Another Reason to Cover in Church

Doing some Googling after yesterday's post, I happened across this article, which has almost the same title as my post from yesterday, but with very different content. It's called "Visiting a Church with a Headcovering," but it is about outreach to Muslims. We might consider that, besides all the other reasons to cover our heads…

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Symbolizing Christ AND the Church

Here is something short and sweet I noticed recently about 1 Corinthians 11. Verse 3 reads, "But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is God." Now, St. Paul goes on to explain that the man is not…

Know Your Reasons

If you are new to head-covering and need a confidence boost, or if you are thinking about starting, one thing that can help is listing the reasons you are drawn to this practice. Knowing your reasons will also help you explain your choice to those who ask you about it. It can also help you…

Is Covering a Calling?

One reason I wanted to start a blog on covering from a Lutheran perspective is that so many head-covering blogs and forums speak of head-covering as a "calling." I reject this term for it because I believe our callings are derived from the objective Word of God and our station in life, not from subjective…