Writing at his blog A Long Way from Home, Evan D. Garner wonders about leaving extra large tips for servers:
Tips for Jesus? No Thanks
Maybe I’m over Thanksgiving. Maybe the Scrooginess of Advent is setting in. Or maybe I’m just looking for a fight. But I want to go on record (for what it’s worth) as being against the idea that lavish, flashy, over-the-top tips for servers is a good, Christian idea.
Yep, I said it.
Here’s an article from NPR about people leaving HUGE tips for their servers and only identifying themselves as @tipsforjesus. I’ve seen some colleagues post on Facebook about how wonderful this is. But I’m not so sure.
Read his reasons here.