Christians & Cigars

Written by Doug Giles on July 22, 2023

Spurgeon once penned a letter to the editor of the Daily Telegraph after he was criticized for saying to his congregation, “I intend to smoke a good cigar to the glory of God before I go to bed tonight.” In his letter Spurgeon explains, “When I have found intense pain relieved, a weary brain soothed, and calm, refreshing sleep obtained by a cigar, I have felt grateful to God, and have blessed His name.” — Jimmy R. Lewis

Spurgeon was neither the first nor the last famous Christian to enjoy smoking a good cigar.

But all that came before the massive cultural shift in attitudes toward smoking a pack a day.

What should Christians think about cigars today?

Doug and Rich just happen to know a thing or two about that topic… including some of the finer points about how to recognize a quality stick.

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