Dr. Priebe begins his sermon by saying “This is one of those passages, when I first looked at this text, the only thing I could think of was, 'Sh*t!'” (The passage was Luke 16:14-18.)
Wartburg Theological Seminary posted the link to this sermon on their Facebook page. (see here)
A bit of good news.
ELCA membership numbers from an October 2015, ELCA news story:
“Membership of the ELCA is 3,765,403 million, a decline of 2.53 percent from the previous year.” (see here)