Question: What’s With Female Head Coverings?

testmyconvictions asked:
After reading your post on women in the church I have to ask, do you still find the idea of headcoverings to be relevant and applicable to the church today? I know some people that believe women should wear them and some that believe it was a cultural thing and only for the church back then.

Referring to this post about female pastors, submission, and 1 Timothy 2:11. Originally posted here on my Tumblr.

The subtlety of the language here at the top of 1 Corinthians 11 — Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you. — suggests that Paul was speaking on a cultural matter. Since the conflict in the Corinthian church was between men and women, he HAD to speak on genders too. 

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Quote: Brokenness


We’re broken people looking to broken things to fix our brokenness. Most of us buy more to feel better, when we’re just buying our way right into hell. We’d rather cover up who we really are with the price of hell than just admit, ‘Hey, I’m broken.’ Let’s get real. God already knows. It’s honesty that begins the path to healing.