The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


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We can lead a resurgence of mainline churches

Congregations and whole churches get in ruts. Lutherans in the United States have been losing members for a long time. But I write of a different rut. It runs parallel and just as deep: We've come to expect losing members and influence! Do we dare believe that our situation could change — and change soon?

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