Christians and Alcohol: Drinking Rates Among Age Groups

Can Christians drink alcohol? For many Christians it depends on their interpretation of the Bible. Some denominations frown upon drinking, while others see no issue with it. Many Christians will say it’s not the act of drinking that is wrong – it is the act of getting drunk or drinking too much.

So, how many Christians drink? If you look at singles who are part of Christian dating service ChristianCafe.com, around 65% either abstain from drinking alcohol or rarely drink. The interesting part of this data is that the 65% mark seems to hold true regardless of the age group. (more…)