In an interview with Billboard, Eric Church said
As a husband and a dad, there’s the New Testament, turn-the-other-cheek mentality, and then there’s the Old Testament way of thinking, which is saying, “Hey, if you mess with me, you’re going to get hurt.
I think we carry both. You don’t have to roll over and be weak. There’s so much going on in the world, with the rise in terrorism and violence. I didn’t like the way that I think a lot of people were portraying religion … that it made you soft. You were weak. If they do something to you, you have to walk away.