and their corresponding vices. Each virtue includes a quotes, bible verses, and guiding questions to lead toward reflection and growth. (Titus Books, 264 pages)

A Guide to Understanding Classical Christian Education

Clarify your understanding and unify the vision and mission of your school or community with this easy to use guidebook. (Titus Books, 80 pages)

Spiritual Formation in Christian Schools

An easy to read quantitative research study comparing modern and classical Christian school students and their commitment to the Christian faith. (Titus Books, 127 pages)

The Classical Education Passport: 4000 BC – 300 BC

Journey and Journal through 30 of the Great Books from 4000 BC – 300 BC. A short summary of each book with room to journal about each. (Titus Books, 89 pages)

The Classical Education Passport: 300 BC – AD 600

Journey and Journal through 30 of the Great Books from 4000 BC – 300 BC. A short summary of each book with room to journal about each. (Titus Books, 89 pages)

Cultivating Virtue During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This booklet focuses on seven virtues to cultivate (and vices to avoid) during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Titus Books, 35 pages)

Podcasts

Aporia is a podcast dedicated to the journey and discovery of classical Christian education. Join co-host Danielle Dillenschneider and Dr. Timothy Dernlan as we make our way through the labyrinth of questions.

Classical Christian Virtues is a podcast inspired by Aristotle’s “golden mean” to encourage the cultivation of virtue and recognition of vice. Order the companion book for personal devotion and contemplation.

Classical Christian Education is a podcast focused on answering common questions and giving guidance to classical Christian schools, teachers, and parents. Order the companion book for yourself or someone new to CCE.

Interviews

Dr. Dernlan answers a few of the 100 Common Questions in classical Christian education and discusses his latest book on BaseCamp Live.

Dr. Dernlan  joins Cat and Nicole to share wisdom on how to cultivate Biblical confidence and humility in kids and The Biblical Woman Podcast.

Dr. Dernlan discusses financial stability, fundraising, and other Christian School Leadership Lessons on the Brotherhood Mutual podcast.

Dr. Dernlan and two students from Bayshore Christian School discuss the benefits of his book Classical Christian Virtues on BaseCamp Live.

Dr. Dernlan returns to BaseCamp Live to discuss his book and doctoral dissertation on Spiritual Formation in Christian Schools.

Family

Married in the summer of 2000, Tim and Kara Dernlan have been blessed with four children. They like playing board games, camping, hiking, running, singing, and reading.

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