3

Should a Christian work as a bartender?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

For follow-up discussion and general commentary on the topic. Comments are sorted chronologically.

Closeup Jennifer Rothnie

I think some people, when they think of 'bar', imagine a seedy sort of night club where people go to get sloshed. However, many bars are actually in restaurants, and quite a number of them tend to be social hubs centered around sports or just a casual place to meet. Drink, in scripture, seems to be allowed for social functions (like Weddings or festivals of the Lord), - but drunkenness and debauchery are condemned.

There are so many factors that would go into whether one wanted to be a bartender or not, the most important being the conviction of the Holy Spirit. It would be hard, possibly even incorrect, to make a blanket statement about it being an 'always OK' or 'never OK' issue.

July 21 2016 Report

Login or Sign Up to add your comment.

Upgrade and Remove Ads
Report Inappropriate Ad