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Mar27FriSalvationist.ca Podcast Episode #3 March 27, 2009 Interview with James PedlarOver the past two decades, The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda has experienced a significant decline in membership, Sunday attendance and participation in church programs. Of those who have left the Salvation Army, many are young people. In an effort to try to understand this situation, the corps ministries department has undertaken the Territorial Young Adult Retention Project. James Pedlar is pursuing a doctorate in systematic theology at the University of Toronto, and has been tasked by The Salvation Army to oversee this project. Salvationist.ca speaks to James Pedlar about his initial research and discovers some of the reasons that young people continue to attend or leave The Salvation Army.