The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


$1 puts pastor in jeopardy

A pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Joppa, Md., has made a habit of making bank on TV game shows.

Five years ago, David W. Simpson netted $125,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

On June 20, the difference of a single dollar prevented Simpson from winning his fifth straight game of Jeopardy.

The pastor, who attributed much of his success to his skill with the buzzer, still came away with $90,901 for his tenure.


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