November ‘Lutheran Witness’: State of the Synod

In its November issue, The Lutheran Witness attempts to answer this hard question not only by providing readers with big-picture facts and figures — on membership, attendance, giving, school enrollment and other metrics of vitality — but also by offering a series of “snapshot” articles that show how individual Lutherans and their congregations are experiencing larger trends at the local level.

In addition, readers will find expert analysis on two pressing issues facing our church body in 2017: the accelerating demographic slide toward secularism in the United States and the challenges facing the Church as it seeks to share the Gospel with millennials and post-millennials.

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Posted Nov. 8, 2017

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