Copyright © 2007 by Keith G. Chuvala
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It's never easy when a Pastor leaves a congregation, even when it's for the best of reasons. This song's not about anyone in particular, but if it strikes too close to home for you, well, if the Elvis fits....
Well, since my Pastor left me, I've got a bad report My spirit's needin' liftin', 'cuz I'm One Preacher Short, andů There ain't no sermon, baby No homily now, baby One Preacher Short, and I could cry He got a better offer He heard a higher call I think our congregation Just got dumb and dropped the ball, andů No consolation, baby, Missing those white robes, baby, One Preacher short, and I could cry A church, now, needs a shepherd To keep its self-esteem And a tall one really helps to make Our basketball team, andů We feel so cheated, baby Not to get heated, baby One Preacher short, and I could cry Now, if your Pastor leaves you To tend some other flock Could it have been the lack of pay? Well, No ****, Sherlock! Don't be so stupid, baby Fork out some dough, now, baby One Preacher Short, and I could cry