Thrash metal band Megadeth bassist balances life in seminary program

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 6:55 p.m. CST; updated 10:44 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 19, 2012

CLAYTON — Concordia Seminary in suburban St. Louis gets an eclectic mix of students in a program allowing them to train for the ministry online — electricians, farmers, entrepreneurs — and even a founder of one of the best-known thrash metal bands.