“Congregations were low. He was sort of saying really, 'Get your act together, because we are bigger than Jesus at the moment.' Which infuriated—I still got a picture burnt into my memory of some young blond white kid when we were down in Lord knows where, Alabama or somewhere, hammering on the window of our tour bus looking like he was going to try and kill us. It was like, 'Slow down, kid.'”

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