In Defense of Catholics

I enjoy worshiping at my church. I enjoy singing before our Holy God. I’m like David, who “danced before the Lord with all his might,” half-naked in the streets. Obviously I don’t dance naked in church! But I really enjoy going to church, being happy and singing about God and to God. I find so much joy in that.

I like the excitement and the freedom to worship that I find at my church. In other churches, there’s not always as much freedom to worship. You can’t raise your hands, or you stand only at prescribed times. Worship at my church is less restricted, more unbound. But other people enjoy a more structured way of worshiping. It gives them a greater feeling of intimacy with God.

I played with Mike Sweeney in Kansas City and he’s a good friend. He’s also a devout Catholic. He invited me to go to church with him, so my wife and I went. Continue reading