What Would Jesus Drink?
February 19, 2008 8:36 AM Subscribe
What Would Jesus Drink
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? -- “A rabbi, a priest and a minister walk into a bar.
The bartender looks at them and says, ‘What is this, a joke?’
In one Pennsylvania bar
, it's no laughing matter.
On the last Friday of every month, teams of chaplains...set up camp in the Market Cross Pub
in Carlisle, Penn. for a few hours to lend a sympathetic, non-judgmental ear to patrons looking for someone to listen to their tales of woe.”
‘We're not going to strong-arm anybody
,’ Chuck Kish
, the Assemblies of God pastor who started the bar chaplaincy program [says], adding that the bar chaplains aren't there to proselytize or stop anyone from drinking. ‘We give more pastoral care, listening to what you have to say.’
Even if you're slurring your words and don't remember it the next morning.
There is little consensus across religious traditions about whether alcohol consumption is morally right or wrong, beyond the near universal condemnation of drunkenness.”