Religion: A Banker in the Pulpit

For the 25th time in 25 years, Pastor Max Sanders last week offered his resignation. If one member voted to accept it, he explained as usual, he would resign. Max Sanders is still pastor of Valley Christian Church, near Louisville, Ky.

He is also the president of Louisville's Stock Yards Bank (because it is just across the way from the Bourbon Stockyards, he likes to call it "a stinking good bank"). Sanders works hard at both jobs and feels they go together fine. "Because I live in the same world my people do, I am closer to them," he says. "And I'm...

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