“They are not your traditional worshippers – but a group of motorcyclists are getting all revved up over a new Meridian (Idaho) church. A church in a bar.
The Busted Shovel Bar and Grill in Meridian may not look anything like a place of worship, but in just a few weeks, that’s exactly what it will be: a church.
‘I just feel like God loves bikers’, biker/preacher Jim Atkins said.”
This is fantastic. So I can go to church and down a cold one at the same time? Sweet! Maybe this is an idea that the mainstream churches should take a look at in the face of declining attendance. You know, maybe add a bar at the back of the church.
Benjamin Franklin said, “Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” And he was pretty dang smart.
Crap. I just now read the last line of the article:
“No alcohol or smoking will be allowed during services.”