The 'Tips for Jesus' creator speaks out

Published: Monday, Feb. 24 2014 4:30 p.m. MST

Waitress Julisia Hoin pauses as she mops the floor during a blizzard at an open but empty Waffle House restaurant in Lancaster, Pa., Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010. Some waitresses are more recently receiving large tips as a part of the "Tips for Jesus" campaign.

Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press

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The “Tips for Jesus” campaign hasn’t reached its end, but the tipper who started it all recently spoke in anonymity to San Francisco Magazine about the movement to tip waiters and waitresses large tips in the name of Jesus Christ.

Though the campaign was originally meant to be agnostic, it has taken on a Christian following, the magazine said.

“It’s just about helping people out,” the tipper said to San Francisco Magazine. “It’s not hard to give back … When justified by great service, magnanimous gratuities are achievable by everyone — no excuses.”

Read the full article at modernluxury.com.

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