A young ex-marine with a guitar sang nasally:
Life is like a mountain railroad
With an engineer that's brave;
We must make the run successfulFrom the cradle to the grave. . . .
See that Christ is your conductor!
His listeners accompanied him with clapping hands and stamping feet. They had gathered, as they did three times a week, in their curtained store-front church to worship God and seek the kingdom of heaven. Detroit's Home Missionaries Gospel Mission is typical of nearly 2,000 store-front congregations in the Detroit area, and of uncounted thousands across the...