I have always been torn by the idea of having a coffee shop inside a church. It would make a nice place to get together with others after the service. I have seen churches with just such a coffee shop but I am torn because it is just too trendy.
Then I see this BBC article about a church applying for a liquor license! Now this makes more sense. Bread and wine are more in line with scripture than bagels and coffee and some dark beer wouldn’t be too far out of line either.
What caught my attention in the video is the pastor saying that it is not unusual for churches in the UK to have a liquor license. I guess the prohibition movement did not corrupt as many churches across the pond as it did here in the states.