1 Corinthians 11: Why my daughters and I practice headcovering

An examination of headcoverings 1 Corinthians 11 mandates women are to cover their heads when in public worship. Headcovering in worship was once a practice supported and taught by Christian churches. It is a practice that, due to feminism’s influence, has long been out of favor. My daughters and I cover our heads when in …

The practice of Christian head covering

The covering is not simply her long hair. This supposition would make nonsense of verse 6; for the thought there is, that if she does not have a covering she might as well be shorn or shaven, a supposition without any force whatever if the hair covering is deemed sufficient.

The decision to cover and how to start

Church history bears witness Headcovers were the norm throughout most of church history. There are pictures of Billy Graham’s services from the 1940’s; almost all of the women were covered. Just a few decades forward, in the 1970’s, you’ll notice that about half of the women are wearing head covers. By the 1980’s, no women …

Creation order and headcoverings

Based in creation order The command by our Lord that women cover their heads during a time of corporate worship wasn’t an afterthought. It wasn’t a capricious command by Paul. It is based in creation order: First Adam was created, then Eve–and because of this–so says Scripture–women are to cover their heads in corporate worship. …