Religion: Lutheran Heresy

Judged from the scene as the board met, it might have been a good-fellowship meeting. In the recreation basement of Milwaukee's Pentecost Lutheran Church last week, seven men sat around a quadrangle of folding banquet tables beneath a large sign that read "Jesus Lives." Gaily colored paper plates dangled from the ceiling. In walked a smiling, stocky young man with crew-cut black hair, coatless and carrying a briefcase. One of the men rose and shook his hand.

The man with the briefcase, the Rev. George Crist Jr., 31-year-old pastor of LUTHERAN HERESY TRIBUNAL & PASTOR CRIST Where is up? Bethlehem Lutheran Church...

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