Additional Thoughts

Many Christians seem to be afraid that if the head covering topic is studied / discussed openly and freely, a congregational "split" will occur, since this has happened in the past.

1)   Does a split NECESSARILY have to occur?  Here is a link to a Question & Answer article by a gospel preacher in Nebraska who changed his mind and preaching on the head covering, yet the congregation did not split:
La Vista church of Christ article
If this link does not work, here is a copy of his article which you can read by clicking on this link:
copy of La Vista article
(although I believe he is still mistaken about the meaning of the symbol)

2)  Since we all see the Bible differently on this subject, aren't we already "split" in mind?
"Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment."  (1 Cor. 1:10)


Many Christian women seem to have a very strong resistance to the very idea of wearing a head scarf during worship.

Personally, this is difficult for me to understand.  The first time I saw visitors wearing a head covering I thought it was pretty and feminine, and I still think so. I never thought it looked "weird"; after all, it's basically just a head scarf, which is a simple and classic item of clothing.  Women have been wearing scarves since forever --- for practical reasons like keeping their hair from becoming windblown & keeping warm to non-practical reasons like accessorizing their outfits, adding a splash of color, etc.  So what's the big deal?

There is no doubt that it IS a big deal, though, to many women.

Click here to go to where you can read Rachael B's testimony:
Rachel B's testimony
If the above link does not work, you can find a copy of her testimony here:
copy of Rachael B's testimony
It was a "gut-wrenching" experience for her to start wearing a head covering.


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Thank you so much for your comment! I appreciate any comments, either pro or con, as long as they are made in a manner respectful to others. I want this to be a place where Christian women can think this issue through and reason together, without the quarrelsome type of argument and debate. Since this blog is intended for women only, comments from men will not be published.