Religion: WJSV!

Surprising things happen in the name of God in Washington's Griffith Stadium when Elder Lightfoot Solomon ("Happy am I") Michaux holds "services."

This year Radio Evangelist Michaux. who calls his sect the "Gospel Spreading Association," produced five Spectaculars. At the first (Memories of the Cross), the devil was buried in a glass casket with full funeral rites. At the second (The Heart of My Lord Was Broken for Me), an electrical bleeding heart spilled crimson liquid on twelve female "penitent sinners" while the choir sang Fountain Filled with Blood. The third (Jesus the

Light of the World} featured a stumbling, skid-row drunk transformed...

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