Pr. Petersen at Cyberstones hits the nail on the head with this one. He contends that the ELCA and the LCMS are not all that different when it comes to the reasoning why we both are so willing to sell out to the culture around us (the ELCA to moral relativism, the LCMS to generic American Evangelicalism). The bottom is line is always numbers: "We must change or our church body will decline or even die."
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