(Palm Beach Post) BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — When the church bought the strip club, the symbolism was about as subtle as the white paint that workers brushed heavily over pitch-black walls.

“It was a darkness now turned into light,” associate pastor Donald Registe said Thursday .

“The bar was right in the middle here,” pastor Pierre Dumont said, spreading his hands in the large room that had been Platinum Showgirls.

“Here were the poles,” he said. Then, to a glass chandelier above him, “now we have crystal.”

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