I’ve had the opportunity to discuss drinking alcohol with several friends at this point. In particular, my brother pointed me to a page originally at http://study.gentle.org/articles/beer_and_the_believer.htm, reproduced for the purposes of this blog article here (that page disappeared at least once, though I see it is back again at the time of this edit). He [...]
Since I posted my article about drinking beer for spiritual purposes, I have had the opportunity to have several chats with Christian friends and family about it. My cousin John recently asked me why conservative Christian congregations almost universally reject alcohol consumption. If it is truly a neutral issue that can and should be decided [...]
Although it might be shocking to much of my extended family, I’ve started drinking a beer (or a glass of wine) once a week or so. And the reason I started was a spiritual one.