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Sep 14, 2019

Earlier this Fall, Dwight Zscheile, a professor at Luther Seminary authored an article/blog post titled "Will the ELCA be around in 30 years?"  That article features some research the reveals the dramatic decline of the ELCA projected from 2017 to 2050.  

In this episode of the Everyday Spirituality Show we sit down, via a telephone, with Dwight and ask him to unpack this article in greater depth.

Dwight Zscheile is vice president of innovation and associate professor of congregational mission and leadership at Luther Seminary. His most recent books are Participating in God’s Mission: A Theological Missiology for the Church in America (with Craig Van Gelder) and The Agile Church: Spirit-Led Innovation in an Uncertain Age

James Hazelwood is the host of the Everyday Spirituality podcast and author of the book Everyday Spirituality: Discover a Life of Hope, Peace, and Meaning. He blogs at