(ALASKA PUBLIC MEDIA) -- There’s a word that comes up often if you ask the real estate agents, the building owner, and the pastor how they turned the Fantasies on 5th strip club near downtown Anchorage into a church: Providential.
Realtor Mike Gailey, who conceived of the idea, said as the project blossomed from pipe dream to reality, things fell into place seamlessly like they were meant to be. As more people joined the project, each seemed to have their own story of redemption tied to the boxy building across from Merrill Field.
“Everybody at some point or others sort of succumbed to this sense of providence and guidance that just was undeniable,” he said.
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