It's estimated that $4 trillion of church real estate will be distressed in the next 40 years. About 70 churches close every week. But Blake Schwarz, a former Presbyterian church staffer, sees rich opportunity to benefit the church and the needy world in this environment: his doctoral work at the intersection of faith and economics is helping him reimagine church. Leah talks with him about the loss of "third spaces," the rosary, how he inspires young professionals, systemic blindness in Dallas, and why he keeps a "rusty, gnarly pipe" on his shelf.
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