We have all read in the news many times about Chick-fil-A sticking to the Christian values they were founded on. They refuse to be bullied into the liberal view of tolerance, which of course intensifies the controversy even more. A recent event at a an Alabama Chick-fil-A shows the world that while you may not always agree withal they do or say, the Christian values of love thy neighbor really make a difference in the way you choose to do business. The manager of this location went above and beyond for one man, and it will touch your heart:
On Tuesday, Andrea Stoker was enjoying her lunch with her son at a Chick-fil-A in Birmingham, when a man strolled into the eatery looking cold and carrying everything he owned on his back. The store owner, Mark Meadows, approached the unnamed needy man and asked if there was anything he could do to help him. “Before the man could even answer, the owner asked if he had a pair of gloves and walked to the table at which he’d been sitting and picked up his own,” Stoker explained in a Facebook post about the incident. But Meadows didn’t stop there -as he handed the man his gloves, he asked an employee to get the man a meal.
Most businesses would have kicked him out on his tail, and told the dirty, cold man to find someplace else to go. After all, there are paying customers in that lobby! But by teaching others to be kind, and set a Christ-like example, this restaurant was able to show this homeless man, and a young child, what Jesus would have done. Christ accepted sinners, lepers and prostitutes and forgave them all. He even hung out with them!
God’s timing is in everything, as Meadows explains in an interview with local news outlet KATV. Needy people coming into his store is nothing new, and he regularly extends a helping hand.
During an ice storm in January, Meadows was the owner who distributed free food to those trapped on the freeway.
Likely the liberal left will twist this into something it is not, because in their mind’s eye, there can be no charitable corporation. That’s for the American taxpayer and government to fund, ya know.
You have set a Christ-like example for the world to follow, Mr. Meadows. Thank you for being the neighbor and brother in Christ that has touched so many.
Written by Katie McGuire. Follow Katie on Twitter @GOPKatie