Those Crazy Christians

Album: Wheelhouse (2013)
  • Those crazy Christians, I was gonna sleep in today
    But the church bells woke me up and they're a half a mile away
    Those crazy Christians, dressed up drivin' down my street
    Get their weekly dose of guilt before they head to Applebee's

    They pray before they eat and they pray before they snore
    They pray before a football game and every time they score
    Every untimely passing, every dear departed soul
    Is just another good excuse to bake a casserole

    Those crazy Christians, go and jump on some airplane
    And fly to Africa or Haiti, risk their lives in Jesus' name
    No, they ain't the late night party kind
    They curse the devil's whisky while they drink the Savior's wine

    A famous TV preacher has a big affair and then
    One tearful confession and he's born again again
    Someone yells hallelujah and they shout and clap and sing
    It's like they can't wait to forgive someone for just about anything
    Those crazy Christians

    Instead of being outside on this sunny afternoon
    They're by the bedside of a stranger in a cold hospital room
    And every now and then they meet a poor lost soul like me
    Who's not quite sure just who or what or how he ought to be
    They march him down the aisle and then the next thing that you know
    They dunk him in the water and here comes another one of those crazy Christians

    They look to heaven their whole life
    And I think what if they're wrong but what if they're right
    You know it's funny, much as I'm baffled by it all
    If I ever really needed help, well you know who I'd call
    Is those crazy Christians Writer/s: KELLEY LOVELACE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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