The Sioux Falls, IA news site,, reports on heartland America’s trend of coffee houses as ministries: Christian Coffee Houses.

One can only hope that divine inspiration improves the chances of a proper crema on a shot of espresso, because most secular professionals sure can’t get it right. “Can I have a grande, half-Solomon, four-pump Ecclesiastes macchiato?”

As Helena Bonham Carter, playing Marla in the movie Fight Club, explains why she attends support groups for diseases she doesn’t have: “It’s cheaper than a movie, and there’s free coffee.”