The ELCA puts an 11-year-old transgendered boy in front of 31,000 Lutheran youth, to explain how the church is a place where everybody can be themselves. That’s a dead church, but what does an alive church look like? What does life look like in a dead world? We analyze a hyper liberal ELCA sermon and find some comparisons with dying conservative churches. What do the dead and dying conservative churches have in common with the dead liberal churches?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.