Religion: Success Story

The biggest Easter turnout of any U.S. Protestant parish flocked more than 7,000 strong to eight Easter services at the North Austin Lutheran Church on Chicago's West Side.

Better than words the attendance told a success story as suggestive as any in this generation's church history: the success story of a mission chapel that grew almost overnight to be the largest Lutheran church in the country; the success story of an ex-Ford-salesman whom everyone came to like and admire as truly a "man of God."

There were four other churches within two miles when Frederick...

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