|The stinky old bar has a tall brick chimney, ideal for attaching crosses facing the cardinal points of the compass,|
a definite advantage in visibility and identity.
Some might call it a witness to the Gospel of Christ.
|Crosses appear on the banners when the wind is blowing right.|
Senior Pastor Tim Glende has quite a record in real estate. He sold a paid-for church on the campus of the University of Illinois in exchange for a debt-ridden new unit outside of town, on the edge of a corn field.
But how much Bethlehem Lutheran Church gained!
A new name! Star of Bethlehem.
Plans for a coffee bar!
So much debt that Star of Bethlehem is now struggling to exist.