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Pastor Denounces Bouma Postcards

The pastor of the Freeze Church near here said Tuesday he is outraged over recent political attempts to use his ministry against Republican Gresham Bouma. "I am absolutely brokenhearted that anything I have ever said could be used against Gresham Bouma," said Lloyd Knerr. "That bothers me far more than I could ever tell you. It devastates me." Bouma, who's running against Democrat Dan Schmidt in the District 6 Idaho Senate race, is a member of the Freeze Church, along with his family. Knerr, who describes his church as "just a Bible-believing, Bible-teaching church" of about 75 members, said attempts to smear Bouma for being part of the congregation started perhaps more than a month ago. But the latest salvo, he said, left him at a loss for words/David Johnson, Lewiston Tribune. More here.

Question: Do you believe Lloyd Kneer that his Freeze Church had nothing to do with the attack postcards that threatened Gresham Bouma detractors with hell fire?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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