05/03/2012 03:23 pm ET

With People Flocking Away From Church, Marion Pastor 'Apologizes,' Blogs

Kevin Jones is open to the the idea of change, but it still scares him.

"It drives me crazy," he said.

The pastor of the Lutheran Church of The Resurrection has been watching as attendance at Lutheran churches has dropped 6 percent in the last 10 years and has seen his congregation’s population stagnate, while living in a growing community.

After reading countless articles and blog posts on why many are leaving the church, he’s written a nine-part blog series, "apologizing" for people leaving the church and what he considers his part in it.

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